Friday, June 28, 2013

SCBonkers presents: SOUNDCLOUD-WEEK #1 & #2

The second Soundcloud recap of singles that have been in our blog this week with the likes of Ghettosock, Chief, Evan Holt, Harrison, TwoLetterz, R.F.C., CharlieRED & many more.

The first Soundcloud recap of singles that have been in our blog this week with the likes of Statik Selektah, Flatbush Zombies, Kid Tsunami & Masta Ace, No Name Gypsy, Dornik, Rainy Milo & many more.

THROWBACKS: Gravediggaz - Diary Of A Madman

"Diary of a Madman" was the lead single released from the Gravediggaz' debut album, "6 Feet Deep". The song was produced by members RZA (The Rzarector) and Prince Paul (The Undertaker) along with RNS and featured verses from Killah Priest and Scientific Shabazz.

WEED-KEND: Eazy-E & MC Ren - Tha Muthaphukkin Real

A good song for smoke some buds. It's from "Str8 off tha Streetz of Muthaphukkin Compton" (Straight off the Streets of Muthafuckin' Compton), Eazy-E's second and final full-length album. It was released posthumously on November 24, 1995, eight months after Eazy-E's death. Enjoy

Jahzel - Carefree

Jahzel releases another visual, "Carefree", from his upcoming "In GOD's Image" project. Directed by Asa Davis.

Evan Holt & Thelonious Martin - Ready For The Day

After taking an extended break from releasing projects, Evan Holt is back putting in that work. Earlier this month, he broke the hiatus with the release of a new EP, "Where Was Eye", and now he’s already releasing the first single off his next release. Next up will be "The Temptations", a new project entirely produced by Thelonious Martin. Listen to the lead single.

Chief - HappyDeheb

Chief gives this beat to Deheb for his recent birthday. Happy birthday Deheb!
This is a ''Beat Gift'' i made for my big dude and music partner DEHEB! Happy Birthday bro! One Love! 

Fort Romeau - Desire

London's Fort Romeau (née Mike Greene) has released two new tracks on Ghostly International. One of them is  "Desire,"  track that has a kinetic, classic acid handclap under a kaleidoscopic house rhythm.

MELO-X - GOD: HiFi (Mixtape)

After a Successful release of the GOD: LoFi EP MeLo-X releases the second installment of his three part EP series GOD: HiFi. GOD: HiFi sets the bar higher and represents an Indie artist rise to fame. First your LoFi (Underground) then you reach your high point (HiFi). Next up in the series is GOD: WiFi which represents an artist finally becoming internationally known and respected. stay tuned - It's The God, God.

Ghettosocks - I'll Be Your Dog f. Muneshine x Everyday Apocalypse feat. Timbuktu

Blunted Astronaut returns to its roots with an upcoming series of 7-inch drops out in the next few months. Ghettosocks' "Everyday Apocalypse" b/w "I'll Be Your Dog" is the latest addition to its ever-expanding catalogue of vinyl releases. This translucent 7", produced by dynamic duo The Process (Jonny Cuba and Ollie Teeba (Soundsci/The Herbaliser), is bound to be another BA sure shot. Rapid-fire flows, clever rhymes, cinematic production... It's all there to keep your head boppin for days. Guest appearances by Canada's Timbuktu and Muneshine add weight to this already heavy release. 

Deheb - Green diamonds

Deheb launches his first hybrid beat with Maschine and Reason.

Digital Martyrs - Heavy Grave f. Ras Kass

Digital Martyrs enlist Ras Kass for their newest single, "Heavy Grave".

Jasiri X – New Nat Turners (Prod. Religion)

Jasiri X releases the visual for his new religion-produced track, "New Nat Turners".

Ohbliv - Outsider Soul (Beat Tape)

Richmond, Va. producer Ohbliv blesses us with his new beat tape, "Outsider Soul", today. Soul, hip-hop and boom-bap mixes perfectly in the project and the result is a smooth vibe and very calms sound for enjoying anytime in the day.

Tensei & The Ones - Alright! f. ADaD

It has been a little while since we last heard from Tensei, who appears to now be linked up with a new group called the Ones. The Ones are Khari Lemuel and Yaw Agyeman, and they have plans of dropping an EP with Tensei. The first taste of the project comes by way of "Alright", which is a soulful jam that features ADaD.

Fame – Phly High f. Smoke DZA (Prod. H.I.T.M.)

