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Bodega Bamz Waiting For Tonight
After releasing the track "Who U With", Bodega Bamz is back with a new track "Waiting For Tonight". Bamz skillfully shares the tussle between street life and relationships. Being married to the streets does not give much time and energy for romantic pursuits. The track kicks off with a slower, sombre vibe, something that I could hear...
Conway Ft Method Man Lemon
Conway has enlisted the talents of veteran emcee Method Man on a new track "Lemon". Method Man is no stranger to features and does his things to enhance Conway's track. Buffalo meets Shaolin and it's a beautiful union. Both emcees use their signature sounds to bring the streets to life. It is great...
Smoke DZA Hibachi
Smoke DZA teamed up with Jadakiss and Flipp Dinero on the new track "Hibachi". The beat has a melody from "Renee" by the Lost Boyz which is a throwback, but the song sounds completely different. the infectious hook ushers in some unexpected Cali sounds that work beautifully with the rest of the musical ensemble.
Berner & R-Mean The Warning
After dropping the track "Mafia", Berner and R-Mean are back with a new album "The Warning". The two emcees are sharp with the bars, hitting the various tracks with impressive wordplay. They touch on street life and higher aspirations. You can feel the hunger and grind in their music. The project has 12 tracks...
D Chase Summertime Ting
Toronto rapper D Chase released a new track "Summertime Ting". It's a breezy summertime anthem. He effortlessly captures the fun and carefree vibe of the season. Smooth melodic vocals fill the track, as he speaks to a special someone. He lets them know what it could be like if they get together, and the endless possibilities that...
AO Gorman Afrofest 2020
AO Gorman is not letting the current circumstances in our world slow down his music and creativity. After releasing the socially conscious track "Let Me Vent" and the EP "In My Thoughts", he connected with the good people at Toronto's Afrofest for a virtual performance. As you can imagine music festivals have been cancelled around the world...
Dom Kennedy & Hit-Boy Also Known As
Dom Kennedy and Hit-Boy teamed up on a new album "Also Known As". There are 11 tracks with features from Nas, 03 Greedo and 24hrs. There's a smooth Cali feel to the project. Their west coast roots can be felt throughout the project. Current and classic sounds are all over this, so fans of all eras can...
Casey Cope
I had the pleasure of having a conversation with rising artist Casey Cope. The Bay Area native recently released an amazing new album "For Now". We discussed the project in detail and touched other aspects of this creative's life. We started off talking about the current state of the world and how it has...
38 Spesh 6 Shots
38 Spesh is back with a new project "6 Shots". This is a quick listen, with 7 tracks and running 14 minutes. Ranson and Eto make lyrical appearances on the EP as well. 38 Spesh talks that grimey street talk over enchanting loops and dusty drums. The rapper and producer paints vidid pictures...
Benny the Butcher & DJ Drama Presents Black Soprano Family
Benny the Butcher and DJ Drama teamed up on a new project "Benny the Butcher & DJ Drama Presents Black Soprano Family". Benny is putting his crew on, sharing the stage with Rick Hyde and Heem. Benny and the crew stay in their lane, kicking rugged street rhymes over classic inspired sounds. It...