Monthly Archives: October 2022

Opal October EP Stream – Opal-Kenobi

An impressive collection of recently-released tracks from Massachusetts emcee Opal-Kenobi, this EP showcases a captivating mix of thoughtful, well-crafted rhymes and unique production

Check The Cassette Beat Tape Stream – Luminous Beings

Southampton’s Luminous Beings duo have dug in the crates to craft this dynamic collection of sampled-based beats.

New Joint – K*Ners / Skinnyman

K*Ners ft. Skinnyman – “Ya Fool” (KNers.BandCamp.Com / 2022)

Bristol’s K*Ners links with the legendary Skinnyman on this rowdy 6th Floor-produced track packed with lively lyricism.

New Joint – DJ Premier

DJ Premier – “Blow Horn Joint” (@RealDJPremier / 2022)

Crisp, feel-good boom-bap off Preemo’s instrumental release “Beats That Collected Dust: Vol. 1”.

New Joint – High John x ILL Conscious

High John x ILL Conscious – “Amir Divine” (@ILL_Conscious / 2022)

Baltimore’s ILL Conscious flows effortlessly over warm, jazz-infused production from Hamburg-based music man High John on this impressive track.

Playground Legends Vol. 2 EP Stream – Athletic Mic League

Michigan’s mighty AML crew make a welcome return with this seven-track selection of vibrant and creative Hip-Hop.

New Joint – Gilly Man Giro

Gilly Man Giro – “Livin'” (GillyManGiro.BandCamp.Com / 2022)

UK emcee Gilly Man Giro delivers raw self-reflection over the soulful thump of producer Violentlyill from his forthcoming album “The Epic Tales Of Gilgamesh”.

New Joint – Professor Daddy-O

Professor Daddy-O – “Welcome To The First Team” (ProfessorDaddyO.BandCamp.Com / 2022)

Stetsasonic legend Daddy-O blends forthright rhymes with laidback production on this opening track off his new album “First Team”.

New Joint – Vinnie Paz

Vinnie Paz – “Faith Healer” (JMTStore.Com / 2022)

Produced by C-Lance and taken from the longstanding Philly emcee’s forthcoming album “Tortured In The Name Of God’s Unconditional Love”.

New Joint – Busta Rhymes / Big Daddy Kane / Conway The Machine

Busta Rhymes ft. Big Daddy Kane & Conway The Machine – “Slap” (@BustaRhymes / 2022)

2022 update of a golden-era Kane / Biz Mark classic featuring a heavyweight line-up of lyrical talent.

New Joint – DoamPeace

DoamPeace – “Red Light, Green Light” (DXARecords.Com / 2022)

DFace DXA-produced head-nodder off New York emcee DoamPeace’s EP “The Goldilocks Zone”.

Nostalgic Energy Album Stream – Prop Hustler

Jersey’s Prop Hustler comes correct on his new album with a potent blend of of raw, bravado-fuelled bars and poignant, soul-searching rhymes, accompanied by the likes of Young Zee, PaceWon and Marv Won.

Foliage EP Stream – Stan Ipcus

If you’re looking for an emcee with genuine character and personality, then make sure you take a moment to check out NY’s Stan Ipcus. Possessing an easygoing, laidback flow and a natural lyrical wit, Big Ip showcases his notable rhyming talents on this seven-track selection of both previously-released and brand new cuts, with production from Jason Griff, Disco Vietnam and Max Bent. Don’t sleep!

Metal Gear Solid (Catastrophic Inventions 2) Album Stream – Big Kahuna OG & Graymatter

Virginia’s charismatic Big Kahuna OG glides across producer Graymatter’s smooth, dusty-fingered beats on this latest quality release from the talented Mutant Academy camp.

New Joint – Kamanchi Sly

Kamanchi Sly – “Master Plan” (HipHop73.Com / 2022)

Quick-fire rhymes from Hijack legend Kamanchi Sly on this self-produced title track from his latest album.

Better With Wine Beat Tape Stream – Storm Watkins

Baltimore’s Storm Watkins captures a variety of musical moods on this latest collection of well-crafted beats.

New Joint – iLLAH

iLLAH – “Wisdom” (iLLAH.BandCamp.Com / 2022)

Reflective, thought-provoking rhymes from Toronto’s iLLAH on this mellow track lifted from his recent SuNYA-produced album “Midnight Soup”.

New Joint – Gods of the Basement / NEMS / Swave Sevah / Poison Pen

Gods of the Basement ft. NEMS, Swave Sevah & Poison Pen – “Banana Clips” (GodsoftheBasement.Com / 2022)

NY representatives and End Of The Weak co-founders Prolific Wone and Big Zoo set it off with assistance from a heavyweight line-up of lyricists on this Chris Weigen-produced posse cut.

New Joint – Rob Cave & Small Professor

Rob Cave & Small Professor – “Through The Woods” (RobCaveJr.BandCamp.Com / 2022)

Intricate, thoughtful rhymes and quality, upbeat production from the NY / Philly duo’s recent collaborative album “Respect Wildlife”.

New Joint – Race Bannon x Kenautis Smith / Vell Da General

Race Bannon x Kenautis Smith ft. Vell Da General – “Doo Wop” (Race.BandCamp.Com / 2022)

Smooth, soulful Chicago Hip-Hop off the recent Bannon / Smith album “Aandete”.