Nef Starts Over with ‘Tabula Rasa’ LP

NYC based beat-smith Nef drops his solo debut LP, Tabula Rasa this morning.  While he has unleashed a good amount of work on the world already, including collaborative projects with  Ren Thomas and Dirty Sanchez as well as several joints on Termanology‘s Vintage Horns LP he considers this his proper introduction to the world. As he explains the significance “Tabula Rasa translates […]

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Premiere: Chubs & Lord Jewish Stab Your Brain With Your “Nose Bone” On New Single

Strong Island, NY emcee Chubs and his Production partner Eitan Noyze (AKA Lord Jewish) are bringing the hurt with new track (premiering courtesy of us). An obvious nod to Mobb Deep, Lord Jewish faithfully recreates that era, even using live instruments including piano and analog synths on the joint. Chubs gets busy on the track […]

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G4Jag & Mephux Are In “Regressions” With New LP Featuring Flee Lord, Eto & More

Nothing has slowed down the work ethic of the Lord Mobb collective recently.  This includes members Harlem emcee G4Jag and Producer, Mephux.  Returning with their second collaborative project within the past six months, the duo has unleashed a full-legnth entitled Regressions, which boasts contributions from their fellow Lord Mobb brethren Flee Lord, Eto, BVNG’s, Aaqil Ali, Mercy […]

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Bub Styles & Dot Demo Initiate Us Into the “Carhartt Cartel” (Video)

Brooklyn heavyweight (literally, standing at 6ft 4in and weighing over 300lbs) Bub Styles returns with new visuals this morning.  “Carhartt Cartel” filmed by Gee, follows Bub and his Bronx Co-D, Dot Demo dropping wavvy bars while posted up in the corner bodega. The joint’s stolid and somber tones are courtesy of long-time Bub ally Ace […]

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Young Sleep Enlists Nature (The Firm) & Black Sinatra for “Wolves” Video

Rochester, NY has been churning out some of the most real n raw hip-hop in the past several years for fans of boom-bap. Young Sleep is keeping that streak alive with new visuals for single “Wolves.” Over a downtempo soundscape Produced by Midnite (who has worked with 38 Spesh extensively) Sleep, his hometown crimey Black Sinatra […]

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Osbe Chill Brings a “Spark” to South Central In New Video

South Central, L.A. emcee Osbe Chill has dropped visuals for “Spark“. Produced by North Carolina keyboard/beat wiz GiveEmSoul (who has worked extensively with 9th Wonder and laced tracks for Rapsody, JID and J. Cole) the buoyant and woozy synth-work and vocal samples raises Osbe’s hood-conscious poetry to above-the-clouds altitude. This is the first leak from the […]

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Premiere: Reallyhiiim & Puzzle (The Crux) Recruit Planet Asia For “Roots Of Nazareth” + Interview

Today we are premiering “Roots Of Nazareth” a new heater featuring underground legend, Planet Asia.  The track is the 2nd leak from forthcoming The Crux project which drops this Friday (1/22).  The Crux is the work of Syracuse, NY beatsmith Reallyhiiim (whose calling card as a producer was last year’s EP with childhood friend B.A. […]

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Aswad Mikal (Knotz) Drops “3 Bagz” Video Featuring Swigga (Natural Elements) & Dread Child

It’s been a minute since we’ve heard from Poconos mountain rhyme-duo the Knotz who dropped those dope singles a few years back with Young Zee of The Outsidaz. Well, Aswad Mikal of the group has just dropped visuals to a new single entitled “3 Bagz” (Produced by The Copilots) and featuring appearances from Swigga Da […]

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Willie The Kid Teams Up with ReallyHiiim for “Hezekia Flow” Video

Michigan emcee/entrepreneur Willie The Kid is flowing lavishly into the new year with new single/video for “Hezekia Flow.” While Willie just dropped the 2nd installment of his Deutsche Marks collaborative project with Vdon, “Hezekia Flow” is actually the first leak from The Crux. According to a statement, The Crux is a forthcoming project entirely produced […]

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Album Premiere + Interview: Lenox Hughes Talks About His “Opulent Habits”

Harlem rhyme-hustler Lenox Hughes first came out the gate with 2019’s debut Finding The Balance (though he initially cut his teeth in the game under another emcee name). This past February, he celebrated Black History Month with Langston’s Son, which was entirely produced by The Standouts (Ty Farris, Lord Juco). On December 11th he will […]

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Premiere + Interview: L.A. Vets, Reagan Era Records Take “The Pledge”

Recently an eight-man crew of nostalgic rhymers materialized out of Los Angeles, calling themselves Reagan Era Records. With a declarative statement of intent, they dropped the single “88 Kane” (Produced by King Dios) where over a classic break, crew members Dios Negasi, Skrillz Dior and Halo busted lyrical heat, while also slipping in classic phrases […]

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