listed previews

Phat Kat & DJ Dister The S.O.S. Project Below System 05|05|2017

Motor City emcee Phat Kat teams up with German DJ / producer Dister to release 'The S.O.S. Project'. Dister's production is a mix of soulful and dusty-break laden beats, the ideal backdrop for Phat Kat's sharp flow. The two already worked together on 'Rappin Ass Rapper's' from Dister's album 'Consistent Knockouts'. Look out for the first single 'Revolt For Change'.

POSTED 04|07|2017
Brother Ali All The Beauty In This Whole Life Rhymesayers 05|05|2017

Brother Ali returns with 'All the Beauty in This Whole Life', his upcoming 15-track endeavour on Rhymesayers Entertainment. The record is fully produced by Atmosphere's Anthony 'Ant' Davis. 'This entire album is based on the reality that beauty is the splendor of truth', Ali explains the album's title.

POSTED 03|28|2017
Ill Bill Septagram Uncle Howie Records 02|24|2017

Ill Bill will kill it with his new album 'Septagram' to be released February 24th through Uncle Howie Records. The record holds production from MoSS, DJ Skizz, ILL BILL and guest features Slaine, Goretex, Q-Unique and more. 'I'm a huge exploitation and grindhouse cinema fan. I made "Septagram" in the same spirit as those obscure and cultish movies me and my brothers used to watch when we were kids.' Ill Bill elaborates.

POSTED 02|02|2017
Murs Captain California Strange Music 03|10|2017

Murs' new album is due out March 10th through Strange Music. 'Captain California' features guest contributions by Curtiss King, Rexx Life Raj, Beleaf and Reverie. Pre-order your copy now at strangemusicinc.net.

POSTED 02|02|2017
Raekwon The Wild ICEH20 / Empire Records 03|10|2017

Raekwon drops his seventh solo album 'The Wild' on March 10 through his own ICEH 20 imprint. 'With all the shit that's goin on today, The Wild rolled off my tongue like alkaline water in the bloodstream.', Rae explained the album title's choice. This record follows his 2015’s Fly International Luxurious Art'.

POSTED 01|26|2017
GZA Dark Matter iHipHop Distribution 12|02|2016

Wu-Tang's GZA Genius returns with 'Dark Matter' December 2nd. In an interview with The Guardian, GZA described the recording sessions as follows: 'Making an album was a great feeling, and there were many hours in RZA’s house, in his basement, and hours of beat playing. We were still in our early stage, so there was so much support from everyone. I was doing the album, and every now and then a Clan member would come through, Rae would be there one day or Ghost another. It was just fun.'

POSTED 11|01|2016
Union Analogtronics & Blu Cheetah In The City Fat Beats 12|02|2016

Blu teams up with French production team Union Analogtronics (OJ & Gold) for 'Cheetah in the City'. Featuring Dam-Funk, Phat Kat, Frank N Dank and more, the album has Blu rappin over a synth-soaked soundtrack by the Paris production duo.

POSTED 10|29|2016
Smoke DZA & Pete Rock Don't Smoke Rock iHipHop Distribution 12|02|2016

'Don't Smoke Rock' is a euphoric voyage that features Pete Rock on production with Smoke DZA commanding the microphone. The album features guest appearances from rap's elite including Mac Miller, Rick Ross, The LOX, Wale, Big K.R.I.T., Cam'ron, Tha Dogg Pound, Dom Kennedy and Dave East.

POSTED 10|25|2016
L'Orange & Mr Lif The Life & Death Of Scenery Mello Music Group 10|14|2016

North Carolina producer L'Orange and Mr. Lif issue 'The Life and Death of Scenery' EP on Mello Music Group. 'In this collaboration, Lif imagines an adjacent future called the "last society," where culture has been obliterated and survival has taken precedence over art.' Featuring Chester Watson. Gonjasufi, Q-Bert, Insight and Akrobatik.

POSTED 09|01|2016
Vinnie Paz The Cornerstone Of The Corner Store Enemy Soil Records 10|28|2016

Vinnie Paz preps the release of his third solo album 'The Cornerstone Of The Corner Store' dropping on Enemy Soil Records October 28th.

POSTED 08|31|2016
Danny Brown Atrocity Exhibition Warp Records 09|30|2016

'Atrocity Exhibition' -inspired by a Joy Division track- will be Danny Brown's fourth studio album. Scheduled to be released September 30 on Warp Records, the record features Kendrick Lamar, Ab-Soul, Earl Sweatshirt, B-Real, and more. Beats by The Alchemist Black Milk Evian Christ and Paul White. Peep the single 'Pneumonia'.

POSTED 08|19|2016
Kool Keith Feature Magnetic Mello Music Group 09|16|2016

Kool Keith, the man with a thousand aliases and a hundred releases, returns with a freshhh new album on Mello Music Group. The record features an interesting line-up, consisting of Ras Kass, Bumpy Knuckles, Craig G, EDO.G, Godfather Don, MF DOOM, Necro, Psycho Les, Sadat X (of Brand Nubian) ànd Slug (of Atmosphere). Surreal!

POSTED 08|05|2016

Editor's pick

Sean PriceImperius Rex anticipated by wulf
Apathy & O.C.Perestroika anticipated by cpf
The PerceptionistsResolution anticipated by cpf
Apollo Brown & Planet AsiaAnchovies anticipated by wulf

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