Salva – “Clips 2” [Beat Tape]

Producer extraordinaire Salva is back with the sequel to his incredible “Clips” beat tape. This time taking a more electronic-driven route, the new project shows an even wider range of different styles and sounds.

Stream and/or download the 12-track offering for free here:

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Polyester The Saint – “American Muscle 5.0” [Album]

Words to describe Polyester The Saint: criminally slept on! The OPM affiliate is not only a rapper and occasionally a singer, but he also produces the majority of his own music.

Now Polyester is back with the release of his new album, “American Muscle 5.0”, full of melodic West Coast vibes for the summer time. It serves as the follow up to his impressive 2016 project, “American Muscle”. It can be difficult for an artist to top their last project, but the L.A. native does it effortlessly.

His latest 14-track offering includes additions from Buddy, Curren$y, Freddie Gibbs, Jay Worthy, G. Malone, 1-O.A.K., G Perico, LIKE, and more.

Stream the entire project here:

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Onra – “Nobody Has To Know” [Album]

Let’s get funky with Onra‘s new album, “Nobody Has To Know”.

His new project digs into late ’80s and early ’90s Funk jams for smoother and richer sounds. Over its 13 tracks “Nobody Has To Know” details the ups and downs of a secret relationship, from the excitement of doing something forbidden to the aftermath of living out fantasies.

Stream Onra‘s funk affair here:

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Blended Babies – “Supervillain” [Album]

Producer duo Blended Babies, best known for their work with artists like Anderson .Paak, Chuck Inglish of The Cool Kids, Freddie Gibbs, Chance The Rapper and Kid Cudi, have released a new project called “Supervillain”.

While the majority of the 10-track album is instrumental with lots of electric guitars (their official bio cites their influences as SoundGarden, Dr. Dre, OutKast, Black Sabbath, Albert King and Eric Clapton), it also features 3 vocal appearances from Odd Future‘s Domo Genesis, Fat Tony and Shorty K.

Stream the Chicago producer’s latest offering here:

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Pac Div – “1st Baptist” [Album]

Back from the dead…

Just like Mibbs, BeYoung and LIKE aka Pac Div! The California trio returns with a banging new album after a 6-year hiatus.

However, The Div stayed busy: Mibbs dropped a collabo project with producer Scoop DeVille as well as a solo EP, BeYoung focused on his family and also dropped a few verses here and there, while LIKE branched out to produce songs for artists such as Kendrick Lamar, Anderson .Paak, Curren$y and Joey Bada$$.

“In 2006 to 2011, a lot the stuff that we was rapping about and a lot of the guys we was bigging up and giving props to, they’re all poppin’ now. If nothing else, we know we have extraordinary taste,” says BeYoung. “We were too early in a lot of ways, but timing is right at this moment.”

Stream their comback album with (no features, but) production from LIKE, longtime affiliate producer Swiff D, DJ Dahi, newcomer Huss and Soulection‘s esta. below:

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vowl. – “vowl” [EP]

Australian producer vowl. has just released his self-titled debut EP.

If you’ve enjoyed brothel‘s EP a couple of weeks ago, this one might also be right down your alley.

5 amazing beats with co-production from renowned SoundCloud beatmakers Hanz, DELAY. and Take/Five.

Stream the project below and if you’re willing to go through the procedure, you can also download the tracks idividually for free via The Artist Union, or support on iTunes.

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SiR – “Summer In November” [Video & Album]

SiR‘s new album “Summer In November” has arrived and brings fresh sounds and vibes throughout.

Outside of two guest appearances from Etta Bonds and TDE label mate ScHoolboy Q, the 11-song project is guided by the Inglewood singer’s vocals over mellow musical accompaniment from producers like Andre Harris, DJ Khalil, DK The Punisher, Mndsgn, and J.LBS.

Watch the music video for the title track and stream the album below:

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Maxo Kream – “Grannies” [Video] / “Punken” [Album]

It’s been a long time in the making, but Houston native Maxo Kream has finally released his long-awaited debut album, “Punken”; an album shows that serious versatility in both style and subject matter.

After releasing a series of mixtapes, with the last coming in 2016, the H-Town rapper’s debut clocks in at 14 tracks with guest appearances from Trippie Redd, D. Flowers and 03 Greedo + production from Sonny Digital, Honorable C.N.O.T.E., Suicide Christ of $uicideBoy$, Teddy Walton, WOLFE de MÇHLS, and more.

Check out the video for “Grannies”, which gives you a pretty good idea of what you should expect, and stream the entire album here:

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