Sara Diamond shares visual for “Alright” [Video]

Singer/songwriter Sara Diamond takes time to reflect on her past love on the new single “Alright” which comes with a visual clip. The heartfelt song is ripe with Diamond’s alluring melodic runs and reflective lyrics as she runs through what could have been while also focusing on the future with a positive outlook. The visual has a bright and happy aesthetic and captures the singer taking time off near the sea.

Get “Alright” on  SoundCloud, Spotify, Apple Music, TikTok.

Keep up with Sara Diamond | TikTok : Facebook : Website: Twitter : Instagram

Kuf Knotz and Christine Elise are Community Minded

Kuf Knotz and Christine Elise have been making some incredible music for a while now. Their latest album Ké myōōnėdé [Community] is a sonic masterpiece. Fresh hip-hop rhymes with a positive message and live instrumentation. It’s been in heavy rotation for me and I think it will be for you too once you hear them. It was a pleasure speaking with them both this episode.

Plus I spin some great new tunes. Press play and enjoy the show!

Word is Bond!

Chase March & Traffimatics – Word is Bond Theme
Nolan the Ninja ft A-Minus, Nysa Brux, & Boog Brown – 4mat
Dillon & J57 ft Blu – ’83 Kids
Pseudo Intellectuals ft Tommy Quattro – Give Thanks
Primal Winds – Law Bent
The Grouch & Eligh – Train Song
Silvandgold – God’s Favorite
Arrested Development ft Kuf Knots & Christine Elise – The Same People
Eternia & Rel McCoy ft Mr. Lif – Secret
Roving Jewel – Just Live II
Kuf Knotz & Christine Elise – Melody of the Land
Kuf Knotz & Christine Elise – Spirit Walk (Remix)
Kuf Knotz & Christine Elise – Stay Vibrant
Kuf Knotz & Christine Elise – Get Free (Live)
DJ Format ft Chali 2na & Akil – We Know Something
Oliver Rodley ft Akil the MC – The Top
Declaime – Bully Tactics
Shad – The Storm
The Halluci Nation ft Odario, Haviah Mighty, & Chippewa Travellers – Ba Na Na
Timbuktu – 5 Dollars
Kairo & Hoopaloop – Tell Me The Truth
Y Society – Scientist
D.O. Gibson – Top 5

Original Air Date – Thursday October 21, 2018

Buy the new album Kuf Knotz and Christine Elise

Listen to Word is Bond Rap Radio

  • Thursdays 11:00 p.m. – 01:00 a.m. EST on Radio Western
  • Streaming online via 94.9 fm Radio Western
  • With the Tune In App worldwide
  • Anytime on Mixcloud

Download This Episode

Downloads are exclusively available to Patreon supporters only. For as little as $1 a month, you get the the weekly downloads and streaming links days before anyone else. And if you support at a higher tier, you get more benefits, including shout-outs, personalized mixes, and more.

This image has an empty alt attribute; its file name is Chase-March-on-Patreon-300x65.png

Interact with us online

Facebook – The Word is Bond, Word is Bond Rap Radio, Chase March
Twitter – The Word is Bond, Chase March
Instagram – The Word is Bond, Chase March
Follow Radio Western on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram

If you liked this episode, check out last week’s episode.

  • Word is Bond Rap Radio – Going Farther

PROFESSAH-QS reflects on what could be on “THE WORLD IS YOURS” [Video]

PROFESSAH-QS shares visuals for his new single “THE WORLD IS YOURS,” a heartfelt track that dives into the aftermath of a broken relationship. Over a solemn and soulful soundscape, QS takes listeners through the ups and downs of trying to love another individual. It’s far from guilt shaming but rather a reflective look into his own flaws and it’s effects on his life. The visual directed by Rhendrixmusic has a cinematic feel and follows the love journey of QS and his girl (played by Angel Reign)

Get “THE WORLD IS YOURS” on Spotify.

