Category Archives: Instrumental Hip-Hop

Switch Up Beat Tape Stream – BobaFatt

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An eclectic blend of flavours from the longstanding UK deejay, ranging from melodic drum & bass (“Make Moves”) and stripped-down space-age jazz (“Casey Freqz”), to broken-beat boom-bap (“Enquiring Minds”) and future-shock soul (“Shum Shum”).

This is a journey into sound….

You Stole My Beat Stream – Farma Beats

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A key figure in the UK Hip-Hop scene, Task Force legend Farma’s reputation on the mic is unshakeable, with the London-based emcee having also built an equally formidable rep in recent times on the production tip, via work with the likes of Mach Hommy, Recognize Ali, Rome Streetz and more.

On this first ‘beat-tape’ project to emerge from Farma’s lab, he effectively showcases his talent for crafting quality boom-bap-influenced instrumentals laced with obscure, well-chosen samples.

anythingism Beat Tape Stream – jacuzzi jefferson

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Having worked with the likes of Raekwon, Kool A.D. of Das Racist and Mr. MFN eXquire as a member of NYC-based production outfit Pool Cosby, Brooklyn’s jacuzzi jefferson steps out on the solo tip with “anythingism”.

To simply label this project as a beat tape really doesn’t do it justice as there’s definitely a lot happening here musically, with jefferson layering samples with meticulous care and precision, resulting in a mellow collection of lush, soulful soundscapes which will inspire your mind to float high above the clouds.

Valiant Beat Tape Stream – ScholarMan

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Soulful thirty-track strong collection of beats from the Maryland-based artist.

Boring Beats Vol. 1 EP Stream – MLT

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High-grade head-nod vibes from the Cambridge, UK beatmaker.

New Joint – BlacKeys

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BlacKeys – “Moody Blue” (@BlacKeysBeats / 2019)

Rolling drums and jazzy samples from the Milton Keynes-based producer’s “Dusty Two’s – Vol. 2” single.

 

Black Studies Beat Tape Stream – Askia Ade

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Soulful, jazzy, boom-bap-driven edutainment from NY’s Askia Ade paying tribute to African Studies pioneer Professor William Leo Hansberry.