The Brooklyn native links up with Smoke DZA on his new single produced by H.I.T.M. Productions. This is featured off his upcoming "#PhuckYaCoSign" mixtape.

Da$h – Brighton Beach (prod. Thelonious Martin)

This track will land on Da$h’s "V.I.C.E. (Very Ignorant Content Exposing Success)", which drops this Sunday (June 30th).

Nemo Achida – Snapchat Akshun (prod. 6th Sense)

Before his forthcoming album, "Midnight Magic", drops this Tuesday, Nemo Achida wanted to share a bonus track that didn’t make the final cut.

Closed Sessions - Potholes In My Sessions Vol. 1 EP

Potholes Music and Closed Sessions present "Potholes In My Sessions Vol. 1", a remix project featuring acapellas from the Closed Sessions catalog, remixed by Potholes Music selected producers. The 5-song EP features reworkings of songs from Raekwon, Action Bronson, Curren$y, Freddie Gibbs & GLC, and Blu. The EP is available now via free download.

Ken Rebel – money money money (prod. By brandUn DeShay)

Produced by brandUn DeShay, "money money money" can be found on Ken’s "R.E.B.E.L.", which is out now. Directed by Shomi Patwary & Ken Rebel

Metabeats – Caviar Crackle LP

UK producer Metabeats bring us hi newly-released "Caviar Crackle LP". The project — which boasts features from AAction Bronson, Oddisee, Quelle Chris, Von Pea (of Tanya Morgan), Marv Won, Chuuwee, Zeroh, Che Grand, Ed Boogie, Dubbledge, Ralph Rip Sh!t, Vanity Jay, Tony Momrelle and more is also available for stream.

Bishop Nehru – Muffled x M.I.C

"strictlyFLOWz", the 16-year-old spitter’s next mixtape presented by both Peter Rosenberg and DJ Semtex, drops July 23rd

Metasota & Mike the Martyr – Throw Ya Wax

Currently working on new projects, Meta (Black Friday) and Mike the Martyr (a self-produced EP) link up for some new’ness for the internet to love or hate.

Paul White – Find A Way f. Homeboy Sandman

Homeboy Sand joins UK producer Paul White on the latest release from his upcoming "Watch the Ants EP," due out July 29th. Check an animated visual (by Plastic Horse) above.

Tito Lopez – Y.O.U. (Mixtape)

Tito Lopez gives us new music with his brand new mixtape titled, Y.O.U. The 14-track offering includes production from King I Divine, Big Soj, Bobby Johnson, Futuristiks, Mr. Porter, Big Von, 1500 Or Nothin and more.

ANTHM – Imagine Nation (Prod. GODleeBarnes)

One of the standout tracks off Anthm’s GODleeBarnes-produced "Handful of Dust EP" gets some matching visuals (and a bonus extended .mp3 version, available below). And just in case you were in need of some new material… "The Fire Next Time EP" drops July 9th.

Gemstones – God Is My Rock

On his latest release, the Chi-City spitter breaks down his journey thus far in this rap game (and life in general). 

Wax – I Shoulda Tried Harder

One of the early singles off Wax’s "Continue…" project gets some visuals. Possitive vibes.

Big Boi – The Thickets f. Sleepy Brown

Off Big Boi's "Vicious Lies & Dangerous Rumors" album out now.

JMSN – Fool

JMSN will be hitting the road with Cali band The Neighbourhood and has decided to release “Fool” which will be available as a split 7″ exclusively during the tour via White Room Records.

Styles P – Enjoy The Atmosphere f. Chris Rivers & Tyler Woods

P gets joined by Chris Rivers and Tyler Woods in his StreetHeatTV-directed clip “Enjoy The Atmosphere.” Styles’ new LP, "Float", is out now.

U-God – Fame f. Styles P

New music from U-God as he gives us another single with “Fame” featuring Styles P. This will be on his upcoming Keynote Speaker project which drops on July 23rd.

Jon Connor – When I Was Young f. Chris Webby & Smoke DZA

The Flint native gets assistance from Chris Webby & Smoke DZA on his latest track from his Unconscious State project that drops on July 2nd via iTunes. 

The Kid Daytona – Send It Up Freestyle x Sucka MC Niggas

The Bronx native gives a freestyle over “Send It Up” off Kanye West’s Yeezus. He also goes in on A Tribe Called Quest’s “Sucka MC Niggas”.

