Diplomats capo Jim Jones returned to the game today with a brand new EP entitled “We Own The Night”, featuring 6 new songs, including Jim’s current radio single “Nasty Girl” featuring Jeremih. The video to “Nasty Girl” should be dropping in the weeks to come as well.
The new EP features Jeremih, Philthy Rich, Trav, Charlie Rock and more.
“It’s not so much about music coming together; it’s about having a different outlook on our lives. Having the knowledge of self & positivity to see the good in life. Opportunities are always presenting themselves, people come into our lives. Basically it boils down to being centered and grounded. That is when the pieces come together.” – MKV
MKV who now resides in Pittsburgh PA, and is also one half of the group Lucid Music, who have released a substantial amount of music in recent years. Recent 2013 solo releases include the “Changes EP” from MKV & producer Adamatic. MKV has also appeared on SciFiStu’s 2013 project “Reflectionz”.
New Zealand producer Concept is back after his recent release with Ed Rowe entitled “Essenchill” earlier in 2013. In 2011 he also released a solo project entitled “Impromtu Notes”- a jazz inspired project with features from John Robinson, ID4Windz (Scienz of life) & StaHHr.
Together, We Stand Alone is the debut project from The Lost Angels, showing what happens when a group of friends bring out the best in each other. They went from cutting mix-tape style records to becoming a true group over the course of the six month recording process The project brings back a sense of community that is missing in hip-hop culture, where the current climate artist are only concern with putting themselves first.
Together, We Stand Alone features production from Kelly Portis (A$AP Rocky), Adrian Younge (Ghostface Killah, Jay-Z), and Willie Green (Soul Khan, C-Rayz Walz). Together, We Stand Alone also features several collaborations with Brooklyn rapper and activist Varyus Waise, who acts as a special guest throughout the project. The previous singles “Angels Assemble” and “Bad Decisions” have been given enthusiastic reviews by taste-makers from diverse markets such as Toronto, Canada and Honolulu, Hawaii. The project has been championed by Rap Review writer Adam Bernard, as well as Amazon bestselling author, Byron Crawford.
Jordan James is an up-and-coming R&B artist, who combines electro with traditional R&B sounds, to create unique & contemporary music, fresh for 2013.
‘Love Waves’ is his debut, experimental EP in which Jordan James expresses his frustrations in love. Each track portrays the emotional whirlwind that comes with love and infatuation.
Scavie Scoobs from the LA hip-hop group Custom Made returns with his solo EP, Yola King. Yola King is an eight track collaborative project between Scoobs and fellow Custom Made producer Finesse. This is Scoobs’ second solo project since 2011′s Trap Star.
Scavie Scoobs is an original founding member of the critically acclaimed Los Angeles based hip-hop trio Custom Made. With Custom Made, Scoobs would release countless mixtapes and albums including Sidewalk Mindtalk (Babygrande/2006), Truth Be Told (Rawkus/2007) and Original Dynasty (Babygrande/2008).
Great Minds are inspired by other great minds, revolutionary and musically such as; Bob Marley, Krs One, Talib Kweli, Mos Def, ect.. Our movement and family mentality is inspired from other groups such as; Wu-Tang, Souls Of Mischief, Mobb Deep, G-Unit ect.. We recently released our debut mixtape Called RFT$A (Representatives For The Starving Artists) (link below). This is the official release of our Back 2 $chool EP featuring every artist in Great Minds. This is just a small project we put together before our major EP with all original beats and shortly after, we are planning to start releasing solo projects by each member in the group.
Serving as the official prelude to his debut full-length, Gorgeous., which is set to drop this winter via iTunes, the project packs five original records from the buzzmaking singer and emcee. Included are DJ Booth reader-approved singles “Closed Caption” and “Black.” Sanders handles all vocals throughout While You Were Waiting, and Talen Ted produces all beats, except on track one, which features the boardwork of DatDudeTim.
Faze One is back with another heater!
This 5-Track EP, titled cleverly “T.I.T.S” (This Is That Shit), is just in time before the summer is up. This serves as the pre-heater to the upcoming release “The Hill Has Eyes” which is expected to release soon!
T.I.T.S features songs that have garnered much attention at Faze One’s performances, such as “The Return” and “Everyday”.
Enjoy yours TITS!
