With so much good music coming through thick and fast, it’s easy for new music to drop online and go unnoticed. To help prevent this, we’ve picked 6 new albums you don’t want to sleep on. Stream music from TUT, Yo$hwa, Silk Rhodes, Ras_G & The Afrikan Space Program, Eziak and Hprizm.
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TUT – Preachers Son
Preacher’s Son is an album that depicts a young man growing up in both the church, and the streets; raised on confronting the traumas of bad choices, experiencing the redemptive power of hope and the overwhelming joys of love and charity.
Yo$hwa – Sweet Solar System
This one dropped at the end of December and it’s not to be missed. Yo$hwa, a new California-based rapper delivers his ambitious and explosive Sweet Solar System album with maturity beyond his years. At eighteen tracks, your first thought might be that it’s a bit of a chore but in reality it’s utterly compelling from start to finish.
Slik Rhodes – Silk Rhodes
Under the banner of Silk Rhodes, Collins and Desree challenge preconceived notions of what Soul Music is, can, and should be. Steeped in the human experience, Silk Rhodes debut is a collection of songs that exemplifies their free spirited vision for future soul music. A touchstone for exploring inner visions.
Ras_G & The Afrikan Space Program- Down To Earth Vol. 2
West Coast psyche-hop head Ras G does his experimental sci-fi thing again and delivers an otherworldly LP.
Eziak – No Place Land
Greek band Eziak mix up the genres in a big melting pot of progressive rock, folk, psychedelic and sound like nothing else around. Citing influences like Can, David Sylvian, Arve Henriksen and more. It is that perfect mix of being accessible as well as being different enough that it can be embraced by all comers.There’s a welcoming glow of laid-back vibes running through the 5 tracks that’s so inviting. We make this one our “Album Of The Week.”
Hprizm – Digital Aura
After over a decade in the game Antipop Consortium’s High Priest aka Hprizm is still pushing the boundaries and making future hip hop music. As King Britt said, “So proud to see my brother going back2basics, sampling and flipping loops.” This one is destined to blow some heads off shoulders with its awe-inspiring barrage of sounds.