Boston rapper Black EL released his debut project today, titled L_ST. The project is almost entirely produced by Durkin and features additional collaborations with SXMPLELIFE and Michael Christmas.
After a couple teasing tracks, SaveMoney‘s Brian Fresco and Tree unleash their SoulMoney EP, produced entirely by Tree. Via FakeShoreDrive.
Viper Magazine contributing writer/online editor Ben Niespodziany (aka neonpajamas) has crafted a double instrumental compilation album featuring producers from all over Chicago. Released through Mishka Records, W2NDCH2LL showcases 33 producers over two projects, where no artist is repeated twice. [“These are all instrumentalists killing the game, who deserve shine, praise, and universal circulation. Some are […]
Stream singer King avriel‘s new free album, thesis. Via Okay Player.
We were just treated to a new project from Issa Gold with Conversations With A Butterfly, now it’s AK‘s turn. Blessings In The Gray is the new mixtape from the other half of The UnderAchievers. Stream below. Download here. Via Okay Player.
Chicago rapper Vic Spencer recently released an EP full of strong material. The entire seven song project is full produced by Rocket. Vic Spencer X Rocket – Vision Pipes by Vic Spencer Via 2DopeBoyz.
DJ Nick from Marino Gang Records hooked up with A$AP Mob’s very own A$AP Ant for Volume 2 of The Big Payback mix tape. Via NahRight.
At midnight, Chicago hip-hop trio Hurt Everybody finally released their “EP”, which is actually 14 songs and the length of about three EPs. SupaBwe, Carl, and Mulatto Beats have really made something special here. With features from Saba, Mick Jenkins, and professional basketball player Iman Shumpert and production assistance from Smoko Ono and ZenZan, this […]
Mick lets loose a free single before The Water[s] drops later this month. Production handled by two incredibly talented producers: Whoarei and Knxwledge. Via MickJenkinsSoundcloud.
Potholes in My Blog wrote a really good piece on Faces, the new free mixtape from Mac Miller that he dropped on Mother’s Day. Stream/download below. Via PotholesinMyBlog.
New project from North Carolina/Wisconsin rapper Lord of the Fly. Not Safe for Work, released through Mishka Records, showcases a buzzing new talent with a style only the internet is able create. Grabbing influences from numerous styles of hip-hop, the mixtape features a verse from Yung Simmie, production from BoatHouse, and plenty more heat to […]
Jarred A.G. brings yet another single to the table with Frequency, featuring an assist from Carl, who has recently been making waves with his group HurtEverybody. Frequency, produced by Jay Retro, sounds like a yacht ride, and allows both Chicago MCs to give it 100. Jarred even sings a bit. CANVAS is coming later this […]
After releasing a brief documentary, Lucki lets loose the single created over at Chicago’s Closed Sessions that apparently crashed FakeShoreDrive last night. Produced by Hot Sugar, this is one I won’t stop playing for quite some time. Via HypeTrak.
Dive into a little over 30 minutes of an instrumental journey created by Nuri. Each track is titled to fit the name of the EP, beginning with Feel, then taking you into Love. Very cool (free) concept. Via AshleyOutrageous.
I still remember the first time I saw Gita. I came across the video for Hood Rich after spotting her in a Mishka look book and was like, “Who the fuck is this girl?” Fast forward two years and I’ve shared many intriguing conversations with her. I have so much appreciation for her as a […]
It’s about time we got a new project from the Cutthroat Boyz! Finally A$ton Matthews releases his latest mixtape, A$ton 3:16. Download A$ton 3:16 here. Via Nah Right.
Vince Staples finally releases the highly-anticipated Shyne Coldchain Vol. 2 mixtape, with features from Jhene Aiko and James Fauntleroy. Production comes courtesy of an elite stable of producers, No I.D., Scoop DeVille, Evidence and DJ Babu. Considering his skill, Vince is probably one of the most underrated rappers working today. Don’t believe me? Click play. […]
Ta-ku premieres the third part in his Drive Slow, Homie series with HypeTrak. Fans of the talented Australian musician won’t be disappointed. Tracklist: B.Lewis – LaxedOut [Unreleased] M-Phazes – Swaggerific [Unreleased] M-Phazes – Mojito [Unreleased] Louis Futon – Sir Rock [Unreleased] Iamnobodi – Schillerpromenade [Unreleased] The Pharcyde – Runnin’ (Abjo Refix) Khadisma – Relativley Khadisma […]