Michigan producer 14KT continues to stomp thru with his pre-album campaign for the critically acclaimed upcoming album “Nickel & Dimed” (9/3). The instrumental series record contains 14 new soundscapes from KT, but it also includes 7 incredible vocal tracks featuring Black Milk, JMSN, Kokane, Blu, and more. We’ve given listeners a taste of the vocal versions with “Crown f. Black Milk & MED.” So this week we decided to let listeners take a Test Drive with a full free Ep of 4 new instrumental tracks including a bonus non-album joint titled “No Sleep (The Sound Of Stress).” Each track also includes comments in the notes section by KT himself – be sure to check ‘em out for added insight into the beatsmith’s world. Lincoln Lux, take it for a spin.
A free EP from heavy buzzing emcee SkyBlew. He linked with a producer from No9to5 Music by the name of AltAir. They decided to put together a small project of quality music to help promote their individual debut albums which will be released this month. “You are now entering The Marvelous Slumber… Where dreams are reality & nightmares are a fallacy.. This EP has a Nujabes (RIP) influence… Contains good music.. Positive vibes with a splash of nerdcore… Spread love…Thats what the world needs!
“The Summer Tape” is the second of my “Seasons” series and is entirely
produced by myself, It features myself alongside Oddisee, Hassaan Mackey,
Guilty Simpson, Edo G, Kurious, Chaundon, Francesca, & Davenport Grimes on
vocals plus a bonus Cassette Exclusive track featuring Homeboy Sandman &
Del The Funky Homosapien. The EP is available digitally and on Cassette but
because there was an issue with the release it won’t be available on iTunes
until later this week.
Summer Tour 2, Gone Wallace’s eighth independent project, is the much anticipated follow up to Gone’s first Summer Tour (EP). This Summertime-themed extended play only further exemplifies the soulful warmth that the summer is known for. Gone uses this three track effort to captivate listeners with culturally significant expression and nostalgia – inducing references.
With the help of production by Double A, Myrd Schenk and Kelly Portis, Summer Tour 2 becomes a brief, engineered escape from the strain of everyday life and urges its listeners to find their beach wherever it may be.
Shawshank’s(Pittsburgh) own Tony Dufresne collaborates with the Californian producer Mike Chek (producer of Riff Raff’s “Freeze Dried”) to provide a soulful EP that displays the artistry of storytelling with smooth production and infectious hooks. These two paint vivid pictures and provide original concepts that can be felt by people of all walks of life. This is hip-hop in its purest form. Reality rap.
Now the Harlem by way of Oakland rapper releases her debut EP ‘Escaping The Dream World’, which can be downloaded free HERE
Executively produced and entirely self-written and self-released, the seven-track EP collates those three early singles with four new tracks to create an enthralling sneak peek into Gita’s surreal world of idiosyncrasies. Like a futuristic concoction of larger than life 90s rap imagery that’s been transported through the internet, Gita delves into the gritty and the luxurious in equal measure, putting her own quirky twist on things and delivering it with such effortless self-assuredness, that it’s plain hard not to be thoroughly captivated.
Recorded in Manhattan, the EP features production from six new underground talents: DJ Two Stack$ (‘Hood Rich’ and ‘Let That’), Heartbrak3 Kid (‘Yachts, Kaviar’), Curren$y / Mac Miller producer Brandun DeShay (‘Benjii’), Gabe Niles (‘Raising Pulses (Blabbity Blab Blab)’), the man behind the Danny Brown collabs ‘Blueberry (Pills & Cocaine)’ and ‘Cherryade’, London’s Darq E Freaker (‘Mardi Gras’) and John Lass (‘SuedeNSilk’).
R&B Singer/Songwriter “Cuban” releases brand new EP Album titled “Desire For Her”. Features production from Twin, Tony Range & Deron Chambers. Desire For Her is released off the Psych Ward Creative Group Inc. Imprint. Trill R&B!
The “Colossus” EP by Johansy is finally out! Our big chief Owl Vision’s side project is now available on Beatport, iTunes, Spotify and many other places.
This is powerful pulsating electronica inspired by soundtracks from the 80s!
I promised a couple of you Lazies on Twitter yesterday that for all of the birthday wishes I would drop some new music. Well I kept my promise and delivered an instrumental EP I like to call The Palette Cleanse. Hope you enjoy!
The connection between Vancouver MC e.d.g.e. (@edge1981) and
Houston-based producer CientifiQ (@CientifiQ_) is evident on this
collaborative 6-song EP, which showcases e.d.g.e.’s signature
“Penwork” and CientifiQ’s soulful, boom-bap production. “Black
Suitcase” definitely won’t be the last project you hear from these