Future Classics
Hip-Hop

Quelle Chris “Being You Is Great, I Wish I Could Be You More Often”

Detroit MC and producer, Quelle Chris, presents a liquid silver beat design and on mic persona that encompasses self-depreciating humour and disregard for fly by night rap trends on “BS Vibes”. From his forthcoming release “Being You Is Great, I Wish I Could Be You More Often”, “BS Vibes” is …

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Beats Hip-Hop

Elaquent’s Beat Odyssey Continues With His New Album “Worse Case Scenario”

Canadian Producer / Beatmaker Elaquent’s returns with his 5th album since his fantastic debut “After Midnight” released in 2009. The new album titled “Worst Case Scenario” might be his finest work yet. It showcases his sonic growth and is also a very introspective exercise. “…going on 30, no longer feeling …

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24 HOV Mixes
Hip-Hop Soul

24 Hours of Vinyl (NY) – DANNY AKALEPSE (Presented by Discogs)

Live Set Recorded on February 4th & 5th at Black Flamingo in Brooklyn, NY. Presented by Discogs Special Thanks to Black Flamingo & 101 Apparel Enjoy this set from DANNY AKALEPSE (Big Crown Records) DOWNLOAD LINK

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Hip-Hop

Mutual Intentions “Cassette #2”

via Mutual Intentions: Cassette #2 is the second compilation from the Norwegian record label Mutual Intentions. Since their first cassette compilation (which is sold out!), they have expanded their roster with beatmaker Ol’ Burger Beats and producer Jawn Rice. Compared to the first, the feature-list is slightly bigger and includes some …

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Electronic Hip-Hop

CLOSED Exclusive Premiere & Contest: SUPERGOD “Expecto”

SUPERGOD is the brand new project from legendary UK MC King Kashmere (Strange U) and Avant-beat producer Bambooman (Accidental). Their self-titled EP drops on the 3rd of March and will be available on wax and digital via Bambooman’s own Health imprint. Although the two have crossed paths over the years, …

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Hip-Hop

Damu The Fudgemunk “Vignettes” (REDEF Records)

via Redefinition: According to Merriam-Webster, “Vignettes” means ‘a short descriptive literary sketch/brief incident or scene (as in a play or movie).’ The album is aptly titled – 15 musical scenes, each with their own unique settings, are stitched harmoniously together to provide a universal message to an audience who must use …

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Future Classics
Beats Hip-Hop

Eric Lau “Examples” (via First Word Records)

First Word enters 2017 with a bang: a 28-track album courtesy of Eric Lau. This, his third instrumental album, is a veritable tapestry of vibes, ranging through Hip Hop, Soul, Jazz, Funk & Brazilian beats. A mere taste into the genius production skills of London’s Mr. Lau, it’s easy to …

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Hip-Hop

Exclusive Premiere: Fredfades “Fade Away” + SRAW “In The Smog”

Oslo’s Mutual Intentions is one of our favorite young creative crews and record labels. In addition to the visual team, the music crew consists of Ivan Ave, Fredfades, SRAW, Yogisoul, Ol’ Burger Beats, John Rice. The squad had a killer 2016 and to kick off 2017 right, they are opening …

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Future Classics
Hip-Hop

Little Simz “Stillness In Wonderland”

‘Imagination is the only weapon in the war against reality.’ Lewis Carroll, Alice In Wonderland. On Little Simz’ sophomore album ‘Stillness in Wonderland,’ the London emcee tackles themes of escapism, individuality, trust issues and loneliness in a world full of anger. The concept for this project derives from Lewis Carroll’s …

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Future Classics
Hip-Hop Jazz

Future Classic: Medline “Old Souls Carnival”

via My Bags Records: “Old Souls Carnival” is the most accomplished Medline album so far, presenting his new direction in composition and his multi instrumentalist approach. The project is driven by a strong spiritual background with a deep 70’s soul jazz fusion influence, raised into a movie soundtrack like dimension. …

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Electronic Hip-Hop

Exclusive Video Premiere: Paper Tiger feat. Pyramid Vritra “Ooh”

Following the very well-received and anticipated release of Blast Off, Wah Wah 45s’ space funk meets experimental hip hop outfit, Paper Tiger, are back with a new single – Ooh. Featuring the unmistakeable flow of LA-based rapper Pyramid Vritra (former Stones Throw signee and Odd Future affiliate), this second single …

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Future Classics
Beats Hip-Hop

Future Classic: JuJu Rogers & Bluestaeb “LIT Lost In Translation”

via Jakarta Records: “LIT is a snapshot of Bluestaeb und JuJu Rogers’ musical endeavors in Fall 2016. Both had a successful 2015 & 2016 with highly acclaimed albums and a European support tour of Oddisee for JuJu Roogers. Both musicians are working on new solo albums and both of them …

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