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Manchester rap crew, The Bluntskins, are dropping a new album soon and so to get us in the mood they have released a video from the project. The animation for Risks In Life was done by Bill Sykes. Stay tuned for more news on the album coming soon.

Another win for one of the more prolific rappers of his generation, as Chris Crack drops Never Hated I Just Waited. One of my favourite things about Crack’s projects, aside from the obvious lyrical strength and production choices, are the track names and Never Hated is no exception. Personal favourites include Michael Jordan Don’t Leave Comments, Printed Out Mapquest Directions and I’m Goin To Thailand Soon. Production comes from a range of top names including Ugly Boy Modeling, Mfn Melo and Your Old Droog. The album is available to stream below, with downloads on offer over on Bandcamp. Read the rest of this entry »

Bars everywhere as Preemo drops a weighty new track featuring Griselda favourites, Conway, Westside Gunn and Benny, via Payday Records.

My Grown Up Rap family recently premiered the latest single from Wrecking Crew heavy hitter, Zilla Rocca. Zilla is gearing up to release his latest solo album, ’96 Mentality, which looks set to continue a long-run of solid projects from the Philly MC. Live From The Driver’s Seat is produced by Dan Dillinger. The album is due for release on 21 May. Read the rest of this entry »

The ideal soundtrack for your Sunday as Brooklyn rapper, Justo The MC, hits us with the first single from his forthcoming album. Sunday is produced by Scottish beat maker, Daryl Donald, who handles full production on the album. Urban Testimony is set for release this summer.

Friday saw the release of what will no doubt be one of the rawest albums of 2019, courtesy of Datkid and Leaf Dog, along with the next video from the project, Cook Book. The video was made by This & That Media. Confessions of a Crudlord is available now on High Focus and you can stream it in full below. Read the rest of this entry »

More solid rhymes from Coosie, as he returns with the second single from his upcoming solo album. The Verbal Highz MC has drafted in fellow Highz member, G00SE, to handle the production on Everything and the video was made by Dfacer. Bobadundee Flows is out on 13 June.

Another stellar video from Flying Lotus as he continues to build the hype for his forthcoming album. More sees him teaming up with genre spanning vocalist, Anderson Paak, accompanied by a visually stunning video from Shinichiro Watanabe, who enlists the help of some of Japan’s finest animé artists. Flamagra is due for release on 24 May on Warp.

Yet another enjoyable and entertaining video from Dr Syntax and Pete Cannon, as they get physical in Workinout. The video was made by Si Haze and features a cameo from the man formerly known as Sleaze, now a real-life fitness instructor. The track is taken from the duo’s latest EP, The Tonic 2.

Six more jewels from Sleep Sinatra and his most recent project, CLASSYSINATRA. For this EP the Nebraska MC has connected with Fortes who handles all the production, resulting in a luxurious, laid-back feel throughout. The only feature comes from Teller Bank$, who drops in on Deity. You can hear the EP in full below, with downloads available over on Bandcamp. Read the rest of this entry »