Monthly Archives: October 2020

New Joint – Genesis Elijah

Genesis Elijah – “Man Made Monster” (GenesisElijah.BandCamp.Com / 2020)

The UK emcee unleashes a punishing barrage of fiery bars on this dramatic Pastor Dutchie-produced track off the album “The Creature From Beneath The Mainstream”.

New Joint – Jay Holly

Jay Holly – “49ers” (@JayHolly247 / 2020)

Produced by Vitto_Himself x ChiefProd.

New Joint – Ray West & AG

Ray West & AG – “Follow The Drip” (@RedApples45 / 2020)

Mellow Rotten Apple flavour from the Bronx duo’s new “NYLUV” release, which features O.C., L-Fudge, Sadat X and more.

New Joint – Veteran Eye x Vann Go

Veteran Eye x Vann Go – “Rayful Edmond” (VeteranEye.BandCamp.Com / 2020)

West Coast lyricist Veteran Eye delivers some “grown man business” over the rolling beats of producer Vann Go from the pair’s topical collabo album “2020: An American Tale”.

New Joint – YNX716 & Manzu Beatz

YNX716 & Manzu Beatz – “Hidden Gems” (ManzuBeatz.BandCamp.Com / 2020)

Buffalo, NY’s YNX716 continues his run of quality material with this latest release from his Manzu Beatz-produced EP “Golden Bars”.

That 80’s Beat Tape Stream – Hobgoblin

Birmingham-based producer Hobgoblin takes creative inspiration from the music of the 80s on this quality instrumental release.

New Joint – Japreme Magnetic / Cee Knowledge

Japreme Magnetic ft. Cee Knowledge – “Lord Lael” (JapremeMagnetic.BandCamp.Com / 2020)

Five Percent-influenced flavour from Washington DC artist Japreme Magnetic’s “Leverage” EP, with lyrical assistance from Cee Knowledge of Digable Planets fame.

New Joint – Rapsody

Rapsody – “12 Problems” (@Rapsody / 2020)

Powerful imagery accompanies the North Carolina emcee’s impactful rhymes on this Don Cannon / CuBeatz-produced track from Roc Nation’s “Reprise” compilation.

New Joint – Busta Rhymes / M.O.P.

Busta Rhymes ft. M.O.P. – “Czar” (@BustaRhymes / 2020)

Epic visuals from Busta’s triumphant new album “Extinction Level Event 2: The Wrath Of God”.

New Joint – DnD (DillaxDres) / Chuck D

DnD (DillaxDres) ft. Chuck D – “Dilla Drums” (@DresBlackSheep / 2020)

Politically-charged social commentary from Native Tongues legend Dres’s forthcoming Ma Dukes-approved album “No Words”, recorded with a selection of hand-picked Dilla beats.

New Joint – Yaw Geez

Yaw Geez – “Dushane And Sully” (YawMusic.BandCamp.Com / 2020)

Slick flows and witty rhymes on this King Rem-produced track from the NY artist’s new album “Back To The Bassment”.

New Joint – Verbz & Mr Slipz / Fliptrix

Verbz & Mr Slipz ft. Fliptrix – “My Wonders” (@HighFocusUK / 2020)

The UK duo deliver another mellow, contemplative gem from their forthcoming “Radio Waves” album – a project which is shaping up to be one of 2020’s best releases based on the quality of the material dropped from it so far.

Playground Legends Vol. 1 EP Stream – Athletic Mic League

Originally hailing from Michigan but with members now scattered across the US, the Athletic Mic League crew (responsible for such underground favourites as 2002’s “Sweats And Kicks”) have reunited for this quality seven-track EP, with the likes of Buff1, 14KT and DJ Haircut (aka Mayer Hawthorne) proving that the group’s chemistry and bond are both as strong as ever.


New Joint – Rome Streetz

Rome Streetz – “Mommy’s Seed” (@Rome_Streetz / 2020)

Produced by Wavy Da Ghawd and taken from the NY emcee’s “Noise Kandy 4” release.

New Joint – Substance810

Substance810 – “Lay Your King Down” (@Substance810 / 2020)

Checkmate! Michigan’s Substance810 takes control of the board on this dope cut lifted from his new Chuck Chan-produced EP “Chess Pieces”.

New Joint – Dug Boogie / Dynas

Dug Boogie ft. Dynas – “Dinner Served” (HopStew.BandCamp.Com / 2020)

String-laden boom-bap from the Decatur, Georgia-based producer’s “Boogie Season” EP featuring the lyrical skills of the always-impressive Dynas.

New Joint – One Be Lo / Aja Black

One Be Lo ft. Aja Black – “Bars and be yawned (Son shine and reign)” (OneBeLo.BandCamp.Com / 2020)

Poignant, autobiographical rhymes produced by Eric G and taken from the Binary Star emcee’s new album “Baby (Being a black youth)”.

New Joint – Sleep Sinatra

Sleep Sinatra – “1000Bottles” / “Zombie Dust” (SleepSinatra1.BandCamp.Com / 2020)

Back-to-back visuals from the talented Nebraska artist’s recent Killer Kane-produced EP “Voodoo Kit”.

New Joint – Pete Rock

Pete Rock – “Say It Again” (@PeteRock / 2020)

Legendary producer Pete Rock pairs striking imagery with the shimmering soul of this first track to be lifted from the forthcoming “Petestrumentals 3” album.

Ba-Loo-S Album Stream – Magno Garcia x Chairman Chow

Magno Garcia showcases his sharp skills over the gritty, moody production of fellow Boston representative Chairman Chow throughout the pair’s new collabo album.