Dudley Perkins, aka Declaime aka Dr Stokley as he’s now known,is back with with a brand new LP 4 years after his last solo release. The new album, Dr. Stokley, finds Dudley rapping over production from Kankick, Georgia Anne Muldrow, and the legendary Madlib. The 18 song album finds Dudley at his eccentric best, there are so […]Read more
Having eariler posted the entire album on Soundcloud and indicated it was without label approval,that link has abruptly gone all 404 -Oops. Angel Haze the Detroit rapper will release her debut album, ‘Dirty Gold,’ in March 2014 on Island Records.She has shared a lyric video for the song ‘A Tribe Called Red.’ The tune is a banger […]Read more
It’s been a few weeks since the first ‘Todays’ , but every one of these tunes is worth a bit of your time. Kicking off with the soulful afrobeat of “The Wheel” by We Are Shining, we featured them a while back and they are ones to keep an eye out for in 2014. Four […]Read more
Iamnobodi offers up another slice of his genre skipping beats on “Needs & Wants & Bad Habits” . The 5-track EP has a running time of just over 15 minutes, but in that time this young beatsmith covers Hip Hop,Jazz, Soul and RnB ,connecting the dots with future music. Check it out below and snag a […]Read more
The two hot right now, Chicago Save Money crew rappers end the year with the aptly titled “Suitcase” produced by Cam Osteen. These two have been busy touring,recording and everything in between since releasing their stellar mixtapes earlier this year. Chance’s ‘Acid Rap” and Vic’s ‘Innanetape” were an introduction to these’s gifted new artist . […]Read more
Shakin’ the Tips sees KerenDun make a welcome solo return, taking you as she does on a journey of rhythms and sounds. Throughout the EP you find beat heavy, precise percussion, little droplets of unidentifiable sounds and vocals that drift in and out leaving you in a trance. Having spent the last year collaborating with […]Read more
Its hip hop inspired but with left leanings and its great.This guy has been on our radar for a while and we like him a lot. Tree who is only 17 and is part of a collective out of San Francisco called Tree Collaborations ( keeping the order in check) who make music, art and videos, check out the visuals on YouTube.As well as this remix he’s covered Radiohead’s Karma Police to fine effect ,but his own recordings are where you find the real gems. Go head over to treecollaborations.com for more of his off beat sound or better still go seek out and buy.
Oops falling between those cracks again? So much new music so little time. Black Milk came back last month with a new long player and its dirty and grimey and very good. A lot of great moments on the album and although its grimey in parts, its also still very melodic and you can get […]Read more