Friday, May 31, 2013

Boldy James – Chirps (Prod. Big Duke)

The Detroit Native drops some new music as he works on his next mixtape. His Alchemist produced "M.1.C.S." album will be dropping in September.

360 – When I’m Gone (prod. Kuddie Fresh)

The Queens native calls upon the production talent of Kuddie Fresh for the latest leak off his upcoming project, "Beginning of Forever", dropping June 11th.

Hot Sugar - Just You Wait Till Your Father Gets Home

As we patiently wait for Hot Sugar‘s God’s Hand release, the NYC producer drops off a loosie from the era of Moon Money.

Bugseed - Thinking Of You

Bugseed is a Japanese producer today is his birthday. Instead of accepting gifts, though, he decided he would serve up a new track for his fans instead.

Fat Tony - Creepin' f. Stunnaman & Tom Cruz

From the upcoming album "Smart Ass Black Boy", out 6/11 on Young One Records Produced by Tom Cruz for Top Gun Productions

Al Dobson Jr & Creole+ - Japan Project (Beat Tape)

"From Al Dobson Jr's Love of Kabocha squash, Japanese broad bean, Mung sprouts, Karate, Satsumas, Radish and Fish. and Creole+'s recent trip to the east. All samples and sound bites are taken from records produced in Japan and the surrounding islands. Intro and Outro courtesy of Haruka Miyamoto San. "

Young Fathers - Mr. Martyr

The Scottish trio Young Fathers released "Mr. Martyr" a single with passionate vocals and airy-but-booming production. This is the latest single off their forthcoming "Tape Two" project, which drops June 11.

Shigeto - Lost Tracks (Maxi-Single)

Both tracks feature my dear friends Brandon Mitchell aka MC Kadence and Carlos Garcia aka L05. Their vocals really make the tracks for me however, I felt they didn’t sit right for my next album and stood alone. I wanted you to have them and they’ve been on my laptop for way too long. Download them (for free) do whatever you do to relax, sit back, turn up and enjoy. Much

J.Cole – Niggaz Know

Three weeks before he drops "Born Sinner" (June 18), J. Cole shares another album-cut for y’all to dissect enjoy. 

WEED-KEND: Tupac - High 'til I Die

Tupac made this weed related joint for the OST of "Sunset Park", great OST with the likes of Pac, Ghostface, Mobb Deep, Mc Lyte and more. Have a nice WEED-KEND.

Jarren Benton – Bully f. Vinnie Paz (Prod. Kato)

Jarren Benton & Vinnie Paz spazz out over a Kato production off his upcoming "My Grandma’s Basement" album which drops on June 11th.

Vic Mensa – Orange Soda

After hitting us with the trailer yesterday, Vic Mensa liberates the official video to his latest single. "INNANETAPE", coming soon. Directed by Verluxe.

Nemo Achida – Slave To The Wave (prod. Childish Major)

Nemo releases the second single off his upcoming album, "Midnight Magic", that will see the light of day on July 2nd.

Omen – Medusa

While he continues to work on his "Elephant Eyes" project, the Dreamvillain liberates a self-produced track he had on one of his hard drives.

Sir Michael Rocks – While You Wait (Mixtape)

Sir Michael Rocks drops his new mixtape. A 10-track project featuring Polyester, Ab Soul, Mac Miller, Cardo and more.

Dope D.O.D. - Panic Room f. Onyx

Dope D.O.D.  releases the visual of "Panic Room" featuring Onyx. Taken from the album "Da Roach", out now. Directed by Anton van der Linden and Andres Fouche Valbuena.

Dj Premier & A.G. - D.I.T.C. Cypher f. Majestic Gage, A. Bless & Tashane

DJ Premier maintains the Wheels Of Steel, while, A.G. of the legendary Showbiz & A.G. recruits the next wave of young spitters from his South Bronx neighborhood to display their skills in a lyrical cipher: Majestic Gage, A. Bless & Tashane.

Edo G - Hold Up (Prod Microphono)

Brand new Edo G video from his "Intelligence & Ignorance" project, which is out now. Directed by Sam Price.

Uptown XO – Everyday f. AB The Pro

Uptown XO drops a new set of visuals directed by Creative Junkfood from his "Colour de Grey" album, which is out now.

