Black Fantastic – Black Fantastic

Label: Soulvember Records Fresh reissue of a criminally slept-on album from 2013! Via Soulvember facebook page "This group (founded in 2012) and its music was a response to social and political issues concerning the treatment and rights of black folks in America and the death of Trayvon Martin. Inspired by the cosmic sounds of the West Coast, particularly... Continue Reading →

The Pollyseeds – Sounds Of Crenshaw Vol. 1

Label: ropeadope Via ropeadope "The Pollyseeds is the brainchild of Terrace Martin.  It comprises a unique assortment of T's talented homiez, including songwriters/vocalists (Chachi aka Problem, Rose Gold, Wyann Vaughn, Preston Harris, et al.) and musicians (Trevor Lawrence, Brandon Owens, Marlon Williams).  We each have very different styles and, as a unit, we paint audible pictures... Continue Reading →

Fredfades – Warmth

Label: King Underground Records After projects with Eikrem and Ivan Ave, it's time for Norway's Fredfades to shine solo! But he is not alone on the album, clutching features from some of the best MC's like MED, Chester Watson, Juju Rogers and a lot more. Take a listen at the bonus EP if you need more!... Continue Reading →

Nick Hakim – Green Twins

Label: ATO Records Via ATO Records "The anticipated album follows his breakthrough Where Will We Go, Pt. I & II EPs that were self-released on his Earseed Records and praised by the New York Times, NPR Music and more. Green Twins is an experimental step forward with emotional heft gleaned from his experiences in the... Continue Reading →

Illa J – Sam Cook

Label: Jakarta Records Illa J let his singing talent to the forefront on his new project titled "Home", coming out June 30. For now, you can enjoy this excellent first single produced by LA based Calvin Valentine.

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