Kemba – No You Ain’t

Tuesday, January 30th, 2018

Kemba returns with a new remix of Grime artist JME’s “No You Ain’t”. Check it out below where I’ve also included the previously released “LoveGoes.”

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Kemba – Delivert (Prod. by Thelonius Martin)

Thursday, November 2nd, 2017

Kemba doesn’t drop new shit everyday, but when he does resurface the wait is usually justified. Check out the soulful “Delivert” below and get up on his 2016 project Negus if you haven’t already. Salute to Thelonius Martin for making this sample weep.

Listen below.

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Video: Kemba – Caesar’s Rise

Wednesday, May 31st, 2017

Kemba is back with “Ceasar’s Rise,” the latest video from his Negus album. The clip follows three friends through a day of trouble-making that quickly escalates into a deadly confrontation.

Previously: Kemba – Greed (Video)

Video: Kemba – Greed

Wednesday, April 19th, 2017

Check out “Greed,” the latest video from Kemba (formerly YC The Cynic) in support of his Negus project. Incidentally, today is the third anniversary of our Illmatic20 mixtape with UPNORTHTRIPS, so why not check out Kemba’s take on Nas’ “Halftime” that he blessed us with back in 2014.

Previously: Kemba – Already (Video)

Video: Kemba – Already

Wednesday, February 8th, 2017

Kemba returns with his new video for “Already”, from the Negus album which arrived back in July of 2016. Watch above and then check out his new interview with FADER where he speaks on getting pulled on stage to freestyle by Kendrick Lamar during a show last winter, his name change from YC The Cynic and how a trip to Ferguson inspired Negus. My sincerest condolences go out to the homie on the recent losses of his moms and aunt.

Previously: Kemba – Negus (Album Stream)

Kemba – Negus (Album Stream)

Friday, July 22nd, 2016


Since changing his name to Kemba earlier this year, the artist formerly known as YC The Cynic has been in an ill creative zone. Pretty much all of the teaser tracks from his new album Negus have been on another level and today he officially drops the Frank Drake produced project that was 3 years in the making.

Enjoy a full Soundcloud stream below and head over to Bandcamp to name your price for a download.

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Kemba – Greed

Tuesday, July 19th, 2016


Man, everything Kemba has dropped since the name change has been flames. This new one, “Greed”, might be the best one yet. This is the final leak from the Negus album ahead of its release this coming Friday. Produced by Frank Drake.

Listen below.

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Kemba – Already

Thursday, June 2nd, 2016


Here’s a new one from Kemba (formerly YC The Cynic), over a head ringer by Frank Drake. Off the upcoming Negus LP.

Listen below.

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Kemba – The New Black Theory

Tuesday, May 17th, 2016


With the release of The Farewell Tape last month, the artist formerly known as YC The Cynic closed the book on one chapter of his career. Today he reemerges with “The New Black Theory” under his new name Kemba. This is the first single from his upcoming project Negus, which is due out later this Summer.

Listen below.

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