Half-A-Mil – “Ski Mask Way” [Video] / “Courtesy Of” [Album]

Following the trio of EP’s they dropped last year, Dom Kennedy and Hit-Boy return with their official debut group album called “Courtesy Of Half-A-Mil”.

Expect some laid-back West Coast vibes over smooth production with their even smoother flows.
14 tracks featuring Ty Dolla $ign, Jay305 and Larry June.

Stream the album and watch the video for (the non-album song) “Ski Mask Way” below:

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Talib Kweli ft. Anderson .Paak – “Traveling Light” [Video] / “Radio Silence” [Album]

Talib Kweli stays busy: Fresh off the release of his “The Seven” EP with Styles P, Talib wastes no time in releasing another solo album called “Radio Silence”.

The LP clocks in at 11 tracks with features from Jay Electronica, Rick Ross, Waka Flocka Flame, BJ The Chicago Kid, Bilal, Robert Glasper, and more.

Stream the album and watch the video for the Anderson .Paak-assisted “Traveling Light” here:

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Dave East ft. Wiz Khalifa – “Phone Jumpin” [Video] / “Paranoia: A True Story” [EP]

Harlem’s Dave East has dropped an appetizer to his official major debut album with Def Jam, titled “Paranoia: A True Story”.

The project features Nas, Young Jeezy, Wiz Khalifa, French Montana and Chris Brown.

Watch the video for “Phone Jumpin” (a quasi-homage to Busta Rhymes‘ wild visual for his ’98 single, “Gimme Some More”) and listen to the EP below:

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Brent Faiyaz – “Sonder Son” [Album]

Fresh off the release of Sonder‘s debut EP and an accompanying tour, vocalist Brent Faiyaz continues the campaign by releasing his solo album, aptly named “Sonder Son”.

The introspective album doesn’t feature any guest artists, but includes production from his Sonder crewmates Dpat and Atu, as well as a handful of others.

Stream the Baltimore native’s debut album here:

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Defari – “Rare Poise” [Album]

It’s been over 10 years since we’ve heard a full project from the legendary LA wordsmith Defari. Well, now he’s back!

The Likwit Crew member releases a new album called “Rare Poise”, produced entirely by Dilated People‘s Evidence (who also happens to handle the album photography duties). The album features Rakaa Iriscience, Strong Arm Steady‘s Krondon & Phil Tha Agony, Brew, and of course, there’s some bars from Ev himself.

Stream the new LP here:

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AraabMuzik – “One Of One” [Instrumental EP]

Producer wunderkind AraabMuzik returns with a brand new instrumental EP.

The new project appears on the heels of his recent “Dream World” album and his collaborative project with Joe Budden, “Rage & The Machine”, which simultaneously debuted at no. 1 on the Rap charts at Billboard and iTunes.

After having collaborated with artists and established producers within dubstep, house, trance, trap and hip-hop, the “1 Of 1” EP will leave no one confused about where araabMUZIK‘s heading artistically. The MVP of the MPC is here to stay!

Stream the 6-track EP below:

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