Fly Anakin: Chess Pieces + LP Stream

New music from the Mutant Academy roster, as Fly Anakin unveils a new video from his recent album. On Chess Pieces, Anakin reminds us exactly why he’s been praised by critics and legends alike, as he delivers a potent dose of intricate bars over some choice drum-driven production from Foisey. The track is taken from the album, at the end of the day., which emerged last month and features a refreshingly weighty list of 16 tracks. Production comes from usual spots, with contributions from the likes of Graymatter, Ohbliv, Sadhu Gold, Anakin himself and of course, Foisey. There are also some nice features too, from Nickelus F, ANKHLEJOHN and Big Kahuna OG. The whole album can be heard below, with downloads and physicals available via Bandcamp. Continue reading “Fly Anakin: Chess Pieces + LP Stream”

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)”

Lee Scott: Lou Reed 2000

Lee Scott returns with a surprise new album, closing off another triumphant year for him and his Blah cohort. Runcorn’s mnost infamous cult leader had already blessed us with two singles from the project – Rocket Fuel and F U Save Me – the latter featuring Philly MC and producer, Sadhu Gold. Sadhu is not alone on the roster, with fellow Blah OG, King Grubb, making his presence known on two of the tracks, as well as a fine feature from Jam Baxter on Colossal Jones. Production for the most part is handled by Lee, with his Nobodies Home partners assisting him on one track and Jack Chard bringing his instrumentation skills to the mix. The album is only available via Bandcamp for the moment, with a full release on all platforms following shortly. The two singles are available to stream below. Continue reading “Lee Scott: Lou Reed 2000”

ANKHLEJOHN: Yellow House Intro

The ever-prolific ANKHLEJOHN returns with a new full-length release called The Yellow House, a name inspired by the infamous Washington DC food spot. Yellow House Intro is the first taste we have been given and it looks set to be another smash for SHAAP Records. Production on this track comes from Sadhu Gold and Hesh, with cats like The Historian, ewonee and Graymatter being drafted in on the rest of the album. You can stream Yellow Intro House below and downloads are available from Bandcamp. Continue reading “ANKHLEJOHN: Yellow House Intro”

Mach-Hommy & Tha God Fahim: Dollar Menu EP

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Great release from ex-Griselda affiliate Mach-Hommy and Atlanta’s own, Tha God Fahim. Dollar Menu features production from the likes of Sadhu Gold, Frank Grimes and Elucid, as well as Fahim himself. The two MCs are pretty different in terms of style, but they work well together on the mic. You can stream the EP below, with downloads available via Bandcamp. Continue reading “Mach-Hommy & Tha God Fahim: Dollar Menu EP”