Tag Archives: Substantial

New Joint – Substantial & Funky DL

Substantial & Funky DL – “Say Less” (Substantial.BandCamp.Com / 2021)

Both well-established suppliers of quality music, Substantial and Funky DL point out that sometimes it’s better to say nothing rather than say anything just to be part of the conversation on this lead single from the US / UK duo’s forthcoming collabo EP “We Met In Tokyo”.

New Joint – Substantial

Substantial – “Dedicated And Driven” (Substantial.BandCamp.Com / 2021)

Personal, heartfelt rhymes from the Virginia artist’s new album “A Soundtrack For Fatherhood” which has been released in conjunction with the children’s book “She Sees” inspired by Substantial’s two daughters.

New Joint – Priest Da Nomad / Oddisee / Substantial

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Priest Da Nomad, Oddisee & Substantial – “Proud” (PriestDaNomad.BandCamp.Com / 2020)

The three DMV artists combine their lyrical might to celebrate Black pride on this rousing DJ Roddy Rod-produced track.

New Joint – T.Lucas & Substantial / DJ RBI

T.Lucas & Substantial ft. DJ RBI – “The New Balance (Live From The DMV)” (TLucas301.BandCamp.Com / 2020)

The two DMV emcees go head-to-head over jazz-influenced, piano-laced production on this lead single from the pair’s new collabo EP “Dirty Sneakers”.


New Joint – Substantial

Substantial – “Follow The Master” (@IAmSubstantial / 2017)

Funky beats and slick rhymes from the DMV emcee’s HiPNOTT Records album “The Past Is Always Present In The Future”.

New Joint – Substantial / Uyama Hiroto

Substantial ft. Uyama Hiroto – “No Turning Back 2.0” (@IAmSubstantial / 2017)

Soulful, jazzy beats and sincere, personal rhymes from the DMV emcee’s recent album “The Past Is Always Present In The Future”.

New Joint – Substantial

Substantial – “Black Of All Trades (V2)” (@HiPNOTT / 2017)

Taken from the Virginia-based emcee’s recent album “The Past Is Always Present In The Future”.

New Joint – Substantial / Precious Joubert

Substantial ft. Precious Joubert – “The Sub Way” (HiPNOTT / 2017)

Marcus D-produced track from the Virginia emcee’s new album “The Past Is Always Present In The Future”.

New Joint – Bop Alloy

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Bop Alloy ft. Steph The Sapphic Songstress – “Party With Purpose” (@BopAlloy / 2016)

Maryland wordsmith Substantial and Seattle-based producer Marcus D unveil the first track off their forthcoming EP “Present”.

New Joint – Tokyo Cigar / Substantial / Tanya Denise

Tokyo Cigar ft. Substantial & Tanya Denise – “Constant” (@TokyoCigar / 2015)

The Maryland producer enlists the help of fellow DMV representative Substantial and Irish vocalist Tanya Denise for this soothing, soulful slice of quality music.

New Joint – Substantial & Algorythm / Wayna

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Substantial & Algorythm ft. Wayna – “Lasting Impression” (Substantial.BandCamp.Com / 2015)

Fresh from his recent work with production outfit The Other Guys, Maryland’s Substantial now finds musical inspiration in the sounds of Brooklyn’s Algorythm for their “Always” EP.

New Joint – Bop Alloy / Oma Pearl

Bop Alloy ft. Oma Pearl – “Sketches Of Pain” (BopAlloy.BandCamp.Com / 2015)

Taken from Maryland emcee Substantial and Seattle producer Marcus D’s 2014 album “Another Day In The Life Of…”.

New Joint – Substantial & The Other Guys

Substantial & The Other Guys – “No Turning Back” (@HiPNOTT / 2015)

Thoughtful vibes from the Virginia emcee’s Other Guys-produced project “The Past…”.

New Joint – JSOUL / Substantial

JSOUL ft. Substantial – “Get On Down” (@HiPNOTT / 2015)

Jazzy, restless boom-bap from the Baltimore producer’s forthcoming project “The Purple Symphony”.

New Joint – Substantial & The Other Guys / See King

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Substantial & The Other Guys ft. See King – “MLK (Dream Big)” (Substantial.BandCamp.Com / 2015)

Taken from the forthcoming EP “The Past…” with another two releases scheduled before the Maryland emcee drops his full-length project “The Past Is Always Present In The Future” later this year.

Winter Breaks EP Stream – Bop Alloy

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The Bop Alloy duo (Maryland emcee Substantial / Seattle producer Marcus D) offer a flavourful musical gift for the festive season which looks at the Christmas period from a variety of angles, mixing thoughtful lyricism with melodic production to bump in your headphones whilst crunching through the snow.

New Joint – The Other Guys / yU / Substantial

The Other Guys ft. yU & Substantial – “Memories Fade” (TheOtherGuys.BandCamp.Com / 2013)

Taken from the Washington DC-based production duo’s forthcoming EP “The Opposite Of Sex”.

New Joint – The Other Guys / Substantial

The Other Guys ft. Substantial – “When The Music Stops” (OtherGuysMusic.BandCamp.Com / 2013)

Taken from the DMV duo’s recent project “The Other Album”.

New Joint – Substantial

Substantial ft. Steph The Sapphic Songstress – “See Hear” (Mello Music Group / 2012)

The Baltimore artist takes a lyrical walk around his stomping grounds on this Algorythm-produced track from the album “Home Is Where The Art Is”.

New Joint – The Other Guys / Substantial

The Other Guys ft. Substantial – “When The Music Stops” (OtherGuysMusic.BandCamp.Com / 2012)

Lead horn-laced single featuring recent Mello Music Group signee Substantial off the DMV duo’s forthcoming project “The Other Album”.