We have the exclusive premiere of Justo’s Black Ops with an interview with the Brooklyn native. Coming from the birthplace of hip hop, a lot can be expected from New York rapper. The history is rich within each borough, let alone the whole state or the entire East Coast. But Justo takes this all in […]
Norwegian beatmaker and Pokémon enthusiast HM Surf drops a new beat called “Spinach.” HM Surf is a producer we’ve been listening to for a while. The Pokémon aesthetic initially drew me in and then I heard the beats. Smooth and minimal, delicate and succinct. Spinach is no exception with its clean chord progression and soft drums […]
Some songs age like fine wines. sto the last lyricist’s ProPain VI is the jewel of the cellar. Hip hop is all about the community – at least it should be. Conversing about how to grow, enjoying the music and the culture and helping to forward it. Connecting with sto the last lyricist from a […]
The Seattle maestro gives the lowdown on how he made Wale’s “Groundhog Day” beat. After a lengthy intro, Jake gets to the nitty gritty of how he made the beat for Wale’s “Groundhog Day.” Snare Jordan 6 now available at snarejordan.com
Our editor, aka st/rr, releases his new album and it’s called NOTIME. When he’s not writing for the website, Luke Alex Davis produces music and after self proclaimed “musical rut”, he’s back with a brand new project as “st/rr”. “NOTIME.” has been in the works for a few months and sees the UK producer throw […]
b0nds takes an “alternate route” with his latest beat tape. I don’t know whether it’s because it’s past 3am here but this sounds particularly dope past my bedtime. Anyway, b0nds keeps it simple with this project. Great heavy drums, intriguing synth work and comical vocal samples. Cover art by j0eru. Stream it below.
Rap amalgam Alvie The Skywalker and Mello Marc brings us the woozy “Cosplay”. I’m currently suffering with allergies so my head is feeling foggy right now. Musically, I appreciate that kind of aesthetic and that’s exactly what you get with Alvie The Skywalker and Mello Marc’s Cosplay. Described as a project “where in every costume you […]
Buster keeps it incredibly chill with In These Arms Tonight. Reddit is problematic as hell but you can find some amazing stuff there. I came across this on the LoFiHipHop subreddit and it was too wavy to ignore.
EvillDewer opens a window into his life experiences with “Bck On The Blk.” It’s not easy to experiment, stay ahead of the curve, and maintain a fanbase. You’re never going to please everyone all the time. But EvillDewer appears to be doing a great job of juggling all three, particularly with his latest album. Bck […]