Apollo Brown & Guilty Simpson – “Truth Be Told” (LISTEN + DOWNLOAD FREE)
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Apollo Brown & Guilty Simpson – “Truth Be Told” (LISTEN + DOWNLOAD FREE)

Apollo Brown and Guilty Simpson have a new single that just came out yesterday. The two are collaborating on an album called “Dice Game” and you can bet that it’ll be good. Look for that to drop on November 13th, but feel free to stream and download “Truth Be Told” right here, right now. Advertisements Continue reading

FREE Fukuyama: Download “Inked Guardian” and Princess Of The Strings”, Free Funkiness All Week
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FREE Fukuyama: Download “Inked Guardian” and Princess Of The Strings”, Free Funkiness All Week

If you didn’t know, Tramis Kain and Joshue N. Nords are a Norwegian, fantastical Japanese Anime-themed EDM production duo named Fukuyama. They make dance music that’s funky as hell and is chock-full of dope samples, and their sound, like Daft Punk’s, appeals to more than the stereotypical fist-pumping club crowd. They’re getting people to listen … Continue reading

Angel Haze – “Cleaning Out My Closet” (Stream and Download)
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Angel Haze – “Cleaning Out My Closet” (Stream and Download)

New York City’s own Angel Haze just dropped a deeply personal and down-right disturbing track over Eminem’s “Cleaning Out My Closet” instrumental. She pours her heart out and definitely gains respect from listeners, not only for her sharp lyricism and storytelling abilities, but for her perseverance. The song contains GRAPHIC, SEXUAL CONTENT, and recounts horrific experiences, so … Continue reading

2 Kendrick Lamar Joints with Black Hippy, 1 Free Download  – “The Heart Pt. 3 (Will You Let It die?)” and “Swimming Pools (Black Hippy Remix)”
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2 Kendrick Lamar Joints with Black Hippy, 1 Free Download – “The Heart Pt. 3 (Will You Let It die?)” and “Swimming Pools (Black Hippy Remix)”

“good Kid, m.A.A.d city” is out now and people obviously know it. According to HipHopDX, the album will sell 200,000 first week copies. It’s HIGHLY recommended that you join the purchasing party. After all, some see  spending a little bread on this highly-anticipated album as a contribution to hip-hop’s medical expenses. If you see the … Continue reading

New NYC Hip-Hop: K.Sparks – “Smooth Cafe” (Stream and Download)
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New NYC Hip-Hop: K.Sparks – “Smooth Cafe” (Stream and Download)

Consistently dope Queens MC, K. Sparks has another jazzy joint, “Smooth Cafe”, accompanied by a fitting choice of artwork. Queens is known as a “home of jazz legends” and it’s definitely home to it’s share of hip-hop legends. K is definitely one of the borough’s top lyrical talents and his underground fan-base is far from … Continue reading

LISTEN & DOWNLOAD: 14KT Ft. Skyzoo, Oddisee, The Black Opera, and  Olivier Daysoul – “A Friendly (Vocal) Game of KT” (EP)
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LISTEN & DOWNLOAD: 14KT Ft. Skyzoo, Oddisee, The Black Opera, and Olivier Daysoul – “A Friendly (Vocal) Game of KT” (EP)

Michigan beatsmith and MC, 14KT, produced an impressive instrumental project earlier this year; released by Mellow Music Group in March. Now, the beats from that original project – A Friendly Game of KT, have been perfectly paired with verses by a few of underground hip-hop’s illest rising emcees. Specifically, Skyzoo, Odissee, and The Black Opera lend the … Continue reading

Stream and Download Masia One’s “Bootleg Culture” Sampler + “Errrybody (studio cut)” Featuring Pharrel, The Game, and Isis Islam
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Stream and Download Masia One’s “Bootleg Culture” Sampler + “Errrybody (studio cut)” Featuring Pharrel, The Game, and Isis Islam

I’ve been impressed with Toronto emcee Masia One since I first saw her videos back in the early 2000s. It would’ve been easy to dismiss her as a gimmick artist, being that Asian rappers, particularly, Asian, FEMALE rappers, were an unfamiliar phenomenon. And, being a Canadian artist, it was hard for anybody to anticipate serious … Continue reading

New Hip-Hop: Talib Kweli & Z-Trip – Attack the Block (mixtape)
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New Hip-Hop: Talib Kweli & Z-Trip – Attack the Block (mixtape)

Two world-renowned representers of the underground, Brooklyn’s Talib Kweli and California’s  Z-Trip, have teamed-up to ambush the unsuspecting streets with real hip-hop whether the streets are ready or not. The streets should’ve known never to let their guard down… you can’t predict when a couple of ambitious cats will run-up and Attack the Block. Joining … Continue reading

DJ Spinna Presents: The Eccentric Movements of Jose James Mixtape
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DJ Spinna Presents: The Eccentric Movements of Jose James Mixtape

DJ Spinna blessed his SoundCloud followers and many other soulful, far-flung music fans with a dope new mix just in time for the long Labor Day weekend. DJ Spinna Presents: The Eccentric Movements of Jose James showcases music by Brooklyn-based soul singer Jose James. DJ Spinna artfully blends selections from older recordings as well as … Continue reading

New Music by Has-Lo  – “Stained Glass” and “Make a bet”- Mello Music Group 7″ Series #5
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New Music by Has-Lo – “Stained Glass” and “Make a bet”- Mello Music Group 7″ Series #5

Mellow Music Group just released new music from Has-Lo, which you can download and stream for free and also purchase as a 7 inch vinyl. Listen to the Apollo Brown-produced track,”Stained Glass”, and “Make a bet”, produced by Illmind, to decide whether you’re just going to download these two VERY high-quality songs or also be … Continue reading