Tag Archives: Motman

New Joint – Motman & Micall Parknsun / Mista Spyce / Anyway Tha God

Motman & Micall Parknsun ft. Mista Spyce aka Billie Splyff & Anyway Tha God – “Lah Lah Lah” (Runt-Life-Records.BandCamp.Com / 2023)

Sing-a-long posse cut flavour off the recent album “The Fourth Quarter”, the latest collabo release from Bristol-based emcee Motman and London’s Micall Parknsun.

New Joint – Motman & Micall Parknsun / Sublingual

Motman & Micall Parknsun ft. Sublingual – “For The Love Of The Art” (Motman1.BandCamp.Com / 2022)

Bristol’s Motman and Gloucester’s Sublingual display their dedication to the craft of rhyme on this track lifted from the Micall Parknsun-produced album “The Fourth Quarter”.

New Joint – Motman & Micall Parknsun

Motman & Micall Parknsun – “Still Running” (Motman1.BandCamp.Com / 2021)

The Bristol / London duo pass the mic on this quality track lifted from the pair’s latest collabo album “The 3rd Tier”.

New Joint – Motman x Micall Parknsun

Motman x Micall Parknsun – “Long Cold Nights” (Motman1.BandCamp.Com / 2021)

Boisterous rhymes and laidback production from the UK duo’s soon-to-be-released third collabo album, the aptly-titled “The 3rd Tier”.

New Joint – Motman & Micall Parknsun

Motman & Micall Parknsun – “Quick Slick Talk” (Motman1.BandCamp.Com / 2021)

Lifted off the forthcoming album “The 3rd Tier”, the third full-length collaboration from Bristol emcee Motman and London’s mighty Micall Parknsun.

New Joint – Motman & Micall Parknsun

Motman & Micall Parknsun – “The One With No Drums” (Motman1.BandCamp.Com / 2020)

Bristol’s Motman lays introspective rhymes over Micall Parknsun’s soulful string loops on this second drop from the UK duo’s forthcoming album “Everynight Grind”.

New Joint – Motman & Micall Parknsun

Motman & Micall Parknsun – “Running” (Motman1.BandCamp.Com / 2020)

Bristol emcee Motman and London-based producer-on-the-mic Micall Parknsun follow up their 2019 collabo project “Everyday Craft” with this contemplative lead single off their forthcoming release “The Everynight Grind”.

100 Best Albums & EPs Of 2019 (Part Three) – KingDem / Apollo Brown / Ray Vendetta etc.

Check Part One and Part Two.

Fly Anakin & Big Kahuna OG – “Holly Water” (MutantAcademyRVA.BandCamp.Com) – Raekwon and Ghostface. Erick and Parrish. Run and DMC. There are some emcees who were simply meant to rhyme together. Mutant Academy’s Fly Anakin and Big Kahuna OG can also be added to that list. Following up their four-part “Big Fly” EP series, the Richmond, Virginia duo delivered arguably their finest work to date in the form of this album, blending their undeniable skills with smooth, intoxicating production.

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Phyba & Giallo Point – “René Mesrine” (CDVZ.BandCamp.Com) – 2019 was an extremely busy year for producer Giallo Point, with this project alongside fellow UK resident Phyba just one of a handful of collabo releases helmed by the talented music man. Revisiting the cinematic undercover spy-themed flavour of their previous work together, the combination of Phyba’s laidback, nonchalant delivery and Giallo’s atmospheric sonic drama once again made for a uniquely captivating listening experience.

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People Under The Stairs – “Sincerely, The P” (PL70.Net) – Bringing their twenty year musical journey to a suitably impressive end, Thes One and Double K’s final album was another finely-tuned selection of funky beats, spontaneous energy and proud West Coast attitude, held together by the duo’s seasoned wisdom and genuine gratitude to fans for sticking with the PUTS brand over the last two decades.