Zo aka La chauve-souris - Mississip'hip EP

It might be because he prefers polishing for the umpteemph times a track in his « Bat Cave » rather than promoting itself, Zo aka La chauve-souris has been remaining for years one of the best kept secret as far as contemporary HipHop prods is concerned. “La Chauve-Souris” means “The Bat” in French. Now, Zo is back with a limited Vinyl 7" featuring of Phat Kat & Raashan Ahamd and entitled « Mississip’hip » for announcing his full lenght album for the end of year with Cascade Records! This time, he’s drawing on his inspiration in the Afro American roots, in Blues and Gospel.

Bangerville - Never Say Never (Prod. Jesse James)

This is a promo joint done by the Bangerville, for fans to rock to while anticipating the debut mixtape. "Loyal To The Lifestyle".

TiRon & Ayomari – PRTY N BLSHT

New video off TiRon & Ayomari’s The Wonderful "Prelude Pt. 1 EP", “PRTY N BLSHT.” Directed by Cynical Smile.

The Doppelgangaz - Sun Shine

"Sun Shine" is the fifth release off Doppelgangaz's "HARK", out now.

Chill Moody – Here, Here

This is the third video from Chill’s RFM album, which is out now. Directed by Redd Pen Media.

Mysonne – No Idea

Mysonne keeps the visuals coming off his "Autobot Music Vol 2" mixtape. Directed by Ebb Friday.

Lyriciss – Vent (prod. Numonics)

The first single from Florida’s Numonics and the BBAS’ J57′s collaborative project, "LI FTW", gets a visual treatment directed by Matt Sugawara.

Blake Carrington – The World Is Yours Freestyle

A rare throwback treat from the one & only Blake Carrington performing a freestyle over the Nas classic "The World Is Yours" from the ground breaking "Illmatic" album. Directed by LXXXVIII Films. "#FAILURE" coming soon.

L.atasha A.lcindor – Down To Earth Thoughts

New visuals from L.A.’s "Spark", which is out now. Directed by Ryshon Jones and L.atasha A.lcindor

Thursday, May 30, 2013

THROWBACKS: The Roots - You Got Me f. Erykah Badu

"You Got Me" is a song by the hip hop band The Roots, featuring vocals by Erykah Badu (who sings the chorus) and Eve, who raps the second verse but does not appear in the music video. The track was released as a single from the band's fourth studio album, Things Fall Apart (1999).

Disclosure - Help Me Lose My Mind f. London Grammar

“Help Me Lose My Mind” is the latest offering from Disclosure, a groove-driven collaboration with trio London Grammar. "Settle" drops June 3.

House Shoes - Keep On ft. CO$$

New visual from House Shoes' "Keep On" featuring Co$$, off the "Let It Go" album. Directed by Cilton J. Beard, III.

Notes To Self - Crimson [Recoil]

Canada’s own Notes to Self just released a video for their track “Crimson [Recoil]” off the recently released "Target Market [Recoil]" on Decon Records. Directed & Edited by Benjamin Young Hart, co-directed by Matthew Bronson

Handbook - Rare Ivory (Beat Tape)

The U.K. producer Handbook releases his latest project, "Rare Ivory", an aptly titled EP given its focus on piano-driven beats. It houses four brand-new instrumentals from Handbook along with remixes of each track from producers like Mike Gao and Astronautica.

JMega The God (True Masterz) - Presidentes Muertos (prod. Dee Metto)

Look Out For the new album "Niggaz Iz Kingz Forever", coming soon.

Devour - OUNCE

With "REDRUM" right around the corner, Devour drops the 3rd visual to the project "OUNCE". A sneak peek into the mentality behind his music, and a tone setter to his upcoming project "REDRUM" set to drop later this year.

Azizi Gibson - Man Down (Prod. Millz)

This morning we had the urge to release some more dope shit, just this time its not on "Ghost in the Shell". This actually didn't make the cut, but not because of its contents but because we didn't want to cram the mix tape with SLAPPERS. so enjoy another millz produced banger "Man Down"

Akbar - Good Food

Check out the new offical video for Akbar's "Good Food". Directed by FredOnes

7 G.E.M.S. (Tragic Allies & Tragedy Khadafi) - Time To Ponder (Prod. Purpose)

Purpose produces this Tragic Allies "solo" track, taken off the Tragic Allies & Tragedy Khadafi collabo album entitled "Golden Era Music Sciences" on Ill Adrenaline Records. Directed by P. Silva (Solid Connect)

THURZ – ThirdEye (Prod. Khan)

After showing us a preview of this track last week, Thurzday lets loose the Khan-produced single in full for the masses. "Blood On The Canvas" is coming soon.

