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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Kaelin Ellis – “Veil” [Instrumental EP]

Meet 21-year-old producer Kaelin Ellis. The Floridian has dropped his latest project called “Veil”.

Kaelin was originally part of an online collective, dubbed LOAFLAB, where he came in contact with fellow musicians and later collaborative partners Kaytranada, Tek(.Lun), Dropout Marsh, oriJanus and many more.

Drawing influence from idols like J Dilla, Sango and Flying Lotus, the young beatsmith is solidifying himself as one of 2018’s most exciting producers to watch.

Listen to his bass-heavy, 9-track EP below:

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Curren$y & Harry Fraud – “Scarab 38” ft. Action Bronson [Video] / “The Marina” [EP]

Nawlins legend Curren$y reconnects with Harry Fraud for a brand new joint project called “The Marina”, the official follow-up to their 2012’s “Cigarette Boats” EP.

“The Marina” contains 8 tracks in total and features guest appearances from Wiz Khalifa, Smoke DZA, French Montana, Street Wiz and Action Bronson.

The latter also joins Spitta Andretti for the latest single from the EP.
Check out the hilarious video for “Scarab 38” and stream the entire project below:

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UZ – “The Rebirth” [Album]

Instrumental trap phenomenon UZ releases his sophomore album called “The Rebirth”.

After branching out into the EDM world, UZ returns to his classic trap roots with his signature sound that he describes as “real trap shit”.

New chapter – New beginnings – The Rebirth

Laced with 9 tracks, the project features guest appearances from Rome Fortune, Bok Nero, Macntaj, Chinese (!) rappers GO$H, Al Rocco and Blow Fever, as well as singer Nevve.

And as if this wasn’t enough, the trap lord also released a 4-track “Rebirth (B-Side)” EP, featuring some free (as in free download) hard beats that didn’t make it on the album!

Stream (and/or download) the album + bonus EP here:

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Stevie Stone & JL – “Groomed By The Block” ft. PHresher [Video] / “Kontra-Band” [Album]

Columbia-born Stevie Stone and Kansas City’s JL join forces under Tech N9ne‘s Strange Music label to bring you “Kontra-Band”.
The album’s title is a nod to the popular ’80s video game “Contra”, which featured two characters running and gunning their way to the top, so you get an idea of what to expect from these 2 powerful independent voices.

Watch the video for “Groomed By The Block” featuring Brooklynite Phresher and/or stream the duo’s 14-track album (with appearances from Tech N9ne and Krizz Kaliko) below:

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