Category Archives: Italian Hip-Hop

New Joint – Brainorchestra x Alsogood

Brainorchestra x Alsogood – “Chosen” (Brainorchestra.BandCamp.Com / 2021)

Smooth, drum-heavy single off the new “Olive Branch” collabo EP from New Jersey’s Brainorchestra and Italy’s Alsogood.

New Joint – Icon Curties & Vic Spencer

Icon Curties & Vic Spencer – “Grim Reaper In Sneakers” (IconCurties.BandCamp.Com / 2020)

Chicago’s Vic Spencer delivers his trademark brand of laidback lyrical dominance over the understated sonic drama of producer Icon Curties off the pair’s new EP “Bare Maximum”.

New Joint – Koralle / Isatta Sheriff

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Koralle ft. Isatta Sheriff – “Laid Back” (Koralle.BandCamp.Com / 2020)

Brilliant collaboration between Italy’s Koralle and London’s Isatta Sherif, with the pair achieving a memorable mix of sublime, jazz-infused production and sharp, socially-aware wordplay.

New Joint – Skyzoo & Dumbo Station

Skyzoo & Dumbo Station – “Good Enough Reasons” (@Skyzoo / 2020)

Lead single off the forthcoming album “The Bluest Note” from NY emcee Skyzoo and Italian jazz band Dumbo Station.

New Joint – Recognize Ali & Icon Curties

Recognize Ali & Icon Curties – “No Introduction” (IconCurties.BandCamp.Com / 2019)

String-laden rawness off the new Ali / Icon collabo EP “Ghost Protocol”.

Good Morning World Album Stream – Dr. Mechanic

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Melodic, sample-heavy boom-bap from the Italy-based producer.

New Joint – Mic Handz / Sgravo

Mic Handz ft. Sgravo & DJ Fastcut – “Mission Is Clear” (@TheRealMicHandz / 2016)

Brooklyn’s Mic Handz connects with Italy’s Sgravo on this R-Kitech-produced banger.

New Joint – FatFatCorFunk

FatFatCorFunk – “Educated Man In The Motherland” / “Preacher” / “Soldier” (@FatFatCorFunk / 2016)

Italian turntable techniques off the album “A Garden Of My Fathers”.

New Joint – FatFat Corfunk

FatFat Corfunk – “B-Boy Jazz” / “Once Upon A Time A Child Of The Funk” (@FatFatCorfunk / 2015)

Inventive, Italian true-school flavour off the “A Garden Of My Fathers” soundtrack album.

Beatxploitation Album Download – The Beatfonics Crew

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The Italian production collective plunder classic 70s blaxploitation soundtracks for their latest compilation which is built around samples from Isaac Hayes, Marvin Gaye, Quincy Jones and more – download here.

FromWhereWeGoBack Album Download – Actual Facts

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Italy’s Actual Facts crew pay homage to the boom-bap sounds of 90s East Coast Hip-Hop with their new free compilation featuring artists and producers such as ManOnWire (UK), Keor Meteor (France) and The Benchwarmers Clique (USA) – download here.

New Joint – DJ aliK / LostPoet

DJ aliK ft. Lost Poet – “Nostalgia” (aliK.BandCamp.Com / 2013)

The Italy-based producer teams-up with California’s LostPoet for this mellow track from the album “Invisible Landscape”.

New Joint – Project Manzu / Timbo King

Project Manzu ft. Timbo King – “Russian Lifts” (Chambermusik / 2012)

Taken from Italian duo Daimajin and Divine Souljah’s Bronze Nazareth-produced album “Knowing Project Manzu” which features Solomon Childs, Prodigal Sunn, Kevlaar 7 and more.