2K-PAS - Orígenes

Franki y Evy formalizan el grupo barcelonés 2K-PAS. Tras su reciente trabajo 'Orígenes', que incluye colaboraciones de Drako y Enes, presentan este videoclip homónimo al proyecto.'

Escucha y descarga el trabajo de 'Orígenes':

Thursday, June 27, 2013

Vida Killz - False Flag (Prod. JG)

New single of Vida Killz forthcoming project, "DayMares & NightDreams"

Dynasty - Magnificent

"Magnificent" will be re-released on "A Star in Life's Clothing", August 2013. Shot by D. Rich.

G Dot & Born - Puff Clouds

"Puff Cloud" is the latest set of visuals from G Dot and Born. Directed by Myster DL for iLL Manered Films.

Uptown Swuite - Heroes (prod. SoulChef)

Off Uptown Swuite's "Memoirs From Under the Long White Cloud".

milo - Ecclesiastes

The first single from milo's new mixtape, "Cavalcade", which drops July 9th. "Cavalcade" is the followup release of milo's beloved "things that happen at day" & "things that happen at night" double EPs which were released January 1st 2013.

Mishka & Rad Reef present: Hyperbolic Chamber Music II (Prod. Steel Tipped Dove)

After bringing on 26 rappers last year for the first installment of Hyperbolic Chamber Music, Mishka and Rad Reef are back at it with a sequel. While last year’s effort featured production from Ryan Hemsworth, this year the production work of Steel Tipped Dove gets a chance to shine. And, just like the first time around, we get to see a whole slew of interesting MCs come through to spit raps over this gritty beat. The list of features include: Eli Porter, Aaron Cohen, Haleek Maul, Deli Mane, Issue, Kechphrase, Left Leberra, Don Got Dope, Rod Fuego, New 9000, Open Mike Eagle, Pepperboy, Selfsays, Shady Blaze, Dizzy D, Joeybagadoughnutz, Supa, Yarrow Slaps, Squadda B, Go Ricky, Walt Live, Zachg, Greg Mishka, Showyousuck, Kevorkian, Western Tink, Yung Yadi, MondreM.A.N., Bill Ding, Cadalack Ron, Zoned Out, Justin Loans, Jay Casio, and Dark Sister.

Maxo Kream - Lewinsky

This is the third single off Maxo Kream's upcoming project "Quiccstrikes" Shot and directed by OG Danny Ocean and Kind David "Quiccstrikes" on the way.

Danny! - Camping Trip

Just another killer loosie from our homie Danny! aka Danny Swain.

Paul White - Find A Way f. Homeboy Sandman

Taken from the 'Watch The Ants' EP, out on July 29th on One-Handed Music. Pre-order the 12" vinyl and digital EP here.

Soopa - Traces (prod. Samuel Truth)

DTW's Samuel Truth produces "Traces", the latest track from the young Cincinatti eemcee Soopa; .

Harrison - Birthday Loop

The Canadian producer has just turned 18 and has released this "Birthday Loop" for the masses. Short but tasty.

Stro Elliot - Soul II Stro

Let's feed our soul and ears with the new leak of Stro Elliot's "Old Beat Farm".

AB the Pro - All This Love f. Phonte

Picking up where he left off, Ab’s first single from Prologue Vol. II is a take on DeBarge’s Eighties classic “All This Love.” Unlike the original, Ab’s transformation of this song speaks to his funk roots and takes his listeners on an emotional ride full of vulnerability. 

On this record, Ab is assisted by Nat Turner band mate, Malik Hunter on bass, Black Milk on percussion, and Phonte lending his expertise on the subject at hand. With a stylistic lead and counter melodies reminiscent of the golden era, Ab helps us start the first week of summer on a high note (no pun intended). 

Prologue Vol. II will be available for FREE DOWNLOAD via July 11th. 

TwoLetterz - '92 Flow (prod. St. Christopher)

TwoLetterz drops a loosie before the release of his second single of "Chasing Dead People Vol. 4". Gritty and off alcohol.

SYG - Tell Another Lie

This is the second single from SYG's "Peace Pipe Circle" mixtape, which will be released monday July 1st, 2013.

Cookin Soul, Blanco & Nipsey Hu$$le – Raw (Mixtape)

Produced in its entirety by Cookin’ Soul, the Bay Area’s Blanco and Los Angeles’ Neighborhood Nip release their collaborative effort for free (You can download each track in Soundcloud). You can still supporting in iTunes.