Keep up with PROFESSAH-QS | Soundcloud: Facebook: Twitter: Instagram

Dominick Giovanni finds his path while “Sleepwalking”

Dominick Giovanni returns to our site with a brand new single “Sleepwalking” which gives listeners a glimpse into his life and his ongoing journey as a man. Backed by a sublime and reflective backdrop, Giovanni delivers a solid performance ripe with insight and introspective bars that detail the rapper’s path through the past, present and the next.

 

 

Get “Sleepwalking” on YouTube, SoundCloud, Apple Music, Deezer

 

Keep up with  Dominick Giovanni | Soundcloud

Desta French presents the “Reasons”

UK-based Bilingual artist Desta French shares new single “Reasons” which serves as the precursor to her forthcoming EP. The sultry track displays her catchy melodic style and sensual vocals that cover the soothing backdrop like honey. Her vocals are layerd and exude a solemn and soul-gripping vibe from start to finish.

Desta French is a clear example of the cultural influences weaved into London’s genetic makeup. Both of her parents are immigrants of Colombian and Italian descent. Everything she does is soulful with R&B and Hip-Hop undertones.

 

Keep up with  Desta French | SoundcloudFacebookSpotifyInstagram

New Video By M Doc Diego & Masta Conga “We Want More” Feat. Logik Konstantine

Rising East Coast underground Hip Hop artist M Doc Diego joins forces with French producer Masta Conga, releasing their new hard-hitting video titled “We Want More” featuring French emcee Logik Konstantine and shot by Cartel Films in New York and France. This track is off their latest collaboration “The French Connection Vol 2” with physical tapes hand made by Icy Palms Records.

  • Share on Facebook
  • Share on Twitter
  • Share on Reddit
  • Share on Pinterest
  • Share on Email

AFFARI sees through the “Smoke and Mirrors”

Emerging Australian rapper AFFARI comes through with his new single “Smoke and Mirrors” which sees him reflecting on heartbreak and the emotional aftermath. He makes use of a moody backdrop as his canvas and delivers a spoken-word type performance ripe with regret and self-guilt. He really pours his heart on wax and uses it as a form of therapy for all the emotional pain he is holding within.

Keep up with AFFARI | Facebook: Twitter: Instagram

Chop Clark stays “Super Healthy”

Chop Clark pays tribute to a Ghostface Killah classic with his banger of a new single, “Super Healthy,” featuring guest emcee F.L. and production from frequent collaborator Frank Dutch. The bass-heavy track makes use of the same cinematic sample from “Mighty Healthy” and flips it into a modern trap banger ripe with solid vivid lyrics from Clark and F.L. Both artists use their verses to spit time-tested flows about the bullsh*t they face in today’s world. Chief among them? The police, who can’t seem to leave either emcee alone. As Chop raps in his opening verse: “I’m feelin’ like, man, fck DPD/ These crooked-ass cops ain’t gonna DP me/ Gotta see-see, y’all not gon’ Philando me/ No drugs in the whip, you can’t bando me.”

Get “Super Healthy” on all DSPs here.

Keep up with Chop Clark | SoundCloud : Facebook: Instagram

Top submissions EP4 Oct 2021

The weekly Top Submissions aims to showcase a selected crop of acts that cross our paths. From the best tracks/videos from far and wide, we gather the upper echelon of artists you can find and give them a platform to be further recognized for their works. So, sit back and tune in, and don’t forget to show them some love by following them on all social media platforms

If you like this article check out our previous entries HERE

 

 

 

 

King Tru – “So What”

King Tru shares a new single “So What” which sees him teaming with legendary West Coast rapper Ras Kass. The production here strays from the usual boom-bap and is ripe with dark cinematic textures and heavy trap drum grooves and a whole lot of hard-hitting bars from both rappers.

Get it on YouTube,  Deezer.

