Another quality joint from the combined minds of IT – aka Cryptic One and Alaska – as they bring us Famous Names for $1000. This is the fourth track in the monthly series and features a hefty guest verse from Zilla Rocca, as well as some tight cuts from DJ paWL. You can stream it below and downloads are available here. Continue reading “IT ft. Zilla Rocca: Famous Names for $1000”
New dope from The Odd Couple – aka Ray Vendetta and Tesla’s Ghost – as they drop their long awaited collaborative project. This Thing of Ours is itself a prelude to a full length LP, which is scheduled for release in 2018. They’ve drafted in Wu affiliate Falling Down to handle the production on both releases and you can hear why right from the opening track. The project weighs in at 10 tracks with both MCs bringing their A-game to the mic. You can stream This Thing of Ours below and there are free downloads available on Bandcamp. Continue reading “The Odd Couple: This Thing of Ours”
Surprise collaboration from Wiki and Your Old Droog, as they release the What Happened to Fire? EP. Featuring some dope verses from the two MCs, as well as production from the likes of Black Milk, Statik Selektah and Illmind, it’s a strong release all round. It appeared online yesterday and is available to download for free over on the Letter Racer site. You can also stream it below. Continue reading “Wiki X Your Old Droog: What Happened to Fire?”
Great new project from Rum Committee, as Captain Bukioe and KD release their Feast or Famine EP. KD’s beats are as on point as ever, serving as the perfect backing for Bukioe to tear through and complimented by some nice guitar work from Eric Turner and Henry Clark. Bukioe is also Rum Com’s resident artist and is the man responsible for the dope cover art. You can stream the EP below and it is also available for free download from the Rum Com Bandcamp. Continue reading “Captain Bukioe & KD: Feast or Famine”
This tasty little mix from Nottingham’s finest arrived online yesterday. Released to coincide with the Chinese New Year celebrations, Fortune Cookies features some stone cold classics from the Spaz the World days, all the way up to last year’s A Dramatic Change of Fortune LP. There are also a few exclusives on there, including a joint with YNR head honcho, Jehst.
It’s all mixed by Jazz T so the levels are high and all this is avilable for free download. You can stream the mix above and you can get your free download over at the YNR Bandcamp.
Oddisee is set to release his latest album, The Iceberg, next month with an extensive world tour to follow in March. To get us hyped about all that, he has released the second single from the project entitled Like Really. This follows on from last year’s Things and the two together show the different sounds that the album will bring. Like Really is available now for free download over on Bandcamp, where you can find the full tour dates as well. You can also stream it below. Continue reading “Oddisee: Like Really”
New material from the ever prolific Bisk, as he joins up with Jack Danz for the Cartunes & Serial EP. Danz provides some of his standard grittiness for Bisk to do his thing on and it’s all crammed into one 10 minute long mini mix, featuring fellow Blah cult member King Grubb. You can grab a free download now over on Bandcamp. Continue reading “Bisk: Cartunes & Serial EP”
Short but sweet bonus track from Jam Baxter and Chemo, that didn’t make the cut for …So We Ate Them Whole in 2013. Something to savour while we wait for the follow-up. It’s on a free download too, just follow the link on the player below and click ‘buy’. Bonus: the album title for Freshly Skeletal was taken from a bar in the first verse. Continue reading “Jam Baxter: Sensible Shoes”
Sublime sounds from one of my favourite producers and his new EP, which was released a couple of days before Christmas. This is a very personal project from L’Orange, with the music dedicated to “love and love lost” – something we can probably all relate to in 2016. The entire release uses samples from Joanna Newsom’s Have One On Me. It’s available on a free download, so head over to Bandcamp to cop yours. You can also stream the project below. Continue reading “L’Orange: Koala EP”
Adult Swim have always been big rap advocates and this year is no different. There’s been the Run the Jewels affiliation, their Mello Music Group giveaways and a string of free singles. The latest of which features a pretty heavy trio of Masta Killa, Method Man and Redman. Therapy is the lead single from Masta Killa’s upcoming album Loyalty is Royalty, which is out soon on Nature Sounds. You can download this track for free over at Adult Swim right now and you can stream it below. Continue reading “Masta Killa ft. Method Man & Redman: Therapy”