Category Archives: Downloads

Solace Of Knowledge EP Stream – Xidus Pain

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Delivering his sixth project of the year so far, UK emcee Xidus Pain offers more personal and thoughtful lyricism throughout this seven-track EP.

 

New Joint – Helsinki Booze Merchants

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Helsinki Booze Merchants – “Tokyo Drift” (BrokeRecords.BandCamp.Com / 2020)

With alter-egos in full effect, UK wordsmiths Luca Brazi (Lasagna Baghdad), Benny Diction (Paolo Pumpernickel) and MNSR Frites (Bald Daniels) offer a dope preview of their forthcoming collabo release “Film Poster Whips”, a concept-based project aiming to deliver “an introspective take on getting older in rap and an appreciation for the finer things” in the trio’s own unique style.

Summer Daze Vol. 1 EP Stream – Spittzwell x Boog Brown

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Refreshing like a cool breeze, Detroit-raised, Atlanta-based emcee Boog Brown glides over the sublime, jazz-influenced production of fellow ATL resident Spittzwell on this quality addition to her already impressive catalogue – personal, sincere, inspiring.

True Grit Beat Tape Stream – ILLCosby

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Eclectic selection of sample-based beats from the NY producer underpinned by a smooth, soulful swagger.

New Joint – Kinetik & Micall Parknsun / El Ay

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Kinetik & Micall Parknsun ft. El Ay – “Wishful Thinking” (IAmKinetik.BandCamp.Com / 2020)

London lyricist Kinetik paints a detailed picture of his ideal world on this lead track off his forthcoming Micall Parknsun-produced EP “Spin Cycle”.

Best Of The Flood Mixtape Stream – DJ Akiin / Nowaah The Flood

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Extensive 39-track mixtape showcasing the undeniable rhyme skills of Dallas emcee Nowaah The Flood, featuring cuts produced by DirtyDiggs, Agallah, Farma Beats and more.

60 Raw Ones – Straight Out The SP! Beat Tape Stream – Mac McRaw

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Crate-digger extraordinaire Mac McRaw (of Vinyl Veterans fame) delivers a flawless lesson in beat science with this dope instrumental project rooted in the sonic crunch and grit of the iconic SP1200.

Featuring beats recorded between 1993 and 2020, the fact that it’s impossible to determine from which period each individual track comes from is a testament to the timeless quality of the music that can be crafted with an SP when the machine is in the hands of a true master.

Nod ya head to this!

Straight From The Crate Cave – Rawkus Edition Mix Stream – Donnie Propa

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Heavy Links member and talented deejay Donnie Propa celebrates the catalogue of NYC’s Rawkus Records with this extensive mixtape project, featuring over sixty underground favourites from the likes of Mos Def, Sir Menelik and L-Fudge that were released via the label that helped define Hip-Hop’s mid-to-late 90s independent era.

Archives From Planet Poetry Album Stream – Dart Amulets

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If you’re someone who really likes to study lyrics, then consider this latest project from London’s Silas Zephania essential listening. Packed with verses full of multi-layered meaning, “Archives From…” contains rhymes that demand to be decoded, interpreted, rewound and reinterpreted. Backed by the accomplished beats of producer Ashem, Zephania delivers music to sharpen your third-eye vision throughout this release.

New Joint – Jamel Rocwell

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Jamel Rocwell – “Wear Your Mask” (AllElementsMusicGroup.BandCamp.Com / 2020)

The Brooklyn emcee (formerly known as Sav Killz) offers straight-talking social commentary on this Chuck LaWayne-produced track.

Listen Album Stream – Marlow Digs

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Smooth, soulful, jazz-influenced beats perfect for late-night relaxation from the Portugal-based producer.

New Joint – DJ Cosm / Sadat X / El Da Sensei / Prince Po

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DJ Cosm ft. Sadat X, El Da Sensei & Prince Po – “Rules” (BeatsHouse.BandCamp.Com / 2020)

Canadian producer DJ Cosm of Dragon Fli Empire fame enlists the skills of a timeless trio of golden-era greats on this limited edition vinyl release.

 

New Joint – Amerigo Gazaway

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Amerigo Gazaway – “Indivisible” (SoulMatesProject.BandCamp.Com / 2020)

The Cali artist calls for social change and justice on this thought-provoking, self-produced cut.

New Joint – MysDiggi & Downstroke

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MysDiggi & Downstroke – “Make The Cut” (DeuceDeuceRecords.BandCamp.Com / 2020)

London’s ever-impressive MysDiggi pairs his punchy flows with loose, funky true-school flavour from producer Downstroke for this dope collabo single.

Blue Notes Album Stream – Type.Raw

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Ranging from jazzy, butter-smooth soundscapes to crisp, soulful head-nodders, this brilliantly crafted instrumental project from Norway’s Type.Raw offers soothing sonic stress relief in abundance.

New Joint – Iron Wigs / Roc Marciano

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Iron Wigs ft. Roc Marciano – “Bally Animals & Rugbys” (MelloMusicGroup.BandCamp.Com / 2020)

Second drop off the forthcoming “Your Birthday’s Cancelled” collabo album from Chicago emcees Vic Spencer and Verbal Kent produced entirely by the UK’s Sonnyjim.

 

REINVENTION EP Stream – Free Mind

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Having supplied beats to the likes of Westside Gunn, Vic Spencer and Recognize Ali, Los Angeles-based producer Free Mind drops a solid selection of soul-laced tracks on this quality release.

New Joint – Skyzoo

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Skyzoo – “A Song For Fathers” (MMG-Skyzoo.BandCamp.Com / 2020)

The Brooklyn emcee celebrates fatherhood by dropping some personal recollections over !llmind production on this track from his concept-based EP “Milestones”.

New Joint – NE$$ x Baby J

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NE$$ x Baby J – “Rona” (NessxBabyJ.BandCamp.Com / 2020)

NE$$ of Brooklyn duo A-Alikes reacts to pandemic life in NY on this cut from his forthcoming “21st Century Blues” album with veteran UK producer Baby J.

The Nowaah And The Dewer EP Stream – Nowaah The Flood & Dewer

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Dallas, Texas wordsmith Nowaah The Flood further builds on his ever-growing reputation as one of the underground’s most consistent talents with this new EP, backed-up by the impeccable beat science of Boston’s Dewer (formerly known as Evilldewer).