Hip Hop Culture for Grown-Ups
J.Nolan channel’s Masta Ace circa 1997 on this jazz-sampled Reece Jones track. This leak is from “The Archetype” EP, dropping on January 16.
Small Pro feat. Has-Lo
“When The Last Leaf Falls”
Has & P waxes poetic about the life of an MC over an authentic Small Pro boom bap track, the lead single release from Small Pro’s “Gigantic Vol 1” album on Diamond 360 Media. It also features Von Pea, Elucid, Buff1, Stik Figa, Reef the Lost Cauze and more.
yU feat. Bilal Salaam
yU takes the listener in his personal time machine, over Unknown production, with the assist on the hook from Bilal Salaam.
“Out There On My Own”
This video’s whimsical animated storytelling (which is pretty damn cool, btw) make it hard to concentrate on Nina’s lyrics & the song’s hypnotic chorus. Directed by Scenario_TMA.
NY/political/gangsta rap at it’s finest. The “Get Fresh” music video (directed by Sofian Khan) also received the coveted “Freshman” award from mtvU. Keep your eyes open for Will.