“A Long Hot Summer” is the fifth solo album of Masta Ace. The album is about Masta Ace’s journey as an underground rapper through his “Long Hot Summer” in Brooklyn, together with his unofficial manager Fats Belvedere. This album includes fan favorites such as “Good Ol Love”, “Da Grind”, “Beautiful”, “Bklyn Masala” and
“Planet of the Gods” is the latest album from Wu-Tang Clan affiliate and Sunz of Man member Killah Priest. The album is fully produced by Dutch production crew Godz Wrath (Jordan River Banks, Black Marvel and Ciph Barker) with co-production from Kombo, Def Buurmen and Basrabas. It is set to be released on June
So while Maryland hip-hop artist Kaimbr’s new album isn’t surprising, it’s still a nice tribute to Low Budget’s influences. On Bronze Horse, he reconstructs various Wu samples into his own collage of
muffled riffs, some of which you’ll recognize quickly if you’ve followed the clan. And while Kaimbr pulls graciously from the group, Bronze Horse
The working man’s rapper, Supastition, returns with another solid album jam-packed with meaty beats and direct rhymes that he is claiming as “Gold Standard”.
The working man’s rapper, Supastition, returns with another solid album jam-packed with meaty beats and direct rhymes that he is claiming as “Gold Standard”. It’s an apt title, as not only is Supastition a reliable emcee who regularly delivers quality Hip-Hop music, he’s an artist who knows his strengths and boundaries. While some
Matter Ov Fact and EP flex their lyrical wit throughout (“Got a bitch built like a brick shithouse.”)
The Doppelgangaz, a.k.a. Matter OV Fact and EP, a.k.a. that rap group that always wears cloaks, released their latest body of work, Parts Unknown, via a premiere with DJbooth. Parts Unknown is their most progressive and forward thinking release to date; A free release as well that will allow for fellow sharks in Shark Nation
Twelve Reasons to Die II may be a Ghostface Killah album, but fellow Wu-Tang Clan affiliate Raekwon gives reliably solid turns on five of the 13 songs. The Chef’s gruesome lyrics on early track “Return Of The Savage,” are complemented by that tune’s sudden organ note jabs, along with Ghost’s spirited but simplistic chorus chanting and his competent,
The Alchemist and Oh No Present: Welcome to Los Santos, a genre-spanning collection of new music for Grand Theft Auto V, a full standalone album release on April 21st from Mass Appeal Records.
Welcome to Los Santos features fresh tracks inspired by GTAV’s original score, composed by The Alchemist and Oh No in partnership with
A.O.T.P.’s Reef The Lost Cauze and King Syze put their heads together and releasing the album “Year of the Hyenas”. Included are the A.O.T.P. homies Crypt The Warchild, Esoteric and Doap Nixon. Skammadix, C-Lance, Snowgoons and Grim Reaperz coming with heavy beats and brings back that good old Jedi Mind Tricks feeling. Reef The Lost
In the early 1990s, a dark force began to rise in Los Angeles, fueled by classic ’80s New York boom-bap and equally inspired by evil-tinged rock groups from the 1970s, like Black Sabbath. Just like that era of Los Angeles itself, pre-Riots and pre-The Chronic, Cypress Hill – producer and DJ Muggs with main MC
“Lucky 7 is gonna be my last compilation album in the style that I have been doing the last 7 albums. Of course I will continue to do collabo projects & work on other peoples albums, I just grew tired of doing the same thing over & over. I put this one together in under
Bishop Nehru – Nehruvia: The Nehruvian EP
“Nehruvia: The Nehruvian EP” is a concise collection of music that acts as an hors d’oeuvre while Bishop Nehru puts the finishing touches on his debut LP.
Hip Hop’s youth movement is at peak fruition, and fans continue to reap the harvests. Thus far in 2015, young artists like Joey Bada$$ and Earl Sweatshirt have
Inspectah Deck, 7L and Esoteric squad up for their sophomore collaborative album.
Czarface is back with a sophomore effort. Every Hero Needs A Villain is set for release June 16, according to a press release.
The group, which consists of Inspectah Deck, 7L and Esoteric, is again going with the comic-themed approach.
“All three of us is influenced by comics, sci-fi movies, TV, wrestling,” DJ 7L says. “Czarface encompasses
Slum Village: Yes
“Making this album, brought back memories from my past, with tracks and demos dating back to 1994-1995, some included in this album. These songs and demos, when discovered, were returned back to us by Mrs. Yancey, categorized and filed away, it blew my mind when I heard them, hearing Dilla and Baatin’s voice I wondered
N.B.S. & Snowgoons: Trapped In America
Exhausted and frustrated with they’ve seen in Ferguson and beyond; N.B.S. connects with longtime collaborators Snowgoons to tell the story of Emmett Till and Mike Brown. Chronicling the scarily similar narratives of the two young men separated by more than 50 years, N.B.S. urges others to be aware and involved.
Known for their intelligent
Immortal Technique – The 3rd World
Determined to make it on his own terms and his own time, Immortal Technique has always stood out–and apart–from the pack. Since arriving on the scene with Revolutionary Vol. 1 in 2001, the Harlem re-presenter has been known to spit hard hitting narratives about the pitfalls of life, race relations, politics, history, and religion. 2003’s
Jedi Mind Tricks: The Thief And The Fallen
After a six year hiatus, the original Jedi Mind Tricks duo of front man, Vinnie Paz , and producer, Stoupe , have reunited to record the group’s eight studio album, The Thief and the Fallen. Forged in the indie rap Golden Era of the mid -90’s, Jedi Mind Tricks’ consistency has been unparalleled. For two
Sour Soul (album)
Sour Soul is a collaborative studio album from Canadian jazz instrumental hip hop band BadBadNotGood and Wu-Tang Clan member Ghostface Killah. It was released worldwide on February 24, 2015
Sour Soul has received generally favorable reviews from music critics. At Metacritic, which assigns a weighted average score out of 100 to reviews from mainstream
Alchemist Israeli Salad
Originally a batch of beats conceived in 2011 after the Alchemist returned home from a trip to Israel with a bag of records he gathered from numerous small stores and outdoor flea markets, Israeli Salad was initially set to be released as an instrumental project immediately but as beats from it were used on