BrokenFinguz - Formula 3

BrokenFinguz is behind the intrumental of this track for the upcoming release by BeOND of Acid Reign, "Don't Judge" . "Formula 3" is a digital maxi-single that includes the features of Gebo & Gajah.

Stu Bangas - Junior

Stu Bangas is still bringing heat over his Soundcloud. Check his latest instrumental, "Junior"

THROWBACKS: Killah Priest - One Step / Fake MC

Both singles are off Killah Priest's "Heavy Mental", his debut album. You may remember him for his association with of hip-hop group Wu-Tang Clan and his membership in the group Sunz of Man. The debut was released on February 24, 1998, on Geffen Records.

Killer Mike & El-P – Run The Jewels (FreEP)

After releasing their great project "R.A.P. Music" last year, El-Producto and Mike Bigga return once again with this freelease that is sure to land on a couple “Best Of” lists. Enjoy!

YC The Cynic – Runaway f. Hipnotic

Off of Steel Tipped Dove's mixtape. Hilariously titled "Steel Tipped Dove - and a whole bunch of crazy motherfuckers 1" 

Teddy Ruck-Spin - The Sleepy Beats Collection (Mixtape)

The Sleepy Beats Collection features 10 original instrumentals, all created with Serato Scratch Live and a Rane TTM-56S mixer. The sole guest appearance comes from Ann Arbor, Michigan’s Gameboi on “Style.”

SDSC - Oh La La La

This is the first video off the Soul Daad & Stereo Crew collaborative album "AMSTERTROIT". "Ooh La La" was produced by Soul Daad's Vice Vic and features Stereo Boyz' member Mixo.

Exile vs. Daft Punk Freestyle f. Choosey

Exile and Dirty Science affiliate Choosey collab on this session where Choosey actually uses headphones as a mic (yes, that’s possible) and spits to Exile’s rendition of Daft Punk’s “Doin’ It Right” live on the MPC, complete with Ex’s signature sample flipping. The duo also have a collaborative album dropping some time soon along with Exile dropping an instrumental album entitled Zip Disks and Floppies this summer. Below is a stream and a download link for the session above.

R.F.C. – Ralphie’s Forgotten Children (Mixtape)

Consisting of Smoke DZA, Al Doe, NymLo, Chase N. Cashe, Den10, 183rd, and Mookie Jones, the Really Fucking Cool crew drop their debut compilation.

Mayer Hawthorne – Her Favorite Song

Mr. Hawthorne bring us the official video for “Her Favorite Song,” the lead single off his forthcoming album, "Where Does This Door Go".

Incomparable Shakespeare – Hiatus Unique

Diamond D’s "Hiatus" and AZ’s "Very Unique" are the tracks that get that work from Shakespeare this week. "By Any Dreams Necessary" is coming soon.

Slum Village – Summer Breeze

After yesterday’s “Braveheart” clip, Slum Village hits us with their second straight video of the week with “Summer Breeze” off their newly released "Evolution LP", out now.

Preach Muzak - Eighty Six x THe Rising (Mixtape)

You've heard the music and watched the videos, now it's time to hear the complete package! Preach Muzak brings you the much anticipated mixtape, "The Rising Trilogy Vol. 1", the first installment from "The Rising" series.

Download the mixtape now from or DatPiff and shout out @PreachMuzak on Twitter, to show your support.

Dillon Cooper – Kung Foo

DIllon released "Kung Foo", the latest set of visuals off his upcoming mixtape "Cozmik", which drops today (June 27th). Directed by Pio DiBenedetto

S.F.T - Humble Posture

Pragmatic Theory, in conjunction with the underground music & culture magazine Rhythm22, have begun to release free to download exclusive tracks on our Pragmatic Theory soundcloud page and to kick things off we are proud to present S.F.T's 'Humble Posture'. Not only are we personal fans of the Auckland, NZ native, this talented beat maker/musician has been in past Pragmatic Theory compilations with a distinct signature sound that easily evokes the senses through the audio journey he takes us on. You can also find him on Renaissance Music as well as in the band The Midnight Trips, with his latest offering being of acoustic versions from his prior release Vibrations.

Sweatbox - Surrounded by Vinyl EP

Checkout the newest project from Sweat Box, "Surrounded by vinyl". The group is composed by Teddy Roxpin with the production, keys  and samples, Ricky Bakken in the bass,  Dani Ummel in the vocals, Daniel Halligan with the sax and vocals.  All tracks were mixed and mastered at The Bridge Sound And Stage in Cambridge, MA by Dan "Young-Jedi" Adams. All tracks mastered by The Arcitype.

