Hip Hop

Saga & Thelonious Martin Release "Infomercial (Freestyle)", New LP "Molotov" Out in 2017

Coalmine Records new dynamic duo come together for “Infomercial (Freestyle)” with a collab album due in February 2017. We’ve thoroughly enjoyed the music of Thelonious Martin since he burst through in 2012 so we’re thrilled to hear of this new collab project with Brooklyn emcee Saga. “Molotov” will feature high profile clientele (Freddie Gibbs, Fashawn, …

Hip Hop

Blitz The Ambassador - Diasporadical

The visionary sound of Blitz The Ambassador has been years in the making and now it’s finally here in the form of Diasporadical. Having journeyed through Africa and the Americas, Blitz The Ambassador managed to capture the essence of the African diaspora; fragmented but ever present. Diasporadical mixes those themes together with his trademark hip …

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Darem - Sultana

Mexico’s Darem brings us the sweet sounds of Sultana. Occasionally, Reddit can be a good source of information. I found this beat tape while browsing (even if it was in the wrong subreddit). Darem is a producer from Veracruz in Mexico and Sultana is of the lo-fi 404 variety. Regular readers will know this to …

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JuJu Rogers & Bluestaeb - LIT Lost In Translation

JuJu Rogers & Bluestaeb get “LIT” with their new album. Themes of subversion in music can be poignant and sometimes groundbreaking. The title of JuJu Rogers & Bluestaeb’s collab project twists the meaning from its pop culture definition to an meta-abbreviation of “Lost In Translation”, which has been described as “a metaphor for the disconnection …