Tag Archives: Underground Hip-Hop

New Joint – Logic & Imani

Logic & Imani – “Fathers Day (Love Like This)” (@LogicArmy / 2019)

Powerful, personal rhymes and brilliantly-crafted visuals from the UK emcee’s forthcoming album “I Am King”.

Broken Hi$tory EP Stream – Ca$ablanca & The Architect

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The New Orleans-raised, Dallas-based emcee Ca$ablanca lets off some short, sharp lyrical salvos over quality production from Bay Area music vet The Architect.


New Joint – RJ Payne

RJ Payne – “Mirrors And Razorblades” (@IAmRJPayne / 2019)

The Black Soprano Family member drops new visuals from last year’s “If Cocaine Could Talk Vol. 2” – as the man himself says, pay attention to the wordplay!

RAW Beat Tape Stream – StepOne aka MadStep

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Putting his own twist on the golden-era boom-bap sound, Ukraine-based producer StepOne (not to be confused with the UK’s DJ StepOne) delivers an atmospheric collection of drama-fuelled beats.

New Joint – Hus Kingpin

Hus Kingpin – “Ski Slippers” (@HusKingpin / 2019)

Taken from the East Coast-raised, West Coast-based emcee’s forthcoming DirtyDiggs-produced “Slime Wave” project.


New Joint – J.Period / Andra Day / Dead Prez

J.Period ft. Andra Day & Dead Prez – “See The Light” (JPeriod.Com / 2019)

Rousing social commentary produced by J.Period and DJ Khalil off “The RISE UP Project”, which features Black Thought, Rhymefest, De La Soul’s Posdnuos and more.

Transportation Album Stream – Your Old Droog

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Having already released one of 2019’s best albums with the recent “It Wasn’t Even Close”, NYC’s Your Old Droog makes a swift return with the equally impressive “Transportation”, featuring production from The Purist, Mono En Stereo and Oh No, plus an unexpected but welcome remake of former Bad Boy artist G Dep’s mid-90s favourite “Head Over Wheels”.