aywy – “Kismet” [Mixtape & Beat Tape]

Sidney beatsmith aywy. is back with another banging concept tape, this time blending Hip-Hop styles with Bollywood and traditional Hindustani music.

And the best part: you can either listen to the vocal version, which features 17 tracks, including remixes of Cardi B21 Savage, Kendrick Lamar, J Cole, ScHoolboy Q, Fat Joe, Sean Paul, Clipse and Busta Rhymes, or you prefer to listen to the instrumental version.

Stream and/or download both versions (for free) here:

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Ghanaian Stallion – “Starz” [Video] / “Future Soul” [Instrumental Album]

Berlin-based producer Ghanaian Stallion has released his amazing new instrumental LP called “Future Soul”.

Check out the powerful visual for “Starz” and stream the entire 12-track album here:

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Saint Malo – “Pressure” [Video] / “Wild Wild We$t” [Album]

Meet Compton native Saint Malo.
The west coast rapper/songwriter/producer and label CEO launched his L.A. based indie label, The Music Life, back in 2012 with flagship artist (younger brother and Kendrick Lamar homie) Hitta J3.

Saint Malo‘s 10-track debut album, “Wild Wild West”, is executively produced by Grammy Award-winning producer Street Symphony, whose credits include 2 Chainz, Nipsey Hussle, Yo Gotti and Dave East.

Watch the video for “Pressure”, the project’s first single, and stream/download the full album (for free) here:

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Jim Jones – “Dust & Powder” ft. Jadakiss [Video] / “Wasted Talent” [Album]

Harlem’s Capo Jim Jones is back with the release of his first album in 7 years, “Wasted Talent”.
The album also marks Jones‘ first project since signing to the management arm of Jay-Z‘s Roc Nation in early 2017.

The 18-track LP features guest appearances from fellow Dipset members Cam’ron & Juelz Santana, Yo Gotti, Mozzy, Lil Durk and more + production from former Diplomats in-house producers The Heatmakerz.

Check out the video for the latest single, “Dust & Power” featuring Jadakiss, and stream the entire album below:

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Joe Moses – “16’s” [Video] / “SuWop” [EP]

Don’t call Cali’s Joe Moses a newcomer. After having released several mixtapes on Waka Flocka‘s BrickSquad Monopoly label, JM has moved on to a joint deal with Ty Dolla $ign‘s THMVMNT and Atlantic Records earlier this year.

“SuWop” is his major label debut and is oozing West Coast vibes all over it.
7 songs with features from heavy-hitters Snoop Dogg, Future, Wiz Khalifa and RJ.

Stream the L.A. street legend’s new EP and check out the visual for one of the project’s stand-out cuts, “16’s”, below:

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Slim 400 – “Foe ReaLA” [Album]

After a joint album with Crenshaw’s Pacman Da Gunman, YG associate Slim 400 is back with a brand new solo project entitled “Foe ReaLA”.

It’s a modern classic West Coast rap album and one you should be listening to right now. You can tell the hard work Slim put into this album as he keeps getting better with every new release.

The 15-track project comes with guest appearances by Dave East, The Game, Snoop Dogg, Casanova2Eleven, Jay Worthy, and more.

Stream and/or download it (for free) here:

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LNDN DRGS – “Aktive” ft. YG Hootie [Video & Album]

Jay Worthy and Sean House aka LNDN DRGS revamp their fan-favorite debut “Aktive”.

The project was initially planned to come out under A$AP Yams‘ record label after he took the duo under his wing, but it ended up dropping for free on SoundCloud through Fool’s Gold. Now the duo has updated their 2015 album with 9 new songs, while making the deluxe version available across streaming services as well.

23 funk-infused tracks in total and with guest appearances from Krayzie Bone, G Perico, Polyester The Saint, Curren$y, Jay305, Freddie Gibbs and many more.
Artwork by Joe Cool, the artist behind the cover art of Snoop Doggs iconic debut album “Doggystyle”.

Check out the video for the title track and stream (or download the 2015 version of) the album below:

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Die Achse – “Angry German” ft. Suspect [Video & EP]

German super-producers Farhot and Bazzazian form the enigmatic duo Die Achse.
The two renowned producers have finally delivered their official debut release, “Angry German”.

6 tracks featuring London MC’s Ghetts and Suspect as well as dancehall legend Assassin.

Stream the entire EP and watch the video for the title track here:

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Kenny Segal – “Kenstrumentals Vol. 3: Travelog” [Beat Tape]

LA beat mastermind Kenny Segal released his new project titled “Kenstrumentals Vol. 3: Travelog”.

For this third installment of the beat tape series Kenny decided to theme it off his recent travels. Last year found him in New Zealand and Taiwan, as well as all over the Pacific Northwest on tour. All these impressions and experiences influenced the music he’s been making lately.

Check out the whole project, with co-production from Mr. Carmack and Promnite, below:

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quickly, quickly – “Paths” [Beat Tape]

“Paths” is the first full-length release by Portland based young producer quickly, quickly. As a rising talent, he is definitely one of the most promising producers of this generation.

Music has always been a part of quickly, quickly‘s life, as he started playing piano when he was 2 years old. This love of music shaped his young life and created a solid musical foundation for future efforts. In 5th grade, the now 21-year old wunderkind found hip-hop, citing Common Market, J Dilla, Blue Scholars and The Pharcyde as early influences.

This album provides 16 defining tracks filled with musical joy, nostalgia and sweetness. Stream it here:

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