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Rick Hyde – “Plates” (RickHyde.BandCamp.Com) – Buffalo, NY emcee-slash-producer Rick Hyde delivered personal, emotionally-charged street-level rhymes on his debut album, executive produced by Griselda’s Benny The Butcher and featuring beats from DJ Shay, IceRocks, Chup and more.

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Motman & Micall Parknsun – “Everyday Craft” (Motman1.BandCamp.Com) – Bristol emcee Motman dropped honest, down-to-earth rhymes over quality production from the ever-impressive Micall Parknsun on this long-player, with lyrical assistance from Flowtecs, Gee Bag and Ray Vendetta.

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Westside Gunn – “Flygod Is An Awesome God” (GrisdeldaXFR.Com) – The Griselda juggernaut continued to steam-roll its way through the rap scene with this summer release from WSG, a worthy addition to the crew’s collective catalogue, featuring the Buffalo emcee showcasing sharp, street-related verses over elegantly raw production from the likes of The Alchemist, Evidence and DJ Muggs.

Rashad ThaPoet x The BeatHead – “Jefferson Street Blues” (RashadThaPoet.BandCamp.Com) – Nashville, Tennessee emcee / spoken word artist Rashad ThaPoet balanced the promise of the American Dream with the reality of the Amerikkkan Nightmare throughout this impressive BeatHead-produced EP, offering poignant, thoughtful observations on politics, race and the shortcomings of society.

Hubbs – “Tony Peña” (Hubbs.BandCamp.Com) – The Pittsburgh-based lyricist flexed his conversational-yet-authoritative flow to good effect on this quality, baseball-influenced project, backed by smooth, laidback production from the likes of Nysceworkk, Billy Hoyle, JR Swiftz and more.

Louis Cypher – “Cypher Sore Eyes” (BoomBap.BandCamp.Com) – Having been a consistently reliable outlet for quality Hip-Hop over the last fifteen years. UK label Boom Bap Professionals presented this free EP from Punning Clan member Louis Cypher, featuring the Nottingham-based emcee putting a nice selection of beats from DJ Severe, Kastanza and Pete 1st Blood to good use.

Chris Skillz & Storm Watkins – “Creer” (ChrisSkillz.BandCamp.Com) – A  naturally gifted emcee, Delaware’s Chris Skillz lived up to his name on this five track EP, blessing the dope, sample-heavy production of Baltimore’s Storm Watkins with a stream of captivating, well-crafted verses, accompanied by Left Lane Didon, All Hail Y.T. and Ronnie Alpha.

Leaf Erikson – “A Canvas Of Hope” (LeafErikson1.BandCamp.Com) – The first of three planned projects dedicated to his Detroit stomping grounds, emcee Leaf Erikson used this project to weave together Motor City stories grounded in “tragedy, triumph and the journey people experience along the way” accompanied by the subtle production expertise of Meftah.

Supreme Cerebral & Eloh Kush – “Clark Connoisseurs” (BugzyNino17.BandCamp.Com) – Showcasing a shared passion for Clarks footwear that even Ghostface would be proud of, LA’s Supreme Cerebral and New Jersey’s Eloh Kush combined forces on this Wallabee-influenced collection of punchy wordplay and suede-smooth production from Clypto and Juelz White. As Tony Starks said himself on the Purple Tape, this how you freak ’em!

KingDem – “The KingDem EP” (Tru-Thoughts.BandCamp.Com) – Coming to the table with timeless skills, unmistakable character and a whole heap of personal Hip-Hop history under their respective belts, legends Ty, Rodney P and Blak Twang spoke with experience and authority on this four-track release, offering some tough love to the UK scene they helped shape whilst looking forever forward. Vibes, substance and longevity in abundance.

Jay NiCE & Farma Beats – “POMPEii” (FarmaBeats.BandCamp.Com) – Delaware’s Jay NiCE spat hot lava over an impeccable production selection from the UK’s Farma Beats throughout his fourth release of 2019, a project which succeeded in elevating itself above most of the competition thanks to a satisfying combination of lyrical urgency and genuine creative chemistry.

