hnrk & drip-133 – “keeping colour / remaining shape” [EP]

Before we wrap RDTB‘s instrumental weekend up, I’d like to introduce you to hnrk (hailing from Würzburg, Germany) and drip-133 (out of Michigan, USA).

Both known for their dark, ambient productions, they’ve joined forces under the Team SESH umbrella to bring you this experimental 5 track EP:

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Thelonious Martin – “Late Night Programming” [Album]

Instrumental weekend at RDTB.

Chicago’s SAVE MONEY (Vic Mensa, Chance The Rapper) crew member Thelonious Martin also just released his new instrumental album “Late Night Programming”, delivering 10 well crafted beats inspired by TV network Adult Swim, J Dilla and Madlib. And yes, it is just as good as it sounds:

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Hannibal King – “Sunday Cleaning Vol. 1” [Beat Tape]

Just a few months after releasing a rap album, Queens rapper/producer Hannibal King gifts us a brand new 8 track beat tape. Smooth Sunday cleaning vibes:

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Hudson Mohawke – “Ded Sec (Watch Dogs 2 OST)” [Album]

Beat pioneer Hudson Mohawke just announced his new album “Ded Sec”, dropping November 11. It will also serve as the official soundtrack to Ubisoft‘s “Watch Dogs 2” videogame.

Stylistically it’s said to cast a sound now synonymous with HudMo that returns to his earlier work fusing electronics, hip-hop and the beat scene mixed with elements that show Hudson’s love of classic science fiction scores.

Stream the project below:

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Big Tray Deee – “On The Blocc” [Video] / “The 3rd Coming” [Album]

After spending 10 years in prison, rapping on numerous classic West Coast rap albums as well as being a member of a famous rap group himself (Tha Eastsidaz), at the age of 50 it’s time for Big Tray Deee to shine on his own.

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A$AP Mob – “Money Man” ft. A$AP Rocky, A$AP Nast & Skepta [Short Film]

A$AP Rocky has announced the completion of the long awaited A$AP Mob crew album “Cozy Tapes Vol. 1”. In preparation for the collective’s release on October 31, Rocky‘s creative team AWGE put together a dark and gloomy short film for two of the album’s tracks, “Money Man” and “Put That On My Set”:

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KXNG Crooked – “Shoot Back (Dear Officer)” [Single]

In the light of recent events that went down across the states, KXNG Crooked (fka Crooked I) decided to let loose an intense track dedicated to anti-police brutality. Independent rap legend Tech N9ne joins Crooked by dropping a few words of wisdom towards the end of the song:

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D.R.A.M. – “Cash Machine” [Video] / “Big Baby D.R.A.M.” [Album]

You might’ve heard of D.R.A.M. before.
“Cha Cha” aka the inspiration for Drake‘s “Hotline Bling”? One of Chance The Rapper‘s BFFs?

Anyway, this fun-loving, rapping/singing phenomenon with a permanent grin just released his debut album, “Big Baby D.R.A.M.” with contributions from Young Thug and Erykah Badu. Feel-good trap/soul music.
Check out the video for “Cash Machine” and/or the entire LP below:

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GoldLink & Isaiah Rashad – “Untitled” [Free Track]

Amazingly smooth new track by Soulection‘s GoldLink and TDE‘s Isaiah Rashad. As the SoundCloud description says, this one’s “4r da fans…”:

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Lance Skiiiwalker – “Lover’s Lane” & “Attraction” [Videos] / “Introverted Intuition” [Album]

Top Dawg Ent., the label that brought you the likes of Kendrick Lamar, ScHoolboy Q, SZA and Ab-Soul, unleashes a new musical prodigy to the world: Lance Skiiiwalker. Just after appearing on a few previous TDE releases the young Chicagoan gets his own long-player, along with a couple of videos.

Be prepared: Mr. Skiiiwalker is pretty different from his label mates. This is as left-field as it gets:

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