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New Joint – Kxng Crooked & Bronze Nazareth / Hus Kingpin / Killah Priest

Kxng Crooked & Bronze Nazareth ft. Hus Kingpin & Killah Priest – “Outer Limits” (GravitasRap.Com / 2020)

Top-shelf lyricism taken from the Long Beach / Detroit duo’s recent album “Gravitas”.

New Joint – Dom Pachino / Prodigal Sunn

Dom Pachino ft. Prodigal Sunn – “Guilty Conscience” (@PRTerrorist / 2018)

Produced by Bronze Nazareth and taken from the Killarmy member’s “War Poetry” album.

New Joint – Lord Jessiah / Guilty Simpson / Bronze Nazareth

Lord Jessiah ft. Guilty Simpson & Bronze Nazareth – “Stress Plates” (@Black7Pro / 2017)

Taken from the Motown artist’s album “Grounds Of Detroit 2: The Wrath Of God”.

New Joint – Trademark Blud

Trademark Blud – “Take A Seat” (@TrademarkBlud / 2016)

The UK emcee links with Wu-Tang-affiliate Bronze Nazareth for this rugged head-nodder off the “Tricks Of The Trade 2” project.

New Joint – Dom Pachino / Inspectah Deck

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Dom Pachino ft. Inspectah Deck – “Red Dots” (@PRTerrorist / 2016)

Bronze Nazareth-produced cut from the Killarmy member’s forthcoming “Gemini Mind”album.

New Joint – Dom Pachino

Dom Pachino – “Rich In Respect” (@PRTerrorist / 2016)

Taken from the Killarmy member’s Bronze Nazareth-produced album “War Poetry”.

New Joint – Salute Da Kidd / Dom Pachino

Salute Da Kidd ft. Dom Pachino – “Middle Eastern (Lone Star)” (@Salute_Da_Kidd / 2015)

Bronze Nazareth-produced track from the Wisemen member’s forthcoming album “Diggstown”.

War Poetry Album Stream – Dom Pachino & Bronze Nazareth

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Killarmy’s Dom Pachino steps out of the slums of Shaolin once again with a new collection of rugged joints to stomp your Timberlands to, with this Bronze Nazareth-produced album featuring such Wu-affiliates as Killa Sin, Pop Da Brown Hornet and Prodigal Sunn.

New Joint – Dom Pachino & Bronze Nazareth / Bugsy Da God / Leatha Fase

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Dom Pachino & Bronze Nazareth ft. Bugsy Da God & Leatha Fase – “Warheadz” (@PRTerrorist / 2015)

Rugged, battle-ready banger from the Killarmy member’s new Bronze Nazareth-produced album “War Poetry” featuring Killa Sin, Timbo King, C-Rayz Walz and more.

The Illahstrator Album Stream – Illah Dayz

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Wisemen member Illah Dayz reps for his crew in no uncertain terms on this dope solo project, with the Detroit emcee spitting street rhetoric and raw righteousness over gritty beats from Bronze Nazareth and Kevlaar 7 (RIP).

New Joint – LostPoet & Kincee / Bronze Nazareth

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LostPoet & Kincee ft. Bronze Nazareth – “The Return – Remix” (OfficialKincee.BandCamp.Com / 2015)

Detroit’s Bronze Nazareth adds some of his gritty trademark flavour to this track from the brilliant “Golden Calf” album.

New Joint – Illah Dayz

Illah Dayz – “I Roll A Route” (@IllahDayz / 2015)

Bronze Nazareth-produced lead single from the Wisemen member’s forthcoming solo album “The Illahstrator”.

New Joint – Willie The Kid & Bronze Nazareth

Willie The Kid & Bronze Nazareth – “Sweet Sorrow” (Daylights.BandCamp.Com / 2015)

Rugged-yet-soulful beats and rhymes from the Michigan duo’s 2014 collabo album “The Living Daylights”.

New Joint – Bronze Nazareth

Bronze Nazareth ft. Phillie, Salute Da Kidd & Lord Jessiah – “JJ Evans” (@BronzeNazareth / 2015)

Taken from the Detroit producer-on-the-mic’s “Thought For Food Vol. 3”.

100 Best Albums & EPs Of 2014 (Part Five) – Verb T / PRhyme / Bronze Nazareth etc.

Check Part One, Part Two, Part Three and Part Four.

DJ Lord Ron & Wildelux – “The Sinister Theory” (String Note Recordings) – West Coast producer Lord Ron joined forces with Bronx-born emcee Wildelux for this raw, concise lesson in quality boom-bap-driven Hip-Hop. The quality, sample-heavy beats supplied by Ron provided the perfect musical backdrop for ‘Lux’s take-no-prisoners lyrical approach, with the skilled wordsmith displaying a relentless verbal vigour as he offered his thoughts on a variety of topics. Salute!

