Monthly Archives: April 2023

New Joint – 74db / Wu-Tang Clan

Wu-Tang Clan – “C.R.E.A.M. – 74db Space Mix” (74db / 2023)

The UK’s 74db revisits a Clan classic, placing the rhymes of Raekwon and Inspectah Deck over a musical backdrop that is both calming and melancholic.

New Joint – J DaVon Harris / Skyzoo

J DaVon Harris ft. Skyzoo – “Bust Down Squares” (@JDaVonHarris / 2023)

Virginia’s J DaVon Harris drops slick rhymes alongside the always impressive Skyzoo on this Remo Willz-produced track.

New Joint – Lloyd Luther

Lloyd Luther – “Limbo” (@LloydLuther1 / 2023)

Leicester’s Lloyd Luther proves yet again why he’s one of the most talented lyricists coming out of the UK, reaching new levels of creativity with this latest self-produced single.

New Joint – Cappadonna / True Master

Cappadonna x True Master – “Justice” (@RealCappadonna / 2023)

Staten Island slanguage and Five Percent-inspired rhymes on this True Master-produced track off Cappadonna’s 2022 album “Da Illage”.

New Joint – Staxx / ILL Conscious / Jamil Honesty

Staxx ft. ILL Conscious & Jamil Honesty – “Jewels From Kings” (Staxx65.BandCamp.Com / 2023)

Verbal swords are swung over rugged, rattling drums on this cut lifted off the debut album “La Ilegada” from Baltimore emcee Staxx.

New Joint – Eloh Kush x Jahbaton

Eloh Kush x Jahbaton – “The Arrival” (ElohKush.Com / 2023)

New Jersey’s Eloh Kush teams-up with fellow Angelz Inc member Jahbaton to deliver the lead single off their forthcoming Julez White-produced EP “Maroonz”.

New Joint – Dan Greenpeace & Diamond D

Dan Greenpeace & Diamond D – “Nowhere To Run To” (@Soulspazm / 2023)

Diggin’ In The Crates legend Diamond drops swaggering rhymes over drama-laced production from Dan Greenpeace of Hip-Hop Connection / Fat Lace / All City fame.

New Joint – Napoleon Da Legend & Nejma Nefertiti

Napoleon Da Legend & Nejma Nefertiti – “Hors d’Oeuvre” (NapoleonDaLegend.BandCamp.Com / 2023)

The two Brooklyn-based emcees drop skillful verses on this cut lifted from their 2021 album “Alter Ego”.

New Joint – junclassic

junclassic – “Jealous He” (junclassic.BandCamp.Com / 2023)

Taken from the Queens, NY emcee’s recent “Snapshots” EP which is produced entirely by the UK’s Giallo Point.

New Joint – King Kashmere & Alecs DeLarge

King Kashmere & Alecs DeLarge – “Damien Darhk” (@HighFocusUK / 2023)

Another quality collaboration from the UK duo which hopefully suggests a full-length album may be in the pipeline via the High Focus label.

New Joint – Edo.G & Mr. Skip

Edo.G & Mr. Skip ft. DJ Sno – “Excuses” (@EdoGBoston / @Mr_Skip_Musik / 2023)

Boston-meets-Los Angles on this Edo.G-produced track.

New Joint – DJ Muggs x Meyhem Lauren x Madlib

DJ Muggs x Meyhem Lauren x Madlib – “OD Wilson” (SoulAssassins.Com / 2023)

Taken from the album “Champagne For Breakfast”.

New Joint – Apollo Brown & Philmore Greene

Apollo Brown & Philmore Greene – “Immaculate” (MelloMusicGroup.BandCamp.Com / 2023)

New video to accompany one of the many gems found on the Detroit / Chicago duo’s brilliant 2022 album “Cost Of Living”.

New Joint – Airklipz x Thugs Bunny

Airklipz x Thugs Bunny – “Fly Right” (NyarkMusic.BandCamp.Com / 2023)

Hypnotic, laidback production and lyrical food for thought off the “Smooth Street Lullabies” release from London emcee Airklipz and talented music man Thugs Bunny.

Desert Mountain Crib: The Immobilarity Remixes Album Stream – Raekwon x Tokyo Cigar

Maryland’s musical scientist Tokyo Cigar blends his unique production style with a selection of Wu darts from Raekwon’s 1999 sophomore solo album “Immobilarity” (a release which many were disappointed with when it originally dropped, but an album that, for the most part, I’ve always enjoyed).

New Joint – Agallah Don Bishop / YZ

Agallah Don Bishop ft. YZ – “Force Em To Fold” (AgallahMusic.BandCamp.Com / 2023)

New Jersey golden-era favourite YZ makes a welcome return on this triumphant track from Agallah’s “Endangered Species Protocol” album.

New Joint – Supreme Cerebral x Vinyl Villain

Supreme Cerebral x Vinyl Villain – “Bas Rutten” (BugzyNino17.BandCamp.Com / 2023)

Rough, rugged and raw beats and rhymes from LA wordsmith Supreme Cerebral’s recent album “The Emperor’s Deity” produced entirely by Vinyl Villain.

New Joint – The 6th Letter & Mike Shabb

The 6th Letter & Mike Shabb – “Gorgeous Features” (BKRSCLB.Com / 2023)

Canada’s The 6th Letter drops the first single off his forthcoming Mike Shabb-produced album “Je Ne Sais Quoi”.

New Joint – Kesper & LEX

Kesper & LEX – “All In Together” (AnHonorableExchange.BandCamp.Com / 2023)

Taken from the Queens, NY duo’s new collabo album “An Honorable Exchange 2” which features appearances from Kurious, Skanks The Rap Martyr, $amhill and more.

New Joint – Crimeapple

Crimeapple – “Sabretooth” (@_Crimeapple_ / 2023)

Atmospheric late-night hype produced by Loman and taken from Crime’s forthcoming album “YDFWC?3”.