Elbee Thrie – Rubbers

New track from Elbee Thrie of Phony Ppl, titled “Rubbers.”

Hodgy Beats - Years

Hodgy Beats‘ follow-up to last year’s solid "Untitled EP" should be out this Saturday, June 1. It was originally set to drop last week, but he wanted his Odd Future cohorts in Jet Age of Tomorrow to get their shine with "Jellyfish Mentality". The first we’re hearing from the EP is “Years”, which finds Hodgy getting sing-songy over a beat filled with synthesizer waves and punches and rolling drums. 

Harrison - Sunshine

This is somewhat of a preview for Keats Collective. It will be a split release with Saint Pepsi.

183rd – Castlevania f. RFC

Guest-starring Smoke DZA, NYMLo, Al-Doe, and Chase N. Cashe, the Bronx producer drops a set of visuals for the lead single off his instrumental tape "Game Room".

The Kid Daytona – Friendz

The Kid Daytona uses KRS-One’s “Friends”  for the backdrop of his new loosie.

Tito Lopez – Tryna Get On f. Jon Connor (Prod. Checkboy)

Tito Lopez and Jon Connor get together for this track off Tito's upcoming "Y.O.U." mixtape dropping June 25th.

Sir Michael Rocks – Madness f. Mac Miller (Prod. Syk Sense)

"Madness" is the latest track, produced by Syk Sense and featuring Mac Miller, off Sir Michael Rocks' "While You Wait". 

Joey Fatts – Chipper Jones Vol. 2 (Mixtape)

The Long Beach native lets loose his new mixtape with a bunch of guest features from Action Bronson, Vince Staples, Freddie Gibbs, Da$h, A$AP Rocky, Danny Brown, Krondon, 100's, F1 and A$ton Matthews. Behind the boards are Joey Fatts, Eli Myles, Alchemist, A$AP Ty Beats, Childish Major, Young Chop, 808 Mafia, Joe Wax, Jay Marv and Kid Zer0. Sounds tasty!

AZ – We Movin’ (prod. Statik Selektah)

AZ releases the official video for his Statik Selektah produced single. His upcoming "Doe Or Die 2" album will be dropping later on this year. Directed by Joshua Williams.

Nacho Picasso & Avatar Darko – Smells Like Lean Spirit (prod. Clams Casino)

Nacho Picasso and Avatar Darko stay true to their Seattle roots and rock over a drawn out spacey canvas provided by Clams Casino for the latest leak off their upcoming "Vampsterdam" project, dropping June 10th.

FT – Lonely Days (Prod. Musicman)

“Lonely Days” is a tale of a young man who encounters various relationships while trying to find that right one. Nonetheless, he finds out that it’s easier said than done. Musicman on the production with a crazy sample flip of the Bee Gee’s 70′s classic “Lonely Days.”

Vic Mensa – Orange Soda (Trailer)

One of my Vic’s latest singles is getting some Verluxe-directed visuals. The second from his upcoming "INNANETAPE" project.

Rickie Jacobs – Millionaire

The Baltimore emcee’s latest single gets the visual treatment. Stay tuned for his upcoming "Beautiful America EP", dropping June 12th. Directed by AllMightyTV.

Polyester The Saint – P.O.P. (Album)

Real Deal P drops his fourth album, with guest appearances from Jay 305, Niko G4, Bad Lucc, Cardo On The Beat and more.

Ill Camille- Live It Up f. Iman Omari

Video to Ill Camille's latest collaboration "Live It Up" featuring the talents producer/musician Iman Omari... The "iLLUSTRATED B-SIDES" project drops Summer 2013. Produced by Nate P. Directed by Baba Zoom

Kid Tsunami - Catch Wreck f. O.C.

Kid Tsunami teams up with O.C. on a new track “Catch Wreck,” off his upcoming "The Chase" album dropping June 18th 2013.