 

PSiMiTAR – “Better Believe It

Northeast-based duo PSiMiTAR opens up the list with this funk-laden hip-hop joint titled “better Believe It.” The duo made up of producer/rapper Steesh aka Baron Von Alias, and vocalist & DJ, LKP, deliver that good old feel-good summer jam as the warm months fade away. The upbeat track is ripe with uplifting and motivational gems from the artist while they also entertain us with catchy melodic runs and solid rap verses.

 

 

Senor Draz x Sensei Juice – “Skyline”

 

Senor Draz and Sensei Juice share their collaborative single “Skyline” on our list. The Draz produced track is a somber piece ripe with melancholic textures and punchy drums while Juice delivers an impassioned performance ripe with reflective and honest lyrics.

Get it on YouTube, Apple Music, Deezer.

 

Kenyadda – “Lion’s Share”

Kenyadda shares the new single “Lion’s Share,” a heartfelt track that explores the rapper’s journey through life. Over a punchy beat that samples Kanye West‘s “On Sight” the rapper delivers a solid performance ripe with insight and bravado energy.

Get it on YouTube,  Deezer.

H3RO – “L.A.F.S. (Love at First Sight)”

H3RO shares new single “L.A.F.S. (Love at First Sight)” where he blends solid lyricism, story telling skills over catchy beats. He delivers a relatable tale of love at first sight and all the emotions that come with it

Get it on Apple Music, Deezer.

 

Muthoni Drummer Queen – “Love Potion”

Muthoni Drummer Queen shares her new single “Love Potion” which sees her collaborating with long-time friends and Kenyan superstars Sauti Sol. The dancehall-infused Afropop jam is as catchy as they come with its bright anthemic textures and punchy grooves peppered by the singers’ melodic runs. The visual is bright and colorful capturing the African essence with the exotic costumes infused with a modern age twist.

“Love Potion” is taken from Muthoni’s forthcoming album produced entirely by Swiss producer combo GR and Hook.

Get it on Spotify, SoundCloud,  Apple Music, Deezer.

 

Yakul – “April”

 

“April” is the newest release from UK alternative jazz/soul band Yakul and it’s a perfect addition to this week’s list. The reflective piece is as warm as summer and nostalgic as well with its sublime textures, soft grooves and earworm melodic runs provided by frontman James Berkeley.

 

 

 

 

Moon – “Aint 4 u”

Singer/rapper Moon makes her entry on our list with this heartfelt record titled “Aint 4 u.” The record sees her reflect on her past relationship which she has moved on from. Over a somber piano-laden backdrop, she delivers a melody-laced rap performance riddled with heartfelt and honest lyrics.

 

Kush Lamma – “Anti”

Kansas City rapper Kush Lamma pours his candid thoughts on wax in his new single “Anti” which comes with a solid visual representation. Over a soulful and somewhat reflective backdrop, he delivers a passionate performance ripe with vivid lyrics to match.

Get it on Apple MusicSpotifyDeezer

 

Uncle Fester x Sean One x Monark – “Paintings”

“Paintings” is a somber and reflective collaboration between Uncle Fester, Sean One, and Monark. Over a jazzy backdrop ripe with warm dreamy chords, nostalgia-inducing horns, and soft drum grooves the trio deliver heartfelt performance laced with vivid lyrics that everyone can rock with.

Get it on Apple MusicYouTubeDeezer.

 

Sam-r x Kash Phat – “Aura”

“Aura” is an engaging single from Sam-r and Kash Phat who mix expert storytelling skills over bass-heavy drill backdrops. The result is quite interesting as the pair deliver the goods with their unique styles and insightful lyrics.

Get it on SoundCloudApple MusicDeezerYouTube.

 

Nasz Dawg x Hardstone – “I’M GETTIN IT”

Nasz Dawg and Hardstone come through with hard-hitting rhymes on ” I’M GETTIN IT” a street-savvy track ripe with graphic lyrics and impassioned performance from both parties.
Get it on SoundCloudSpotifyYouTube

 

 

Omega Empire – “Gold Razor”

Atlanta Ga based producer/rap duo Omega Empire shares a new single “Gold Razor” which is a dark trippy song ripe with off-kilter lines and dark pop melodic runs. Omega Empire is a production duo consisting of artists Andy Slagle and John Balak.

