Two masters of lyricism come together in the latest video from Masta Ace and Marco Polo’s recent collaboration. The Fight Song is taken from A Breukelen Story and features the ample talents of Pharoahe Monch. The album is out now on Fat Beats Records.
Great bonus track from Masta Ace and Marco Polo, a continuation of their 2018 album, A Breukelen Story. E.A.T also features a guest verse from Evidence and production from Premier, marking his and Ace’s first collaboration together. The track is available to stream below and you can cop a download over on Bandcamp. Continue reading “Masta Ace & Marco Polo ft. Evidence & DJ Premier: E.A.T (Evolve And Transcend)”
Happy to see the full release of the latest Guilty Simpson project, as the Detroit legend joins forces with Queens-based producer, Reckonize Real. The EP manages to pack a lot of dope into its five full-length tracks, including features from Georgia Anne Muldrow, M-Dot, Mayhem, Chuuwee and Deff Cutz. Guilty is on fine form, as to be expected and he’s found a good ally in Reckonize Real’s production. Carved From Stone can be streamed below and downloads/physicals are available via Real Deff Music Group. Continue reading “Reckonize Real & Guilty Simpson: Carved From Stone (Stream)”
Great new joint from the forthcoming Guilty Simpson LP, Carved From Stone. The Detroit veteran has teamed up with Reckonize Real for the album’s production and this first single, Got Your Back, features LA experimental musician and vocalist, Georgia Anne Muldrow. The album is set for release on 26 October via Fat Beats/Real Deff Music Group.
Strong lead single from the long-awaited collaborative album from Masta Ace and Marco Polo, which is due for release next month. The duo are joined by fellow NY vets, Smif-N-Wessun, as they pay homage to the famed borough. Breukelen is scheduled for release on Fat Beats on 9 November.
Elaquent brings his brand of instrumental glory to the latest instalment of the Baker’s Dozen showcase series. As usual there is a limited edition vinyl run through Fat Beats, which you can find out more about over on their site and you can stream Elaquent’s 13 delicious offerings below. Continue reading “Elaquent: Baker’s Dozen”
New video from Likwit Crew vet, Defari. Take Me Away is lifted from last year’s Rare Poise album, which is produced in its entirety by long-term friend and collaborator, Evidence. The album is due for physical release on both CD and vinyl, on 13 April, via Fat Beats.
Way back in 1994, I was given a tape by a kid in my school. On one side was Illmatic and on the other was Enta Da Stage. That was it for me, I was an instant rap fan, largely thanks to Buckshot & 5ft’s raw lyricism.
Now, some 23 years later, Black Moon’s game-changing album is being reissued in a sweet collector’s edition, thanks to the aficionados over at Fat Beats. Continue reading “Black Moon: Enta Da Stage (The Complete Edition)”
Sticking with producer news, there is also a new album from Jonwayne on the way next month. After a series of one-off tracks that he has released over the past year, the announcement came that he will be dropping a double vinyl release of some of his instrumental work. 30 tracks in total and it really is vinyl only, with no digital downloads to be seen. Continue reading “Jonwayne: Here You Go”
Great tune from a great album, as Nolan continues to ride the wave of his recent release. he[art] is available to buy now from all the usual spots.