Archive for the 'Instrumentals' Category

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.

Listen below.

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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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183rd ft. Smoke DZA – Cottonmouth

Friday, December 2nd, 2016


Uptown-based producer 183rd delivers his new instrumental project, Luke Cage: Black Super Hero. The 7-track tape employs numerous samples from Netflix’s hit series Luke Cage and features a heat rock of a guest appearance from Smoke DZA on the lead track “Cottonmouth”, all of which you can stream below.

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Hannibal King – Sunday Cleaning Vol. 1

Wednesday, October 26th, 2016


Queens, New York’s own Hannibal King is back with a new instrumental project called Sunday Cleaning Vol. 1. A quick perusal of the 8-track project tells me that this is an apt title as these beats sound pretty much like how you feel on Sunday cleaning day: laid back but determined.

Stream below.

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!llmind – Music Inspired By The Birth of A Nation

Friday, October 7th, 2016


As it turns out, !llmind produced some tracks for the score of the controversial new film The Birth of A Nation. Unfortunately (for the film), the tracks were not selected, but fortunately (for us), he has decided to liberate the music. Stream Music Inspired By The Birth of A Nation below. Naturally it’s all instrumental, but there are some Skyzoo vocals on “Everybody Rise”.

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RTNC – Liberté Égalité Fraternité (Instrumentals)

Thursday, September 29th, 2016


Like clockwork, RTNC delivers his latest instrumental project, Liberté Égalité Fraternité, which is French for “liberty, equality, fraternity” and is the national motto of both France and Haiti. This collection is a relatively light 17 tracks but, as you know, la qualité plutôt que la quantité.

Stream below and purchase on Bandcamp.

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RTNC – SoundStrange (Instrumentals)

Thursday, August 25th, 2016


For his latest instrumental project, RTNC continues to bend ill samples to his will. Stream the 17-track SoundStrange in full below and grab a copy over at Bandcamp.

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El RTNC – Mono En Stereo (Instrumentals)

Thursday, July 7th, 2016


Not one to let a month go by without blessing listeners with new material, El RTNC is back with 20 new instrumentals for us with his new Mono En Stereo tape

Stream in full below and grab a download at Bandcamp or a physical copy via Chopped Herring.

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