“Bad Intentions” is the first single off the brand new project “Midnight Soup” from iLLAH. Produced by SuNYA, this track has an empowering energy to motivate and educate the listener as well as make them move to the vibrations.
Newham-based rapper Kieron Boothe returns with “No Regrets” which is his third single for 2022 via Cologne-based label, Melting Pot. The Nikhil Beats-produced record is an insightful and reflective tune that sees Kieron coming to terms with the cards dealt him and making the best out of his situation. Overall, the message here is clear as he implores listeners to live their lives to the fullest and move with no regrets.
Speaking on the single Kieron Said:
“No Regrets is me reflecting and thinking about my journey so far, the good and the bad and not regretting anything along the way. “There’s no gain without pain” is saying it’s all part of the journey, keep your head down and keep proving people wrong.“
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“Mitchell 45” is the latest single from 212 Laurent, who takes time to refocus his energy on the things that matter to him. Backed by a punchy and urgent backdrop, he reminds us that he is on the grind and never slacking. he delivers his bars in his own unique manner with some stylish inflections and a classic sampled chorus to boot.
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J Diga comes through on one with his new release titled “Brand Spanking”. Over a haunting and hard-hitting backdrop, he flexes his verbal muscles and takes the opposition and naysayers to the floor. He makes use of his laidback flow and a catchy chorus to boot. He is also joined by fellow rapper 4evastunna who employs a subtle melodic flow.
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Flint, Michigan-born lyricist Prox Centauri is not holding back as he links up with veteran Westcoast lyricist KXNG CROOKED for this solid collaboration titled “The Viceroy”. The track is as cinematic as they come thanks to producer Black Metaphor‘s epic strings, dark textures and punchy drum grooves. KXNG CROOKED opens up the floodgates with a solid verse ripe with vivid and insightful lyrics underpinned by sci-fi and pop references. Prox follows suit with his animated flow and stylish wordplay and rhyme schemes. Together they show that lyricism exists regardless of what region you are from and overall they wear the mantle of The Viceroy or spokespersons for this artform called hiphop.
Stream “The Viceroy” here.
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“Doing My Thing” is a collaboration between producer RaidaRap of #WerstKnightmeer, Thrax TheUpmost of #SurfSolidified and JAV of #SabotageBK. Th result is a smooth lyrical display from the emcees who hold nothing back with their pen over RaidaRap’s bouncy and cinematic backdrop.
Stream “Doing My Thing” on Bandcamp, YouTube.
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After teaming up to release Real Bad Boldy (2021), and Killing Nothing (2022) with Boldy James, Real Bad Man is cooking again—and this time with rising star Pink Siifu. “Real Bad Flights” is produced in its entirety by Real Bad Man and features appearances from Boldy James, Armand Hammer & Chuck Strangers among others.
“Don’t Slip” is a new collaboration between rappers Hefty Lefty and YungFace who team up to deliver some solid bars for listeners to rock with. The production is dark and somewhat gloomy while the lyrics are vivid and the energy flows and cadences really make it engaging from start to end. The message they deliver is inspirational and uplifting as well.
Stream “Don’t Slip” on YouTube, Deezer
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Billy Danze, 1/2 of the legendary Hip Hop group M.O.P. reveals his new multi-track single titled ‘Top 5’ available now on Bandcamp. Over the past year, fans have been going stir crazy over his multi-track singles, ultimately leading to the release of his forthcoming album ‘The Billy Danze Project.’
Although ‘top 5’ is brief it’s far from short-lived. With intense energy, Danze delivers unending Quotables and cut-throat bars. He says this about ‘Top 5,’ “short and brutal, 14 minutes and 25 seconds of amazingness.” It’s fair to say that’s an understatement. Get your copy of ‘Top 5’ and connect with Billy Danze below.
Twitter @billdanzemop | Instagram @billydanzem.o.p
Ghanaian-born multi-faceted artist Selassie caught our ears and eyes with his new single/video “SYMBOLS” which showcases his expressive and eclectic style. Over a solid drum break and cinematic backdrop, he proceeds to stray from the norm with his unique lyrical schemes and aspirational aesthetics.
The visual is bright and makes use of several abstract motifs underpinned by Selassie’s unique fashion style and off-kilter mannerisms.
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