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MKV & Concept – “Dreams & Reality” (Essenchill Records) – Chicago-born, Pittsburgh-based emcee MKV took full advantage of New Zealand producer Concept’s soulful, drum-heavy musical style on this mellow-yet-captivating EP. Sharing his hopes, regrets and personal memories throughout this release, MKV exorcised some personal demons whilst encouraging listeners to make the most out of life. Motivational true-school beats and rhymes.

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John Robinson & PVD – “Modern Vintage” (Brick Records) – A potent combination of present-day technology and old-school musical equipment, this joint effort from veteran NY emcee John Robinson and composer / producer Pat Van Dyke lived up to its title with plenty of style and creativity. Celebrating the potential music has to be timeless, organic and powerful, the pair drew inspiration from old-school Hip-Hop, jazz and soul to deliver an uplifting collection of positive vibes.

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Men Of Many Crowns – “Men Of Many Crowns” (MenOfManyCrowns.Com) – San Diego duo MoodSwingKing and W. Steele mixed razor-sharp lyricism and soul-drenched production with West Coast sensibilities on this confidently-delivered project, further proving that the artists currently ruling the mainstream don’t always deserve to wear the crown.

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The Kingdom – “No Rest In The Kingdom” (TheKingdomMusic.BandCamp.Com) – Based in North Carolina but originally from New Jersey and Pennsylvania respectively, emcee King Draft and producer Jerm Scorcese dropped one of the most accomplished debuts of the year with “No Rest In The Kingdom”. Lyrical food-for-thought and melodic soundscapes meshed together perfectly, taking the listener on a unique and intoxicating sonic journey. Plus, anyone who samples Art Of Noise’s 80s classic “Moments In Love” always gets props over here.

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PRhyme – “PRhyme” (PRhyme Records) – Based around samples from the catalogue of LA music man Adrian Younge, this collabo album from the mighty DJ Premier and Detroit mic vet Royce Da 5’9 could only have resulted in quality music. Packing each track with endless punchlines and clever references, Royce provided numerous rewind-worthy verses throughout the project, whilst Primo worked magic behind the boards and gave his traditional boom-bap sound an interesting twist.

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Verb T – “Medicated Dreams” (High Focus Records) – Since his debut on wax back in the early 2000s, UK emcee Verb T has consistently stood out from the crowd with his distinctive delivery, dry wit and unique worldview. On this sonic prescription, the Four Owls member administered multi-layered verses packed with self-reflection over down-tempo, self-produced beats. A musical remedy to the stresses of everyday life.

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Your Old Droog – “Your Old Droog” (Droog Recordings) – Once the dust had settled and (almost) everyone had gotten over the Nas / mistaken identity episode, one thing remained crystal clear – this upcoming NY emcee could really rap. This compilation-style project pulled together previously-heard material and unreleased gems, with Droog effortlessly rhyming circles around the competition. Proving himself to be a genuine talent in his own right, Your Old Droog definitely wasn’t about to spend a second longer standing in someone else’s shadow. Even if that someone was the dude who recorded “Illmatic”.

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Planet Asia & TzariZM – “Via Satellite” (Doxside Music Group / Gold Chain Music) – Broadcasting live and direct from Planet Rock, Florida-based producer TzariZM blessed underground West Coast icon Planet Asia with a heavy-duty selection of speaker-rattling beats for this collaborative effort. A weighty combination of skillful lyricism and uncompromising production, “Via Satellite” was received loud and clear by Hip-Hop heads wherever they resided. Do not attempt to adjust your dial.

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Rozewood – “The Beautiful Type” (Working Class Music) – Like a Hip-Hop soundtrack to the best blaxploitation flick never made, “The Beautiful Type” found NY-raised lyricist Rozewood delivering a barrage of cool-but-deadly street knowledge wrapped up in intricate wordplay, all cushioned by the plush soundscapes of Atlanta producer Illastrate. With regular collaborators Hus Kingpin and SmooVth on-hand to offer support, Rozewood lived up to the promise displayed on prior releases such as “The Ghost Of Radio Raheem” and singled himself out as a talent to watch in 2015.

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Chairman Maf – “Paint” (ChairmanMaf.BandCamp.Com) – Following up 2013’s brilliant “1976” project, UK producer Chairman Maf crafted another stimulating collection of instrumental flavours for this latest sonic endeavor. Combining his ear for both melody and quality samples with a clear passion for dusty drums, the Sheffield sound man splashed a variety of sonic moods over his canvas throughout “Paint”, allowing the listener to conjure up a number of pictures in their minds-eye as the album unfolded.

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Omniscence – “The God Hour” (Gentleman’s Relief Records) – With his shelved 1996 debut “The Raw Factor” finally being given a welcome release in 2014, North Carolina punchline-king Omniscence proved he still deserved the title of the Funky One-Liner by coming back like he forgot something with this EP of new material. Produced entirely by Australia’s Debonair P, “The God Hour” featured the talented lyricist shooting the gift over quality, head-nodding beats. True indeed!

