AMPlified – “Authenticity” [Album]

BattleCat protege Amplified has (quietly) released his beautiful debut album, “Authenticity”. It’s essentially G-Funk music par excellence. Real music. 13 mostly instrumental songs. Fine-tuned and sprinkled with a couple of West Coast big dogs on a hook or a verse: Snoop Dogg, Tha Dogg Pound, Kokane, Butch Cassidy, Mykestro, Focus…, Mr. Porter.
So go ahead and stream this amazing body of work below.
To top it all off, you can listen to and/or download the “leftover” EP, “Almost Authenticity”, (for free) as well:

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Teyana Taylor – “Gonna Love Me (Remix)” ft. Ghostface Killah, Method Man & Raekwon [Song]

Some old school 90’s R&B vibes for y’all…

Check out Teyana Taylor‘s “Gonna Love Me” remix featuring Wu-Tang heavy hitters Ghostface Killah, Method Man and Raekwon The Chef! Produced by (the old) Kanye West, Mike Dean and BoogzDaBeast.

You need this in your life, trust me:

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Buddy – “Trouble On Central” [Video] / “Harlan & Alondra” [Album]

After releasing two EPs (Ocean & Montana” with Kaytranada and “Magnolia”) in 2017, Compton native Buddy returns with his official full-length album, “Harlan & Alondra”.

The 12 track project features guest appearances from Snoop Dogg, A$AP Ferg, Ty Dolla $ign, Khalid and Guapdad 4000.

Stream the 24-year-old’s debut and/or watch the video for the album’s stand-out cut, “Trouble On Central” here:

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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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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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High Klassified – “Kanvaz” [EP]

Fool’s Gold signee High Klassified has released a remarkable new EP called “Kanvaz”.

The young producer is mixing heavy, video game-inspired instrumentals with gorgeous vocal collaborations featuring Leaf and Zach Zoya + co-production from fellow Canadian beatmaker Da-P.

Listen to HK‘s latest 5-track project here:

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DrewsThatDude – “The Vault” [Instrumental Album]

Originally released back in 2016, NYC’s DrewsThatDude decided to revamp and re-release his “The Vault” gems along with a second volume.

A total of 25 smooth instrumentals to ride, smoke, sing, rap or just chill to.

And the best part? You can download volume 1 for free!
Stream and/or download/buy both albums here:

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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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Vindata – “DayDreamers Vol. 1” [Mixtape]

LA producer duo Vindata has released a new mixtape full of hits!

Aptly dubbed as Bass Soul, the two remixed classics from D’Angelo, Erykah Badu, Musiq Soulchild and Lucy Pearl along with original production by the OWSLA signees + features from Phil Adé and Elle Olsun.

Stream the 11-track project and/or grab a free download 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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