Spectacular Diagnostics: Raw Unknown (Stream)

A big release here from the prolific Chicago producer with the excellent name, Spectacular Diagnostics, as he unveils his Raw Unknown album. SD has managed to amass a hefty list of features for the album, including guest spots from Quelle Chris, billy woods, Vic Spencer, Koncept Jack$on, Rome Streetz and Sadhu Gold, plus a nice little handstyle from Kid Acne on the artwork. You can stream Raw Unknown for yourself in full below. Continue reading “Spectacular Diagnostics: Raw Unknown (Stream)”

Brothers of the Stone: Return to Stoney Island (Stream)

Big things from Brothers of the Stone as they return with their new album, Return to Stoney Island. It’s been three years since Leaf Dog, BVA and Illinformed released their self-titled debut album and during the hiatus the trio have been busy with various solo projects, and other crew affiliated releases. They have also found time to connect with some of rap’s finest, as Return to Stoney Island sees the Brothers being joined by Inspectah Deck, MOP and Young Zee, as well as recent rising voice, Rome Streetz. UK features come from regular sparring partners, Eric the Red and Smellington Piff. The album is available to stream below, plus there are CD and vinyl options over on the RLD store. Continue reading “Brothers of the Stone: Return to Stoney Island (Stream)”

Farma Beats: 365 (Stream)

Great collection of tracks from Farma Beats, as he lays out some of his favourite collaborations over the past 12 months. There are tracks with Rome Streetz, Jalal Salaam, Recognize Ali, Mach Hommy, Sleep Sinatra and more. I recently said on Twitter that it’s a real pleasure to see Farma doing so well with these up and coming US artists, having already been witness to him influencing a whole generation of UK MCs over the past two decades. Long may it continue. You can stream 365 below and downloads are available via Bandcamp. Continue reading “Farma Beats: 365 (Stream)”