Tag Archives: West Coast Hip-Hop

Golden Era Beat Tape Stream – Wiseman

Thumping, speaker-crunching beats from Long Beach, Cali producer Wiseman.

New Joint – Lord Takim

Lord Takim – “Justice” (LordTakim.BandCamp.Com / 2023)

Five Percent-influenced rhymes from Oakland-based emcee Lord Takim’s new Fanatik onBEATS-produced release “Through Sound”.

New Joint – Rawlsmatic / Blu / Ras Kass

Rawlsmatic ft. Blu & Ras Kass – “The Sun” (FiveSe7enCollective.BandCamp.Com / 2023)

Taken from the J. Rawls / Rhettmatic producer collabo album “Role Reversal” which features Supastition, El Da Sensei, Craig G and mpre.

87 Cazal Beat Tape Stream – The Architect

The Bay Area’s Architect (of Homeliss Derilex fame) drops an impeccable display of beat science in the form of this sample-heavy sonic collage.

New Joint – TriState

TriState – “Sauvignon Blanc” (GoldChainMusic.BandCamp.Com / 2023)

Gold Chain Music affiliate and skilled West Coast wordsmith TriState drops the piano-laced, Baptiste-produced “Sauvignon Blanc” from his recent EP “Air Max King”.

New Joint – Edo.G & Mr. Skip

Edo.G & Mr. Skip ft. DJ Sno – “Excuses” (@EdoGBoston / @Mr_Skip_Musik / 2023)

Boston-meets-Los Angles on this Edo.G-produced track.

New Joint – DJ Muggs x Meyhem Lauren x Madlib

DJ Muggs x Meyhem Lauren x Madlib – “OD Wilson” (SoulAssassins.Com / 2023)

Taken from the album “Champagne For Breakfast”.

New Joint – Supreme Cerebral x Vinyl Villain

Supreme Cerebral x Vinyl Villain – “Bas Rutten” (BugzyNino17.BandCamp.Com / 2023)

Rough, rugged and raw beats and rhymes from LA wordsmith Supreme Cerebral’s recent album “The Emperor’s Deity” produced entirely by Vinyl Villain.

New Joint – Brian Bars Burns

Brian Bars Burns – “The Times” (BrianBarsBurns.BandCamp.Com / 2023)

Los Angeles-based lyricist Brian Bars Burns says it ok to put your phone down once in awhile as he offers some thoughts on our ever-increasing reliance on technology accompanied by production from Junkey.

New Joint – Tha Chill / Mofak

Tha Chill ft. Mofak – “Knoc Knoc” (@ThaChill / 2023)

West Coast veteran Tha Chill lets the funk thump on this single lifted from the album “Ultimate Gangsta Sh!t”.

New Joint – Madlib / Meyhem Lauren / DJ Muggs

Madlib x Meyhem Lauren x DJ Muggs – “African Pompano” (SoulAssassins.Com / 2023)

Queens, NY’s Meyhem Lauren comes through to rep that “fly s**t forever” backed by production royalty off the album “Champagne For Breakfast”.

New Joint – T.A. The Handful

T.A. The Handful – “King Timothy” (@TA_The_Handful / 2023)

Fashawn-produced title track from the Cali emcee’s recent album which also features input from Sir Veterano, Planet Asia, Mitchy Slick and more.

New Joint – Kid Abstrakt & Leo Low Pass

Kid Abstrakt & Leo Low Pass – “Keep It Jazzy” (KidAbstrakt.BandCamp.Com / 2023)

This second single from West Coast artist Kid Abstrakt’s forthcoming album “Still Dreaming” definitely lives up to its title, with the LA lyricist delivering lively, witty rhymes over warm, melodic production from Amsterdam’s Leo Low Pass.

New Joint – Pep Love

Pep Love – “Paper Route” (PepLava.Com / 2023)

Oakland emcee and Hiero member Pep Love shows he still has the skills to pay the bills over speaker-rattling self-produced beats on this quality new single.

New Joint – DirtyDiggs / Planet Asia

DirtyDiggs ft. Planet Asia – “What Is Life Without Perception” (@DirtDiggs / 2023)

The great Planet Asia glides across a smooth, horn-laced soundscape provided by West Coast production duo DirtyDiggs taken from their forthcoming film / soundtrack project “The Experience”.

New Joint – Larry June & The Alchemist

Larry June & The Alchemist – “Porsches In Spanish” (@LarryJuneTFM / @Alchemist / 2023)

Laidback mood music off the duo’s newly-released collabo album “The Great Escape”.

New Joint – Gold Chain Music / Supreme Cerebral / MidaZ The Beast / Planet Asia etc.

Gold Chain Music ft. Montage One, K.Burns, Supreme Cerebral, MidaZ The Beast & Planet Asia – “Transplants” (@GoldChainMusic / 2023)

Back-to-back lyrical techniques on this SHARP.-produced posse cut off the Gold Chain Music album “Chain Reaction”.

Air Max King EP Stream – TriState

Box-fresh beats and rhymes from the Gold Chain Music camp, with formidable wordsmith TriState blessing the production of OhNo, Praise and Ashtronomicz with assistance from O The Great, Krondon and Marvelous Mag.

New Joint – Vice Beats / Blu / Napoleon Da Legend

Vice Beats ft. Blu & Napoleon Da Legend – “Connected” (ViceBeats.BandCamp.Com / 2023)

Taken from Bristol-based producer Vice Beats’ forthcoming album “Aspects”.

New Joint – E-40

E-40 – “Bands” (@E40 / 2023)

The Bay Area legend marches across horn-heavy DJ Toomp production on this latest single.