Archive for the ‘Hip-Hop (International)’ Category

The Purist – Patina Ft Roc Marciano

Thursday, March 12th, 2015
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Been fiending for some new Marci…
The Purist’s new album, where this is taken from, looks promising. Tracklist and pre-order HERE.
Premiered via POW

CELESTIAL TRAX – Hurt Me ft. Lil Flip

Wednesday, January 7th, 2015
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The homie Celestial taking his mutant grime style for a slab ride with some help from Lil Flip’s ‘What It Do’ acapella (btw whats the deal with the dude taking a shit in that video?)

Salva – Moves To Make Ft. Problem

Wednesday, October 29th, 2014
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I’ve had mixed feelings about Salva’s previous work with rappers, but this one really hit home as a great homage to classic West Coast rap. The last minute is a full-on tribute to the Chronic.

Taken from Salva’s Peacemaker album, available for download HERE.

Maxo Kream x Lyndo Cartel – REAL BUCC (Prod. Tommy Kruise)

Thursday, August 21st, 2014
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Maxo is pretty much untouchable right now. Albeit this one is just a tiny bit less epic than the last time he rapped over a Tommy Kruise beat.


Your Old Droog – No Message Feat. Rast RFC (Prod By The P Brothers)

Wednesday, July 30th, 2014
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This combination is almost too on the nose – Droog and Rast don’t sound particularly similar but are clearly like-minded and take inspiration from the same musical culture. Both have recently captured the ear of a certain cross-section of NY rap fans, and that cross-section is likely the exact target audience for The P Brothers’ classically minded work on The Gas EPs and album. So it’s not really surprising that the song comes together well. Apparently a whole EP of this stuff is in the works.


Flowdan – Ambush

Thursday, May 22nd, 2014
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I’m mostly here for the song, which is taken from Hyperdub 10.1, but the generically trippy fan-made video accompanying it doesn’t hurt either. I don’t really know shit about grime, but I always dig Flowdan’s work. He is just a good rapper, regardless of proper genre tags.