Archive for the 'Instrumentals' Category

MadeInTYO – Kanazawa-Bunko (Instrumentals)

Friday, May 12th, 2017

This morning, MadeInTYO dropped a new set of three instrumentals together in one track called Kanazawa-Bunko, which is the name of both a train station and a museum in Japan. According to the artist, these beats were made “years ago” but he was presumably only recently inspired to release them.

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Stream J.Dilla’s Motor City

Friday, April 21st, 2017


This week we see the release of the latest posthumous J. Dilla project, the Motor City beat tape. This latest project features 19 rare and unreleased Dilla instrumentals, as well as an alternate mix of the entire tape by J.Rocc. Dilla’s mother, Ma Dukes Yancey, selected these beats personally and sequenced the album, which was conceived as a letter to her son and a homage to Detroit. Stream Motor City in full below and go here for various physical packages which include additional merch.

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RTNC – Frank (Mixtape)

Tuesday, April 18th, 2017


Right on schedule, RTNC delivers his April mixtape, Frank. This one features a gang of new instrumentals as well as his takes on “Microphone Masters” from Mobb Deep, Kool G Rap and Nas’ “Fast Life,” and “Back on The Block” by Pete Rock & CL Smooth.

Stream below and purchase over at Bandcamp.

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RTNC – Richee Moor (Instrumentals)

Monday, April 10th, 2017


RTNC, always on schedule, hits us with 17 new instrumentals for our head top. Stream his latest beat tape, Richiee Moor, below and catch up on his full catalog here.

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Alchemist – Rapper’s Best Friend 4 (Instrumentals)

Monday, March 20th, 2017


Alchemist drops the fourth installment of his Rapper’s Best Friend instrumental series. This entry features tracks that backed bangers from Sean Price, Mac Miller and Migos, Curren$y and Freddie Gibbs, Action Bronson and Danny Brown.

Stream below.

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RTNC – 85% of Man’s Best Friend (Mixtape)

Wednesday, March 1st, 2017


New sounds from RTNC. On his latest mixtape/beattape, the producer offers up his own takes on classics such as Wu-Tang Clan’s “C.R.E.A.M”, Pharcyde’s “Running” and Nas’ “Thief’s Theme”, as well as a number of new original instrumentals.

Stream below and purchase via Bandcamp.

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Kirk Knight – Black Noise (Instrumentals)

Thursday, February 2nd, 2017


Pro Era’s Kirk Knight is back today with a new instrumental project called Black Noise. The 11-track tape was inspired by Kirk’s appreciation for the instrumental work of artists like Madlib and J Dilla, and it is available to stream in full below. Look for Black Noise later on your preferred streaming service.

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RTNC – Das Gamble (Mixtape)

Friday, January 6th, 2017


Damn, I told you RTNC was working. Less than 2 weeks after closing out 2016 with his Kev beat tape, he’s setting off 2017 with Das Gamble. This 22-track offering features new takes on classics such as Ghostface Killah’s “Daytona 500”, Redman’s “Whateva Man” and Mobb Deep’s “Hell On Earth”, in addition to an array of new instrumentals.

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RTNC – Kev (Instrumentals)

Wednesday, December 28th, 2016


If you wanna talk work ethic, names like Curren$y and Kool A.D. are inevitably going to come up, but don’t sleep on RTNC. The NYC-based producer put in work this year, quietly dropping a new beat tape every month since January, building on a catalog that was already pretty hefty following all of last year’s releases. Today he delivers his final collection of the year, a 18-track offering called Kev.

Stream below and pick up a copy via Bandcamp now.

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Mike WiLL Made-It – Instrumental Tuesdays 2016 (Mixtape)

Tuesday, December 27th, 2016


Mike WiLL Made-It spent much of 2015 liberating some of his most sought-after instrumentals each week with his #InstrumentalTuesdays series but he discontinued the drops in 2016. Today he makes up for it with a gigantic dump of some of the beats he was responsible for this year, and he had some bangers. Continue below to stream the instrumentals from bangers from artists such as Rae Sremmurd, Gucci Mane, Future (“Al Sharpton”!), Eearz, Juicy J, KiD CuDi, 2 Chainz, Jeezy and others.

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