Get it on YouTubeApple MusicSpotifyDeezer

 

 

 

Bobby Thibs – “Where Does You Soul Live?”

Bobby Thibs returns this week with another video and this time for his new song “Where Does You Soul Live?.” The somber production sure fits the rapper’s melancholic style and solemn lyrics which listeners can latch on to.
Get it on YouTubeSoundCloudApple MusicSpotifyBandcamp

 

Paollo13 – “Stunted Growth”

Canadian rapper Paollo13 emerges on our list with this insightful and reflective piece titled “Stunted Growth.” The track reflects his battle with self-doubt, demons, and more but from a twisted perspective.

Get it on Apple MusicDeezerYouTube

 

Soviets Jeff Spec x Chaix – “Rasputin Gems”

“Rasputin Gems” is a lyric dense hard-hitting gem brought to us by Soviets Jeff Spec and Chaix. The production here is tough as nails and the lyrics are quite graphic and keep the ears locked in.

Get it on YouTubeApple MusicDeezer

 

 

N0va – “Say Less”

N0va pours adulations on the love of his life in his own unique way on his single “Say Less.” A soulful guitar-laden beat is ripe with his sultry melodic raps, vivid lyrics, and carefree demeanor.

Get it on SoundCloudSpotify

 

 

novethedon – “Feast” feat. JD Hunt

novethedon team up with JD Hunt for “Feast,” an introspective track that deals with the legacy of those who laid their lives for the sons and daughters. The production has a moody and reflective vibe and the lyrics are quite insightful. The visual is directed by Troy Johnson.

Get it on YouTubeApple MusicSpotifyTikTok

TreBouncee – “Then He Rested”

“Then He Rested” is a reflective and heartfelt single from TreBouncee who delivers an impassioned performance ripe with vivid insightful lyrics over a moody and head-nodding production.

Get it on YouTubeApple Music, Deezer

 

 

JoeyBags – “Beloved”

Emerging rapper JoeyBags showcases his verbal prowess on his new single “Beloved” where he shares a detailed tale of his first love being hip-hop. Over a smooth soulful soundscape, he takes the listener deep into his world with deep insightful lyrics.

Get it on YouTubeApple MusicSpotifyDeezer

 

Merakai – “Knighted” feat. Skyzoo, Hype, & Chinch 33

Producer Merakai teams up with Skyzoo, Hype, and Chinch 33 for his new single “Knighted.” The track has a smooth soulful backdrop and punchy drums which fits the vivid lyricism displayed by Skyzoo, Hype while Dj Chinch 33 provides the vocal scratches to warp it up. Merakai is currently working on his new EP.

Get it on BandcampSpotify

 

TNV x Reggie Rocc – “All Gas No Brakes”

 

TNV link up with Reggie Rocc for this chilled anthemic record titled “All Gas No Brakes.” Backed by triumphant horns, both emcees display their lyrical prowess with ease and remind us of the need of having motivation in order to reach the apex.

 

Steven Bamidele – “Tethered”

UK neo-soul artist Steven Bamidele shares “Tethered” from his new EP entitled Uncrowded EP. The record is a solemn, heartfelt apology to his girlfriend who has gone through ups and downs with him. In many ways, it is also an open letter as he pours his heart and soul on the sublime production laid before him.

Get it on SoundCloudApple MusicYouTube,  Deezer.

 

 

Joshua j Crespo – “Reboot”

Joshua j Crespo closes the list with this hard-hitting song titled “Reboot” which sees the rapper digging deep into his thoughts over a cinematic backdrop. He brings forth a mix of bravado and insightful elements that listeners can rock with.

Get it on YouTubeApple Music,Deezer