Category Archives: Midwest Hip-Hop

New Joint – Lord Hakim / Lord Jamar

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Lord Hakim ft. Lord Jamar – “Peace God” (@LordHakim614 / 2015)

Columbus, Ohio producer-on-the-mic Hakim trades Five Percent flavour with the Brand Nubian member from his album “Born With A Determined Idea”.


New Joint – DJ Dez & DJ Butter / Mountain Climbaz

DJ Dez & DJ Butter ft. Mountain Climbaz (Strike & Journalist 103) – “Dominating” (CrazyNoiseProd / 2015)

Rugged street-hop from the Detroit production duo’s recent album “A Piece Of The Action”.


New Joint – Lord Hakim / Planet Asia

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Lord Hakim ft. Planet Asia – “Scripturez” (@LordHakim614 / 2015)

Raw righteousness from the Ohio-based Five Percent emcee’s self-produced album “Born With A Determined Idea”.

New Joint – Hellsent & Batsauce

Hellsent & Batsauce – “Escapism” (@Galapagos4 / 2014)

The Chicago emcee destroys a familiar Flaming Ember sample on this track from his new Batsauce-produced album “Bat Outta Hell”.

New Joint – The Ol’ Days

The Ol’ Days – “Famous (Floyd Mayweather)” (@The_OlDaysMusic / 2015)

Chicago duo Ki Of NC and Rookie Chi stamp their brand of Hip-Hop and humour all over this lead single from their forthcoming sophomore album “Silver Alert”.


New Joint – Tunnel Movement

Tunnel Movement – “Honey” / “Road Less Traveled” (@TunnelMovement / 2014)

Footage of Chicago duo Kwote1 and N.O.A.H. performing two tracks from their brilliant “Overlooked” album at Lombard, Illinois venue Brauer House.

New Joint – King Drive

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King Drive – “Dedicated To The Poor” (@KingDrive2 / 2014)

Windy City duo Rob Smooth and JD deliver vivid, street-related rhymes from their forthcoming Frozen Files-affiliated project “Made In Chicago” to be released courtesy of former Loud Records A&Rs Schott Free and Matty C.