“Twenty years to the day of the tragic murder of rapper The Notorious B.I.G. Mega Ran offers this heartfelt creative tribute to the man they called Biggie. Ran and producers Fresh Kils and DJ DN3 cleverly re-sample the classic B.I.G. bangers, adding new lyrics and perspective to the sounds of the legendary MC.”
“Almost 10 years have passed since Onra arrived with the charmingly eccentric Chinoiseries LP. 32 Hip-Hop beats formed the sample-based project – dusty Chinese vinyl hissing and crackling throughout – resulting in an intriguing and spontaneous mix of the producers interest in exploring a newly-discovered style of Music with his love for classic Hip-Hop production. “
Westside Gunn’s RIOTS ON FASHION AVENUE is your older brother’s rap music – think of Wu Tang Clan mixed with a little Action Bronson. THESE GUYS ARE NOT PLAYING AROUND.
Hip hop duo Slowy & 12Vince UNDERCOVER BLUES – the beats are so Jay-Z ’96 Reasonable Doubt.
Last week we featured Idealism’s rainy evening album – and we just couldn’t get enough so we decided to post his latest work – hiraeth [ep]. I’ve been enjoying the hiraeth [ep] album for thinking to gather inspiration especially late in the evening.
Hip-hop artist Ivy Sole released EAST about a month ago – what you can expect: profoundly poetic and relatable across the board.
K-Def, via Redefinition Records, releases In the Moment. It’s a genuinely hand crafted album with so much consistency in the patterns and sample selection.
Hip-hop musicians Mazzi & S.O.U.L. Purpose have always been dedicated to philanthropic work across the globe. Your purchase of this album benefits several organizations dedicated to building clean water wells and facilities in Uganda and Kenya.
I tell you why Alfa Mist’s Antiphon album will be timeless – because generations from now when someone listens to this album they will discover that the sociopolitical narration, alongside the music of Antiphon was a blueprint to change.
Un Amour Supreme is a jazz/hip-hop group based out of Montepellier, France. Their latest album Jovontae EP fuses jazz and hip-hop together for one summer themed album.