Category Archives: Southern Hip-Hop

Screen Gem$ II Album Stream – Ca$ablanca

Dallas-based wordsmith Ca$ablanca returns with a new collection of unapologetically raw rhymes, bolstered by top-quality productions from the likes of Kurse, TITOtheCzar, Rob Deniro and more.

Quiet Mind EP Stream – Dan Johns

Divine Suns member and South Carolina emcee Dan Johns showcases his forthright brand of thoughtful, well crafted lyricism on this new five-track EP.

New Joint – Archibald SLIM

Archibald SLIM – “Shrimp & Oysters” (@POWRecordings / 2022)

Personal reflection and street-smart sentiments on this DMV Willie-produced track from Atlanta emcee Archibald SLIM’s new album “Worldly Ways”.

New Joint – Khalil Nasim

Khalil Nasim – “shineBRITE.” (KhalilNasim.BandCamp.Com / 2022)

North Carolina’s Khalil Nasim drops sincere, personal rhymes over mellow Timeless Era beats.

New Joint – Arrested Development / Dee-1

Arrested Development ft. Dee-1 – “Yes Always” (OfficialArrestedDevelopment.BandCamp.Com / 2022)

Lively, rousing Configa-produced track from the veteran group’s impressive 2021 album “For The FKN Love”.

New Joint – Archibald Slim / Gabe Nandez

Archibald Slim ft. Gabe Nandez – “Worldly Ways” (@POWRecordings / 2022)

Atlanta’s Archibald Slim and New York’s Gabe Nandez deliver contemplative rhymes over smooth, soulful Willie-produced beats on this title track from the Southern artist’s soon-to-be-released album.

New Joint – Sol Messiah / Evidence

Sol Messiah ft. Evidence – “Limitless” (@SolMessiah / 2022)

Atlanta-based producer Sol Messiah teams-up with the ever-impressive Evidence for one of the many standout tracks from his recent “GOD CMPLX” album.

Never Meet Your Heroes Beat Tape Stream – Juran Ratchford

North Carolina-based saxophonist and producer Juran Ratchford showcases his diverse musical influences on this well-crafted instrumental release.

New Joint – OC From NC & DJ Flash

OC From NC & DJ Flash – “Zion” (OCFromNC.BandCamp.Com / 2022)

Soulful rawness from North Carolina emcee OC From NC’s new album “The List God Sent Us” which is produced entirely by the Justus League’s DJ Flash.

New Joint – GodBody Science

GodBody Science – “Done With Rap” (@GodBodyScience / 2022)

A short burst of sharp rhymes and impressive self-produced beats from Atlanta-based artist GodBody Science’s new release “Speak No Evil”.

Kognizant EP Stream – Kaution Mr. 700 x Jah Born

Compton-raised emcee Kaution Mr. 700 delivers engaging, urgent rhymes rooted in personal experience over Dallas-based collaborator Jah Born’s distinctive production.

New Joint – DJ Premier / Remy Ma / Rapsody

DJ Premier ft. Remy Ma & Rapsody – “Remy Rap” (@RealDJPremier / 2022)

The sparse slap of Preemo’s production provides the perfect backdrop here for the competition-crushing flows of Remy Ma and Rapsody on this latest track to be lifted from the recent “Hip Hop 50, Vol. 1” EP.

New Joint – Dabbla / Illaman / GEAR / Benofficial

Dabbla, Illaman, GEAR & Benofficial – “Main Man Syndrome” (PotentFunk.Com / 2022)

Make sure you put your ego in check before listening to this heavyweight Forest DLG-produced UK / US posse cut from the mighty Potent Funk label.

New Joint – Sol Messiah / Cambatta

Sol Messiah ft. Cambatta – “Sol Supreme” (SolMessiah.BandCamp.Com / 2022)

Atlanta producer Sol Messiah drops the speaker-thumping lead single from his new “GOD CMPLX” album, which features a long list of skilled lyricists that includes Sa-Roc, Evidence, TriState and more.

Between Midnights EP Stream – Sean Boog

The talented Sean Boog drops the third release in his “Midnight” series, another brilliant EP from the North Carolina emcee full of down-to-earth, contemplative rhymes laced with sharp wit, backed by masterful production from CHVRLES. Don’t sleep!

New Joint – Paul Wall & Termanology / KXNG Crooked / Wais P

Paul Wall & Termanology ft. KXNG Crooked & Wais P – “Clubber Lang” (@PaulWallBaby / @TermanologyST / 2022)

Statik Selektah-produced highlight from the Paul Wall / Termanology collabo release “Start 2 Finish”, one of the year’s most entertaining albums so far.

New Joint – AJ Snow & Jansport J

AJ Snow & Jansport J – “’83 El Camino” (JansportJMusic.BandCamp.Com / 2022)

Dallas-based artist AJ Snow glides across the butter-smooth production of LA’s Jansport J on this lead single from the pair’s forthcoming album “No Awards For The Real”.

New Joint – Ca$ablanca x iLL-Sugi

Ca$ablanca x iLL-Sugi – “Krugerrand” (Casablanca92fs.BandCamp.Com / 2022)

Texas-based emcee Ca$ablanca lets off an energetic outburst of razor-sharp wordplay over production from Japan’s iLL-Sugi.

New Joint – Shane Kidd / Josias

Shane Kidd ft Josias- “Shadowboxing” (ShaneKidd.BandCamp.Com / 2022)

Dallas-raised, Atlanta-based artist Shane Kidd delivers powerful, relatable rhymes designed to inspire as we all deal with the weight of life on this 9K AUD!O-produced track from his recent “Good Mourning” album.

The Great Awakening EP Stream – Sirius B

North Carolina’s Sirius B returns with a succinct six-track EP featuring production from Drew Prince and J-Wizdum.