Zo! - Count To Five f. Gwen Bunn & Phonte

New video of Zo!, "Count To Five" featuring Gwen Bunn & Phonte. Directed by Kenneth Price. From the album "ManMade", in stores now on +FE Music

Nemo Achida & CULT - Mi$ery Interlude (Prod. Quatermaine)

Nemo Achida's "Midnight Magic LP" drops on July 2nd.

SM - Cruisin'

New single of rapper from Harlem, NY, SM "Cruisin'"

De La Soul – Get Away (The Spirit Of The Wu)

The first single from the Native Tongue legends’ "You’re Welcome LP" (which drops this Fall) gets a set of visuals debute by Rolling Stone. Directed by Lenny Bass & Kris Merc

Nametag & Nameless - The Teacher f. Chell

New visual of Nametag and producer Nameless' album "For Namesake" for their single "The Teacher" featuring Chell.

Shintendo64 - Terrabytz (Mixtape)

A library of songs that I've done with my brothers from the TERRA 5 COLLECTIVE. In house and Industry beats were used to create this mixtape. TERRABYTZ is the appetizer compilation. (Due to the times we recorded tracks some vocals may be a bit rough) 

Wednesday, May 29, 2013

I-20 – Lose My Cool (prod. DJ Pain 1)

The baritone-voice of the DTP crew drops off the first leak of his upcoming mixtape, "The Amphetamine Manifesto pt.2", dropping June 4th.

Cadence Weapon - When It's Real f. Jarell Perry (Prod. Muneshine)

Cadence Weapon's latest single "When It's Real" is a summer jam featuring Los Angeles soul star Jarell Perry and production by Muneshine

Blitz The Ambassador - DIKEMBE! (Prod. Optiks)

Blitz inspired by one of the greatest shot blockers and defensive players to ever bless the NBA, Dikembe Mutombo, releases his new single. "Afropolitan Dreams" coming soon.

Da YoungFellaz – Welcome To NYC pt. II f. Crome

The New York duo join the Bronx spitter on this remake of Cam'ron's "Welcome To New York City" for their latest loosie. "Sophisticated Arrogance" is coming soon.

True Masterz - Skywalker (HazedOut Remix)

True Masterz is back with "Skywalker", their latest track.

Clear Soul Forces - Beats Rhymes and Life

The official video for our first single "Beats Rhymes and Life" off the highly anticipated album "GoldPP7's"! Visualized by Richard Taylor. 

Hologram Kizzie (aka Psalm One) - Voyeuristic

Off Hologram Kizzie's EP "Free Hugs". Directed by Jake Handegaard for Morningside Films.

G.Huff – Vacant Thoughts (FreEP)

The Ohio producer/emcee releases his latest street release. Features and production coming from the likes of Reks, Saigon, Ransom, Vice Soulectric, J57, MoSS and more.

Mahd – Doors Up (Prod. Dre Butterz)

The Detroit spitkicker adds some visuals to his latest release. 

Rich Kidd – Can I Get A (Bom Bom)

Off Rich Kidd’s "In My Opinion". Directed by Rik Cordero.

Dice Raw – Over (Prod. Khari Mateen)

Using Michelle Alexander’s critically-acclaimed book The New Jim Crow as inspiration for his next album Jimmies Back, Dice Raw liberates the Khari Mateen-produced first single and left the following message about the upcoming LP.
[Jimmies Book] is an outline of my life at age 11 to 16, where the block was everything to me. Where I pretty much learned what I know today far as street smarts and my view of the world at that point.

Sir Michael Rocks – Don’t Forget (prod. The Freshmen)

While we wait for the release of "While You Wait" project, Sir Michael Rocks offers up another leak.

Joey Bada$$ – Word Is Bond (prod. Statik Selektah)

Here goes the first single off Joey Bada$$’s upcoming Summer Knights EP, out June 12. Production by Statik Selektah.

Bad Lucc – Choices (Prod. Beat Boy)

Lucc drops the ratchet for the introspective in this Beat Boy-produced banger off of his "Meet The Writer" project. Directed by Topshelf Junior. 

GhostWridah – Flu Game (Mixtape)

Dubbed as one of the greatest games in sports history, Michael Jordan’s “Flu Game” made headlines when he scored 38 points, acquired 7 rebounds, and 5 assist against the Utah Jazz. Miami’s GhostWridah takes you on a journey through his flu game staring adversity in the face as he pushes towards greatness. We all have flu game moments; it’s those who fight through life’s most difficult obstacles and come out with a victory that we remember tomorrow, and forever.

