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PREMIERE: Tre Capital & Mathaius Young – Walking On Air Pt. II (Prod. by Idle Kid)

Wednesday, June 28th, 2017

Tre Capital & Mathaius Young’s upcoming joint-EP is entitled Burnin’ Castles. This is the first single.

It’s produced by Idle Kid who did “Does It” off the last Kid Cudi album, Passion, Pain & Demon Slayin’.

Wasiu – NoToryUs

Monday, October 31st, 2016

Wasiu’s been making noise on various music blogs over the last couple years and bites back at everyone typecasting Canadian artists as simply Toronto knock-offs. Produced by umami boy & Dear Lola.

Check out his other shit on his Soundcloud. I also thought he did a nice job on this spot for Kijiji:

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Premiere: SONNYJIM ft. Westside Gunn – Red Mullet

Friday, June 10th, 2016

The other night I got a message from Kris Ex to check out SONNYJIM’s Mud In My Malbec. After a quick Google search, I noticed there were only some snippets from the album out, but that was enough (stream it after the jump). I rather you listen to the sampler first, but to give you an idea, the UK rapper uses Jazz-sampled beats & has the kind of rhyme-style that instantly turned myself and others onto the likes of Action Bronson, Roc Marciano, etc. Rappers and their die-hard fans generally don’t like those kind of comparisons, but it’s the only way to describe the feeling I got from listening to it, and this is coming from someone completely jaded from rap who hasn’t been excited (short of a few exceptions) in the last three or so years.

Pre-order “Mud In My Malbec” and purchase some product here. The project features the likes of Heems, Da$h, Quelle Chris, Westside Gunn & The Purist. Listen to “Scramble” featuring Da$h, that I’ve been playing ever since, below.

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Premiere: DeLorean – Perfect Black (Mixtape)

Wednesday, October 21st, 2015

DeLorean Cover

DeLorean recently appeared on Big K.R.I.T.’s latest project drop Better This Way and now the Houston rapper is releasing his own mixtape with Perfect Black.

Chalk full of dope features including appearances from Scotty ATL, Big Sant, Bam Rogers and K.R.I.T., Perfect Black presents a lot of southern soul but has the bars to go with it. It’s also the latest release from DeLorean since 2014’s Look Alive.

Stream Perfect Black below:

Previously: Video: DeLorean ft. Mitchelle’l, Slim Thug, Paul Wall, Lil KeKe – Picture Me Swangin (Remix)

Premiere: CeasRock – DSGNRZ: ThePatternTape

Monday, August 10th, 2015

CeasRock put out a good visual a couple weeks ago, off his “DSGNRZ: ThePatternTape” which is out today and available to stream/purchase below. It was directed by The Equals Project.

Along with the premiere of the “Toi+Moi” video after the jump, also directed by The Equals Project.

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Next Up + Video Premiere: Salomon Faye

Monday, June 1st, 2015


Salomon Faye is a hodgepodge of every New York borough and it’s no surprise why. Growing up in Harlem, living in Brooklyn and bouncing around each of the Big Apple’s sectors the 22-year-old emcee is wise beyond his years and has learned a whole lot just from living in his neighborhood.

Born in Paris to a Senegalese father Faye has a more diverse background than most New Yorkers who venture to clutch a mic. He moved to New York at a young age and hasn’t left the area. It’s there where his music career was born before he ever decided to put his thoughts to wax. The rich cultures of New York City and its surrounding areas constantly provide inspiration for The iLLuzion emcee and it’s obvious when you listen to his music.

“Harlem gives me a particular perspective of the city. [It shapes] my taste in music, soulful music, my taste in apparel, women. I really love [it]. Black is beautiful. Even growing up in Harlem and being an artist I ventured out of Harlem to cover the whole realm of New York. I spend a lot of time in Brooklyn as well. I’m real familiar with the underground scene over there, the nightlife scene, the hip-hop scene over there. But currently my focus is in Harlem.”

Recently releasing his latest EP, Stimulation to noticeable acclaim, Salomon has finally given the world a solid body of work while expressing who he is and what he wants to become. It has also warranted attention from other creatives in the hip-hop world without a major platform, something Faye finds encouraging.

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VIDEO PREMIERE: Akhen ft. Ab-Liva & Ant White – Cali Wave

Friday, May 22nd, 2015

Akhen & Re-Up Gang’s Ab-Liva (¥£$ Movement) release this video off Akhen’s MOVE project which is a 16-minute series of videos compiled together to make a short movie that I recently had a chance to preview. Watch episode 1 after the jump, directed by Stratagem Pictures.

I just spoke to these fellas and they said there’s an Ab-Liva solo project coming sooner than you think.

New @realabliva project dropping soon… #BornInNotSwornIn

A video posted by Akhen Wilson (iCan) (@versaceaki) on

Previously: Akhen – It’s Up To You (Video) | Akhen, Ab-Liva & Jahlil Beats – Red Leather (Video)

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Premiere: Rashad – I Thought About Leaving

Friday, May 22nd, 2015

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Columbus, Ohio-bred producer/singer Rashad is finishing up his forthcoming sophomore studio album, The Quiet Loud and decided to release an audio offering from the project today.

Self-produced by the Elev8tor Music musician, “I Thought About Leaving” has Shad describing the dilemmas many go through in a relationship and the temptations of separating from the one they claim to love. Combat Jack recently gave fans a taste of the song on his podcast earlier this month and now NahRight brings it to you officially. Stream the seductive track below and be on the lookout for Quiet Loud this summer.

Previously: Made in Ohio: Stalley & Rashad on Ohio Culture and Music | Video: Stalley ft. Rashad – Chevelle

FrapBoyz – FrapCity (EP)

Monday, May 4th, 2015

The FrapBoyz are a rap duo consisting of rappers B.Cliff and Young Troy hailing from Montreal’s Park Ex (PX) neighborhood. One of their videos went viral (by Canadian rap standards) last summer and they’re back with 4-5 new tracks on the FrapCity EP, premiered by Noisey.

“Cocaine” was actually the first song of theirs that caught my ear last September and I happened to be walking in the session when they cut “Addibted”, which are my favorite tracks on the project along with Young Troy’s “All My Dogs”. Listen to B.Cliff’s “Grindin” freestyle that’s been getting some steady love below.

Artwork shot by Paul Labonté.

Shouts to Slava.

Hit the jump to watch the video for “Work”, the bonus track on the EP, and another loosie “Tell Em Nothin” that recently got its own visual under it.

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