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 five releases that may have slipped past your radar. Stream music from Ekundayo x Spittzwell, Hallelujah, MITÚ, Benaddict, Slim & Ella Mae and Nosaj Thing. If you like what you hear, support the artists.
Ekundayo x Spittzwell – Magnificent Brilliance
The duo of Ekundayo and Spittzwell put in work over nine songs with features from Boog Brown, Aleon Craft, Jus Black, and Coach. Music from heart and soul this is the sound of real hip-hop.
Hallelujah – Hello Tomorrow
Producer Tone Beatz conjures up gospel samples for emcee D. Focis’ lyrics and creativity to shine through and give us the truth with an album packed with great storytelling and inspirational raps. Working Class Music is dropping some next level hip-hop!
MITÚ – Cosmus
Colombian jungle techno duo MITÚ recently dropped their new 11-track album, Cosmus. The new project is far removed from that of their previous records, almost totally electronic and minimising the acoustic parts, and conceived with the intention of being performed live in its entirety. A very intriguing sound that will stay with you long after your first listen.
Benaddict, Slim & Ella Mae – Teal
Teal is a collaborative project between Slim, Ella Mae, and Benaddict. Together the trio has combined their talents and put together this soulful, jazz-tinged, 12 track LP. Silky beats combined with sultry vocals and incredible rhymes finds the trio coming out the gates strong.
Nosaj Thing – Parallels
Jason Chung aka Nosaj Thing has shared his fourth album, Parallels. Masterfully dimensional, Parallels represents the acclaimed Los Angeles-based electronic producer/composer/performer’s most diverse, vital work yet.