Tag Archives: West Coast Hip-Hop

New Joint – Ras Kass / Coast Contra

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Ras Kass ft. Coast Contra – “Pyramid Schemes” (@RasKass / 2017)

Piano-laced head-nodder from the West Coast emcee produced by Apathy.

New Joint – Apollo Brown & Planet Asia

Apollo Brown & Planet Asia – “Get Back” (@MelloMusicGroup / 2017)

Vicious verses and laidback loops from the pair’s recently-released album “Anchovies”.

New Joint – The Architect / Byrd Land

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The Architect & Byrd Land – “Candy Land” (@ArchitectHPP / 2017)

West Coast producer Architect flips a well-placed Ghostface vocal sample on this hardcore-yet-mellow cut.



New Joint – Gift Of Gab / R.A. The Rugged Man / A-F-R-O

Gift Of Gab ft. R.A. The Rugged Man & A-F-R-O – “Freedom Form Flowing” (@RealGiftOfGab / 2017)

Taken from the Blackalicious member’s new “Rejoice! Rappers Are Rapping Again!” EP.

New Joint – DJ Supreme / Ice-T / The Icepick

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DJ Supreme ft. Ice-T & The Icepick – “Arctic II” (DJSupreme.Com / 2017)

Almost thirty years after signing legendary UK crew Hijack to his Rhyme Syndicate label, the O.G. Ice-T reunites with one of the group’s founders, DJ Supreme, for this blistering blast of hardcore mayhem which also features South London mic icon The Icepick.

New Joint – Akil The MC / Snubnose Frankenstein

Akil The MC ft. Snubnose Frankenstein – “Blowing Off Steam” (@AkilTheMC / 2017)

Father / son collaboration from the Jurassic 5 member produced by South Africa’s Johnny Filter.

New Joint – The Architect & Killa Kali

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The Architect & Killa Kali – “79 God Cypher Devine” (@ArchitectHPP / @IAmKillaKali / 2017)

Righteous rawness from the West Coast duo’s forthcoming collaborative album “American Me”.