BigBear - Raw Honey

"Raw Honey" is the latest instrumental from the Austin producer, BigBear. 

Carl∞Sherron - The 11th Channel (Prod. Logan McLeod )

Bronx native Carl Sherron brings us his single "The 11th Channel" off his debut project "The Ages". The vivid story telling skills of this young emcee takes you through the inner dimensions of his mind. The track produced by Logan McLeod has a jazzy feel reminiscing of the 70's. Be on the look out for new releases from Carl Sherron and his Cap(s)ule teammate Wati Heru.

Murph Watkins - Death Or Dishonor (Prod. Dee Lilly)

Murph Watkins recently dropped his latest LP Loose Women & Booze. The more industry appealing LP showcased a new style from Watkins, proving he had much more in his already strapped musical arsenal. Taking his effortless flow over a new sound, some questioned the young emcee’s lyrical ability. With this latest offering, over some soulful Dee Lilly production he addresses some of his haters, and showcases just why he is definitely on the come up. Lookout for more from Murph Watkins.

Snubluck - Dustprints (Mixtape)

Pragmatic Theory & Rhythm22 proudly present 'Dustprints' by Snubluck. Originating from Utah residing in Denver Colarado Snubluck is an ever evolving stage of electronic music. "Dustprints" is dedicated to the separate moments from the artists past that bought him to where he is today. He's been part of the Denver music scene for close to 6 years & his study of Jazz performance has paid a large part to his trademark sound & style. Part of the Pragmatic Theory family from day one we're proud to present to you the extremely talented & unique sounds of Snubluck. 

 Special thanks to Ilya Litoshik for the album artwork. Listen, download, share & enjoy…

Rome Clientel - Guts & Glory f. Scott Mayo (Prod. Damien Cornwell)

Elmira emcee and Golden Era recording artist Rome Clientel has taken a bit of a sabbatical following the release of The Empire 2: The Battlegrounds EP. As he continues to work on The Empire 3: The Coronation EP, the third one of the series, Rome is embarking on #TheConquest, a campaign of singles to demonstrate what he has in store moving forward. 

The first release from #TheConquest is "Guts And Glory," a mellow offering produced by Damien Cornwell. Adding to the smooth beat is the live saxophone playing of Scott Mayo, known for being a member of the band for American Idol. Mayo has worked with other legendary artists including Sergio Mendes and Earth Wind and Fire. 

Expect more music from Rome Clientel in the coming weeks. For now just press play and enjoy. #TheConquest has begun..

Wednesday, June 26, 2013

gaVen heVy - Bosom

"Bosom" is the lastest single from the INeverRapped2BCool crew affiliate gaVen heVy. This will be featured on his upcoming debut EP entitled "... Dedicated to Her" which will be released on New Years January 1st 

Jimetta Rose - Home Is Where The Hatred Is

With Kamasi Washington in the sax solo, Jimetta Rose pays homage, alongside the freshest and most exciting talents, to the legendary Gil Scott-Heron.

Lili K - Interlude

Lili K joins forces with long time collaborator Peter Cottontale to create the neo-soul reminiscent version of "Interlude," a jazz standard originally made popular by Sarah Vaughn. Lili K's new EP, "My Favorite Things" serves as a genre-blending collection of reworked jazz standards and features production from Peter Cottontale, contributions from Nico Segal and Greg Landfair from Kids These Days, jazz pianist William Kurk, and Grammy nominated vocalist, Raheem DeVaughn. My Favorite Things is due July 1st.

GDNA - Basement Therapy

Multi-Instrumentalist LA producer GDNA just released his debut EP, "Basement Therapy". A 12 track project to feed our mind. Enjoy

Basement Therapy is the debut EP of So Cal multi-instrumentalist, GDNA. Effortlessly blending a myriad of sounds, GDNA incorporates down tempo grooves, mellow strokes of the ivory, hypnotic hip hop melodies, plumes of blues inspired guitar riffs, and righteous bass lines. Features include: Macon Hamilton, Frank Leone, Waju and more. So yea; layback, press play, and let the mellow begin. 

Ackryte - Infinite Staircase

Ackryte's forthcoming LP, "Overly" drops 15th July on HW&W. This is its latest single.

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