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Kev Brown & Hassaan Mackey – “That Grit” (Ill Adrenaline Records) – 2014 was definitely a busy year for Kev Brown, with the DMV producer-on-the-mic dropping a second project on the Ill Adrenaline imprint, this time offering Rochester, NY lyricist Hassaan Mackey his trademark brand of boom-bap. With the likes of yU, Kenn Starr and Grap Luva all delivering noteworthy appearances on the mic device, “That Grit” had the organic feel of a back-in-the-day freestyle tape, with both Mackey’s witty wordplay and Brown’s sublime beats remaining on-point at all times.

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A.Y.E. – “90 Now” (Makebelieve Records) – The idea of a young twenty-something artist paying homage to a decade that had ended before he’d hit his teens may not sit particularly well with some 90s purists. But when that idea is executed as well as it was on this release from Canadian emcee A.Y.E., it’s hard to deny the flavour. Effectively capturing the traditional mid-90s East Coast sound, complete with heavy drums, echoing horns and hypnotic keys, this self-produced project also found A.Y.E. coming correct with the rhymes, whether referencing golden-era artists or commenting on the world around him. Old-school, new-school, no school rules.

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Bronze Nazareth – “Thought For Food Vol. 3” (Black Day In July Productions) – Detroit-based Wu-Tang affiliate Nazareth offered listeners his usual mix of the raw and the righteous with this latest hardcore onslaught. Blending grimy beats and classic soul samples, the Motor City producer-on-the-mic created music that sounded like sun-rays shining through inner-city alleyways.

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SilentSomeone – “I Have Company” (Peasant Podium Music) – Bronx producer SilentSomeone demonstrated his talent behind the boards to great effect on this quality collection of underground jewels. Featuring the likes of Sadat X, John Robinson and Tame One, “I Have Company” ranged from boisterous big-beat brilliance to the hypnotically haunting, with SilentSomeone putting his own sonic stamp on each track, lifting the album head-and-shoulders above similar producer-based projects.

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Swamp Thing – “Outer Limits” (URBNET) – Canadian rap astronauts Timbuktu, Chokeules and Savilion attempted to travel at magnificent speeds around the universe on “Outer Limits”, joined by Ghettosocks, D-Sisive and Wordburglar. A rocket-fuelled blast of sci-fi-inspired beats and rhymes, this long-player fully engaged the imagination thanks to the crew’s intriguing, out-of-this-world rhymes. Space is the place!

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The 1978ers – “People Of Today” (Mello Music Group) – In a modern-day world of social detachment, rampant consumerism and media manipulation, the eclectic music found on this album from DMV duo yU and Slimkat encouraged listeners to retain a positive sense of self, overcome obstacles and reach for their goals. Laced with positive sentiments grounded in personal experience and intelligent thinking rather than simple self-righteousness, “People Of Today” uplifted your spirit at the same time as it made your head nod.

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Gee Bag – “Show And Tell” (Starch Records) – Combining a strong personality with his tell-it-like-it-is lyrical approach and undeniable passion for Hip-Hop, UK artist Gee Bag demonstrated real character on the microphone throughout “Show And Tell”, blessing producer Downstroke’s selection of beats with humorous punchlines, infectious hooks and everyday observations. Show and tell? With this release the South London lyricist showed and proved.

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The Almighty $amhill – “The $amhill Story” (Aaron Michael Entertainment) – Bursting through the back door just as 2014 was coming to an end, NY emcee $amhill dropped this up-close-and-personal autobiographical masterpiece full of raw, honest rhymes and quality production from the likes of Minnesota, RTNC and Molecules. Proving that the Bronx still keeps creating it, “The $amhill Story” was a timeless body of work rooted in the tradition of golden-era Rotten Apple rap.

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Thought For Food Vol. 3 Album Stream – Bronze Nazareth

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The Wu-Tang-affiliated producer-on-the-mic drops the latest “Thought For Food” project featuring his usual brand of rugged, soulful beats and heavy-mental lyricism with appearances from fellow Detroit residents Phillie, Lord Jessiah and Salute Da Kidd.

New Joint – Bronze Nazareth

Bronze Nazareth – “Cinder Block Blues” (@BronzeNazareth / 2014)

Taken from the Detroit producer-on-the-mic’s new project “Thought For Food Vol. 3”.

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Bronze Nazareth – “Plan B? Plan A” (@BronzeNazareth / 2014)

Woodenchainz-produced track from the Detroit-based Wu-Tang affiliate’s forthcoming project “Thought For Food Vol. 3”.

New Joint – Willie The Kid & Bronze Nazareth

Willie The Kid & Bronze Nazareth – “The Guilt” (Embassy Entertainment / 2014)

Taken from the Michigan-based duo’s forthcoming collabo album “The Living Daylights”.

New Joint – Bronze Nazareth

Bronze Nazareth – “Hanging On” (ManBitesDogRecords.Com / 2013)

Taken from the Detroit producer-on-the-mic’s EP “Blenders”.