The Rub – Feel You f. Misun

The trio-turned-duo will be releasing their first project with original music on June 11th. Known for their monthly parties in NYC, DJ Ayres and DJ Eleven have put together four new songs for their upcoming self-titled EP. And for the first single, they receive the vocal assist from DC’s talented songstress Misun.

King I Divine & LD Henriquez – Secret Message

King I Divine and LD Henriquez have been working on a new project, "Tano", an EP which be a “vibes-led, Hip Hop narrative". This is the first single.

Mastermind, I Self Devine & The Regiment – 21st Century Genius (Prod. Reggie Reg)

Following up Brother Ali’s “Don’t Mess With Me”, Soul Tools Entertainment closes out their #SoulToolsDay series with Minneapolis representatives Mastermind and I Self Devine and the Detroit duo The Regiment (made up of Osi and IseQold). Once again Reggie Reg provides the backdrop. Take a listen below.

This is the last SoulToolsDay release of the series however, be on the lookout for videos and much more coming from the Soul Tools camp over the next month.

The Bullits - They Die By Dawn f. Yasiin Bey, Jay Electronica & Lucy Liu

The Bullitts releases the official video of "They Die By Dawn", track feauturing Yasiin Bey, Jay Electronica & Lucy Liu from the forthcoming O.S.T. "They Die By Dawn & Other Short Stories".

Alexander Spit – Mansions 2 (Instrumental Tape)

The West Coast spitter-behind-the-boards releases his latest instrumental project, a 26-track opus of trippy beats for your listening pleasure. Tracklist, stream and link down bottom.

Forever FC – Warning (Prod. Noel Figuereo)

A new single from the North Carolina crew. Be on the lookout for more music in the future from these beasts.

Dee Goodz – The Dope Man

The Nashville artist lets loose this track that will breathe on the upcoming compilation "SmashMouth Mentality Vol. 1", hosted by Big Cali of UTB and DJ Wally Sparks and drops June 10th.

Le$ – E36 (Mixtape)

The Boss Hawg affiliate drops his second mixtape this year, featuring the likes of Slim Thug, Smoke DZA, Paul Wall and more. Tracklist, stream and link down bottom.

Gensu Dean & Planet Asia – Faces On The Dollar

Gensu Dean and Planet Asia's collaborative effort, "Abrasions", is out now. Directed by Jake Handegard.

Ricky Hil – Sarah’s Song

Off Ricky Hil’s "SYLDD" project. Directed by XO‘s Lamar C. Taylor.

JUST4FELLAZ: Give Me Some IV Play

Model Mayoli Sena stars "Give Me Some IV Play", the NFSW promo for The Dream's "High-Art" feautring Jay-z. "IV Play LP" is available now.

Talib Kweli – Come Here f. Miguel

Talib Kweli’s "Prisoner of Conscious" is available on iTunes now.

F.Virtue & J57 – Trill Cunningham (FreEP)

"Trill Cunningham" was inspired by the good ol’ work ethic and strange passion of Bill Cunningham colliding with the modern times of apathetic youth culture. Cuts by DJ Emoh Betta.

Emilio Rojas – Tomorrow Never Comes

Emilio will finally let loose his next project, "No Shame, No Regrets", on June 11th. Directed by James Domroe

SkyBlew - Running In Place f. Sarah Kaboom & Dasan Ahanu (Prod. U'nique Music) x Stars All Around Us f. Big Fok

"Running In Place" is the first single from SkyBlew’s upcoming debut album “Window Seat On That Midnight Train.” featuring Sarah Kaboom & Dasan Ahanu with the production of U’Nique Music. "Stars All Around" is the second single featuring and produced by Big Fok. Album will be out in June.

IV the POLYMATH – side a // side b

side a // side b is a 2-song instrumental cassette that features C.R.E.A.M. on the A-Side & “007″ on the B-Side. Both reinterpreted tracks are performed by IV the Polymath without the use of any samples. Also included in the digital download is a super secret bonus track that blends the C.R.E.A.M. & 007 tracks together as one unique work.

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