Sunday, February 19, 2017
Los Angeles producer Kingdom known for his work with early Kelela, gets an assist from SZA on the emotional R&B banger "What Is Love". On "What Is Love" SZA declares “Break it down/Fuck it up/Now I see/What is love,” gaining a new perspective, taken from Kingdom's longplayer Tears In The Club available Feb.24th.
Kingdom ft. SZA -"What is Love"-mp3
Saturday, February 18, 2017
Producer Spencer Joles releases a demo of "Radio Drugs" showing another side to the young producer/musician/vocalist best known as hio-hop artist Nazeem & Specner Joles. The lo-fi sound of "Radio Drugs" suggest an artist with much more to say.
Spencer Joles -"Radio Drugs"-mp3
Dommtree's P. O. S recruits local talents in Rapper Hooks and Moncelas Boston for guest spots on "Bully" from his new record Chill,dummy. The beautiful black & white video was shot by Adam DeGross with drone footage by Jake Handegard and produced by Makr. P.O.S is currently touring the country and will be back in Minneapolis at First Avenue on March 17th with guest ZULUZULUU, Invisible Boy & J Fundo.
Muja Messiah has a upcoming EP Saran Rap produced by Roc Marciano, on Roc's Dog Bite Man Records. In advance of Saran Rap, Muja Messiah & producer TEK have collaborated on PyrExpeditioN. Muja Messiah's gritty shot at wack MC's on “MCRNM”/ “PyrExpeditioN”, featured at GO.MN 95.3 on 5 must-hear Minnesota hip-hop tracks.
Muja Messiah -"PyrExpeditioN"-mp3
Wednesday, February 15, 2017
Oddisee returns, keeping it smart and thoughtful with Bars on "NNGE (Never Not Getting Enough)," the track is trenchant and timely - a complex song about trying to stay positive in the face of adversity and its many forms." says Oddisee. From his upcoming The Iceberg, available Feb.24th. Oddisee's hit the road this spring and will be at 7th Street Entry/First Avenue May 18th.
Oddisee ft. Toine -"NNG"-mp3
Tuesday, February 14, 2017
Thundercat releases "Friend Zone" and celebrates Valentines Day, from his much anticipated new record Drunk, arriving Feb. 24th on Brainfeeder. Drunk has assist from Kendrick Lamar, Flying Lotus, Kamasi Washington, Pharrell, Kenny Loggins and Michael McDonald.
Friday, February 10, 2017
Minneapolis MC/producer Bobby Raps (TheStand4rd) fresh off his co-write & co-produced track "Sidewalks" with Doc McKinney & Ali Shaheed Muhammad featuring Kendrick Lamar off the Weeknd's #1 ablum Starboy. Bobby Raps makes his major label debut with "Desensitized" from his upcoming solo debut Mark.
Bobby Raps -"Desensitized"-mp3