Masta Ace & Marco Polo ft. Pharoahe Monch: The Fight Song

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.

Masta Ace & Marco Polo ft. Evidence & DJ Premier: E​.​A​.​T (Evolve And Transcend)

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)”

Reckonize Real & Guilty Simpson: Carved From Stone (Stream)

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)”

Guilty Simpson ft. Georgia Anne Muldrow: Got Your Back

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.

Black Moon: Enta Da Stage (The Complete Edition)

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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)”

Jonwayne: Here You Go

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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”