Vocab Slick Returns With the Visuals for His Slick Talkin’ New Single, ”What It Is”

With his long-awaited Language LP finally set to drop in October, Vocab Slick ramps up the hype for the project with the stylish new video for “What It Is.” The track finds the Bay Area emcee teaming up with frequent collaborators Surebert, who provides the grimy, bass-driven production, as well as Starski, who’s on directorial […]

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A.M. Early Morning & Nightwalker Deliver Their Compelling EP, ‘L.N.E.M. III’

A.M. Early Morning & Nightwalker deliver one of the year’s most tightly produced and well-written releases with L.N.E.M. III. The Chicago-based duo eschews trends—namely bloated track lists and meandering runtimes—with a project that’s infinitely replayable and packed with layers. It’s also just straight-up dope hip-hop that happens to feature some of the underground’s best lyricists, […]

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Moemaw Naedon & C.Scott Hit the Great Outdoors for Their ‘River Rats’ Collab LP

Moemaw Naedon & C.Scott’s new collaborative album, River Rats, is a wavy blend of genres—hip-hop, psychedelia, and just a hint of prog-rock—that perfectly captures the tension, confusion, and complexity of 2020. It’s also a personal project for the two Pittsburgh-based artists, who created a majority of the album during the COVID-19 lockdown. The result is […]

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Guilty Simpson Flexes His Pen-Game on maticulous’ Neck-Breaking New Single, “Home Goin’”

With his new album, no caps, due out this fall, Brooklyn-based producer maticulous gets things started with the project’s debut leak, “Home Goin’.” It’s a neck-breaking slapper featuring a dope guest appearance from Detroit’s own Guilty Simpson, who weaves a tale of a neighborhood viewing of a pimp/player’s funeral.  The track is anchored by maticulous’ […]

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Eternia Returns to Give Thanks to Her Day Ones With Visuals for New Single, “Most PPL”

Eternia makes a grand return today with her new single and video, “Most PPL,” a triumphant and inspiring collaboration with Toronto-based Juno-Award winning producer Rel McCoy.  It’s been over ten long years for Eternia fans, who have been clamoring for more music since the release of 2010’s classic, At Last with producer MoSS. But as […]

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Eto Joins A.M. Early Morning & Nightwalker for Their Insightfully Jazzy Heater, “Late Night Early Morning 3”

The Chicago-based duo of A.M. Early Morning & Nightwalker delivers a jazzy, thoughtful new single with “Late Night Early Morning 3,” which features a noteworthy guest appearance from Rochester, N.Y. emcee Eto. In addition to some clever doses of wordplay, the trio essentially sticks to a similar thought process of “getting yours while the getting’s […]

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Teflon Offers an Uncompromising Look at the U.S. Criminal Justice System with New Single, “Life in the Feds” Feat. DJ Premier

Brooklyn’s own Teflon showcases his pen game on “Life in the FEDS,” which offers an uncompromising look at the U.S. criminal justice system and the lives it consumes. The single is produced by frequent collaborator Jazimoto, who brings a menacing funk to the track, with cuts supplied by the legendary DJ Premier. He and Jazimoto […]

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Pittsburgh’s Moemaw Naedon & C.Scott Deliver Psychedelic New Banger, “Awesome Environment”

The Pittsburgh-based duo of Moemaw Naedon & C.Scott are set to drop their collaborative album, River Rats, this September. And to get things started, they’re delivering the psychedelic lead single, “Awesome Environment,” that straight-up floats thanks to Moemaw’s slick rhymes and Scott’s low-key funk production. The single arrives fresh off the release of Moemaw’s notable […]

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Sadat X & Lord Jamar Join Bread of Kaliwild on His Animated New Video, “Star”

L.A. rap stalwart Bread of Kaliwild links with fellow hip-hop luminaries Sadat X & Lord Jamar for his inspirational and thoughtful new single/video, “Star” taken from his forthcoming LP, A Breath of Fresh Air. The video is directed by Gabe Evans, while Dani Chaya provided the character illustrations and William “Dolla” Chapman did the animation. […]

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Boom Bap Project Gets Set for Comeback LP, ‘Return Flight’ With Visuals for New Single, “Ink Drips”

The Seattle/Portland trio, Boom Bap Project celebrate the release of their comeback album, Return Flight, with a sharp new video for standout single “Ink Drips,” which boasts production from Vitamin D, with additional instrumentation supplied by Rachel Panni and Alison Balano. Together, this all amounts to the signature style that the Boom Pap Project is known […]

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UFO Fev & Vanderslice Blend Surrealist Art Vibes With Raw Street Rap for Their ‘Enigma of Dalí’ Collab LP

Harlem emcee UFO Fev and Phoenixville-based producer Vanderslice team up for their collaborative album, Enigma of Dalì, which blends surrealist art vibes with raw street rap for one of the year’s most immediately engaging releases. Both artists continue to shine on this LP after dropping a number of impressive projects in 2020. For Fev, it […]

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The Truth & Frank B. (BadFellas) Drop Visuals for Speaker-Knocking Single, “That’s It”

The Staten Island-Brooklyn connection of The Truth & Frank B. are gearing up to release their debut collaborative album, BadFellas, later this month. And to kick things off, they’re sharing the hard-hitting lead single, “That’s It,” that features speaker-knocking production and cuts from DJ Qvali. The track embodies the f*ck-you-respect-me spirit of Tommy DeVito, the […]

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Premiere: Moemaw Naedon, Calig Kontra & Lord Goat Unite for Lyrical Horror Show on “Witches Sabbath”

Moemaw Naedon, Calig Kontra, and Lord Goat (f/k/a Goretex of Non Phixion) team up for a brutal new banger, “Witches Sabbath,” that serves as the debut focus track taken from Moemaw and Calig’s forthcoming Cult Theatre LP. PREMIERE MOEMAW NAEDON · Moemaw Naedon, Calig Kontra, Lord Goat – Witches Sabbath With Pyramid Tapes on the […]

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Premiere: Redrum Unveils Haunting Underworld On Visuals For New Album Single, “Mark Of Da Beast”

In the chilling new video for RedRum’s haunting banger, “Mark of Da Beast,” the Orlando-based duo serves as narrators for cinematic visuals that serve as a look behind the curtain of a gritty underworld. As Whodini famously declared in their 1985 single, the freaks come out at night—and they are certainly filling the streets of […]

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Boston Rap Vets, Edo. G & Insight Innovates Unveil Museum-Worthy Visuals for Album Single, “It Takes Progress”

Edo. G & Insight Innovates embrace the thoughtful and meditative message of their latest single, “It Takes Progress,” in their cinematic new video directed by Myster DL for ILL Mannered Films. The visuals center on the two Boston rap icons, who got the opportunity to post up at a local museum to bring the words […]

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