Apollo Brown – “Sincerely, Detroit” (MelloMusicGroup.BandCamp,Com) – Motor City producer Apollo Brown celebrated the Hip-Hop legacy of the city that shaped his sound on this ambitious project, featuring a huge list of over fifty Detroit artists (including Black Milk, Slum Village and Phat Kat) all rising to the challenge of justifying their inclusion on this epic release, blessing a satisfying batch of stripped-down-but-soulful beats with accomplished lyricism.

Ray Vendetta – “The Billion Bar Mind EP” (PrestigiousRecordings1.BandCamp.Com) – Produced by Buffalo, NY’s TheRealSkitso, London lyricist Ray Vendetta let his mind spray in all directions on the third instalment of his 5 Star Saga series, showcasing the formidable street-savvy verbal science that’s kept the Triple Darkness / New Guardz member on the radar of underground heads both in the UK and overseas.

Clever 1 & Giallo Point – “Kiss Da Converse” (MarQSpekt.BandCamp.Com) – The second 2019 release to drop from the Buze Bruvaz camp, Philly emcee Clever 1 followed the example set by this rhyming partner Him Lo by also calling on the production talent of the UK’s Giallo Point for this solo release, pounding the understated loops and samples heard here with his always entertaining brand of brass-knuckle rap.

1520 – “Mosquito Fly & Starships” (1520.BandCamp.Com) – Veteran London emcee Nomadic Poet (of The Planets fame) teamed-up with gifted producer Drematic XL to celebrate the pair’s shared passion for the culture of Hip-Hop on this well-executed collection of true-school anthems, packed with lively rhymes and blistering beats.

Oxygen – “Age Appropriate” (Ox-The-Architect.BandCamp.Com) – Strong Island legend and Soundsci member Oxygen celebrated his 50th birthday with the release of this heavily-anticipated album, a project pairing the NY emcee’s unquestionable skills with top-shelf production from the UK’s Tom Caruana.

Supastition – “Sacrifice EP” (Supastition.BandCamp.Com) – Since his debut album dropped in 2002, North Carolina’s Supastition has deservedly earned himself a reputation as one of the rap game’s most consistent emcees. This release signalled the return of the always impressive lyricist, with four years having passed since his last project. A self-produced effort, this EP offered further proof as to why Supastition is held in such high regard by fans, with the rapper offering listeners a strong combination of personal opinions, life experiences and microphone techniques.

Part Four coming soon.

New Joint – Pandamonium / Motman

Pandamonium ft. Motman – “The Music” (@OneShoeRecords / 2019)

Lead single from Devon-based producer / turntablist Pandamonium’s forthcoming album “From The Soul” dropping in 2020 on London’s One Shoe label.

New Joint – Motman & Micall Parknsun

Motman & Micall Parknsun – “My Zone” (@MotmanOfficial / @MicallParknsun / 2019)

Taken from the UK duo’s recent collaborative album “Everyday Craft”.

New Joint – Motman & Micall Parknsun

Motman & Micall Parknsun – “Never Slackin” (@MotmanOfficial / @MicallParknsun / 2019)

Brooding beats and rhymes from the UK duo’s recent collaboration album “Everyday Craft”.

New Joint – Motman & Micall Parknsun

Motman & Micall Parknsun – “Who’s Loyal” (Motman1.BandCamp.Com / 2019)

Taken from the album “Everyday Craft”.

Everyday Craft Album Stream – Motman & Micall Parknsun

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Bristol emcee Motman delivers honest, down-to-earth rhymes over quality production from the ever-impressive Micall Parknsun on this new long-player, with lyrical assistance from Flowtecs, Gee Bag and Ray Vendetta.

New Joint – Motman

Motman – “Everyday Craft” (@SektionRed / 2018)

Title track from the UK emcee’s forthcoming Micall Parknsun-produced album dropping on Runt Life Records.