Open Mike Eagle ft. Kari Faux: Bucciarati + LP News

On Tuesday, Open Mike Eagle broke the news that he has a new album on the way. Titled Anime, Trauma + Divorce, the album will feature production from a number of contributors, including Black Milk, Frank Leone, Gold Panda and Caleb Stone, who notches up a few credits including the lead single. Bucciarati is a lively little number with a tasty feature from Kari Faux. OME’s previous collaborator, Jacknife Lee, is the album’s executive producer. Anime, Trauma + Divorce is due for full release on 16 October, along with a limited vinyl run of 1,000 copies (Down to 194 as I write this). Pre-orders and more info can be found on Bandcamp, and you can hear Bucciarati below. Continue reading “Open Mike Eagle ft. Kari Faux: Bucciarati + LP News”

Apollo Brown ft. Black Milk, Ketchphraze & DJ Los: God Help Me

There’s a new album incoming, from the always on point, Apollo Brown. The Detroit Producer is drawing on the multitude of talent contained within his city’s walls, as he drafts over 50 artists into the project. There are contributions from the likes of Slum Village, Chris Orrick, Illa J, Guilty Simpson and Boog Brown. The first single emerged this week and features Black Milk, Ketchphraze and DJ Los. You can stream the track, God Help Me, below and pre-orders are available over on Bandcamp. Sincerely, Detroit is due for release on 29 October via Mello Music Group. Continue reading “Apollo Brown ft. Black Milk, Ketchphraze & DJ Los: God Help Me”

Black Milk: DiVE EP (Stream)

Following on from the release of a new video a couple of weeks ago, Black Milk returns with his latest project – the DiVE EP. Having been a fan of the Detroit artist since I first heard Long Story Short roughly 10 years ago, it’s been fascinating hearing how his sound and approach to production has evolved during that decade. Continue reading “Black Milk: DiVE EP (Stream)”

Black Milk ft. BJ The Chicago Kid: If U Say

Last week we were gifted a new track from Detroit favourite, Black Milk, as he announced the details of his latest project. The DiVE EP is desbribed by Mass Appeal as a “journey of betrayal, self-forgiveness and maneuvering through life’s toughest lessons”. If U Say features vocal contributions from BJ The Chicago Kid. More news on the EP soon.

MED & Guilty Simpson: Face Down

A little while back, news broke of an upcoming collaboration between MED and Guilty Simpson. At the time those words were all he had, but last week saw the release of the first track from the project. Face Down is produced by Black Milk and features the sort of rugged approach you would expect from the two MCs. Loyalty is due out on 16 March, with pre-orders available now. Continue reading “MED & Guilty Simpson: Face Down”

Black Milk: Laugh Now Cry Later (Video) + Album Stream

Black Milk recently released his new album, Fever, which boasts a number of politically charged and socially aware tracks, including Laugh Now Cry Later. The track deals with the impact of social media on our lives, including how much some people change based on their online persona. The video, directed by Gerard Victor, shows social media users in sometimes grotesque trance-like states, accompanied by excerpts from online chats. You can watch the video above and the album is available to stream below. Continue reading “Black Milk: Laugh Now Cry Later (Video) + Album Stream”

MED & Guilty Simpson: Loyalty EP

New project looming from MED & Guilty Simpson as they join forces for the Loyalty EP. The pair first united on J Dilla’s Jungle Love back in 2006 and after a few more collaborations along the way, they have now decided to bring forth a full project. Production will be handled by Black Milk, MNDSGN, Exile and Preme, with guest spots from Blu, J Mitchell and Joyce Wrice. No tracks have been released yet, but you can pre-order the EP now over on Bandcamp.