Manu Katché went to the Conservatoire but his musical origins are to be found in rock music. Even though the drummer extraordinaire has listened to a lot of jazz music, he hasn't played that much of it. The case gets even harder to crack when you listen to Katché's tenth album, The ScOpe, where he digs deep into the roots of groove music all the while...
Last Jazz Club, a duo consisting of San Diego MC, Veks, & Denmark Beatmaker/DJ, Mike B, are bringing you Under The Influence - A bit more than an EP, perhaps its a mini-LP! Essential release for any heads who support that vintage 90s sound.
Good For Nuthin' is The Good People's strongest release to date! Emskee and Saint are back with some of that freshly baked New York hip hop featuring some heavyweight collaborations with Large Professor, Sadat X, Cella Dwellas, Kool DJ Red Alert, Lil Fame (MOP), Napoleon Da Legend and G-Roc Gayle.
"Immobilarity" is the second studio album by American rapper and Wu-Tang Clan-member Raekwon, as a follow-up to "Only Built 4 Cuban Linx...." It was released in November 1999 on Loud Records, and peaked in the Top 10 of the US album charts. The album was certified gold by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) on December 20, 1999.
"By All Means Necessary" is the second album from American hip hop group Boogie Down Productions, released on May 31, 1988 on Jive Records. After the 1987 murder of DJ-producer Scott La Rock, MC KRS-One moved away from the violent themes that dominated his debut, "Criminal Minded", and began writing socially conscious songs using the moniker the Teacher.
"Livin' Like Hustlers" is the debut album by American hip hop group Above the Law. It was released on February 20, 1990 via Ruthless Records. The ten track record featured a guest performance from N.W.A on "The Last Song", as well as audio production by Dr. Dre. In addition, Eazy-E served as executive producer of the album.
Two For One sees Easy Mo Bee returning to his raw 90s sound with Emskee on vocal duties. The duo have a great chemistry and will appeal to new and old hip hop heads. The subject matter is on point and always skilfully delivered; whether reflecting on the everyday grind, lamenting the prospect of being remembered following death or the state of black radio...
Soundsci are back with their latest LP Walk The Earth. This is the follow up to the extremely well received Soundsational (2013) LP on Ubiquity Records. Soundsci are a crew of talented and established hip hop artists hailing from the USA and UK, comprising Audessey, Oxygen, U-George and newcomer Supastition on vocals with Ollie Teeba (Herbaliser) and...
Coming off the success of 2003's "Visions of Gandhi," Jedi Mind Tricks returned with the much anticipated follow-up release, Legacy of Blood. Legacy of Blood features heavyweight guest appearances from GZA/Genius (Wu-Tang Clan), Sean Price, Killah Priest, among others.
Jack Waterson is the acid that Adrian Younge never took as a kid. The result, as you’d expect, is both colorful and dark; full of sonic and musical surprises. The creative relationship they have questions the social order of the United States, yet theirs is a quintessentially American Story: Kindred spirits
KAOS is a 10-song score made to soundtrack an upcoming feature film coming in Spring 2019. The film follows two childhood friends, Muggs and Roc Marci, who were brought up in different areas of New York: Hempstead, Long Island and Flushing, Queens. After a significant amount of time spent apart, they are reunited after Muggs serves out a 10-year prison bid.
For 20 years, L.A. hip hop duo People Under The Stairs have remained a fiercely independent anomaly in the genre of Hip-Hop. With their final album, Thes One and Double K bookend a celebrated career with an ambitious full length LP. Sincerely, The P, is a fitting farewell and final celebration of LA’s most respected underground duo.
Hip-Hop pioneer Mathematik is meticulous with his craft. His work knows no shortcuts and the proof is in his finely managed sound. Mathematik re-enters the spotlight to drop his new record ReAL/iS-HiM, the follow up to his buzzworthy LP, No Division. ReAL/iS-HiM delivers words that inform the mind while having feet planted firmly in assertive, heavy beats.
Smif N Wessun's "The All" album is entirely produced by 9th Wonder & The Soul Council. The 12-track album features Raekwon, Rick Ross, Rapsody, Musiq SoulChild & more. Music videos have been filmed for “Testify,” “Let it Go,” and “Ocean Drive” feat. Musiq SoulChild & Rapsody. Smif N Wessun will be touring to support the project, including an...
Chuck D has released his 4th solo studio album "Celebration of Ignorance". The 10 new tracks feature Jahi of PE2.0. We have also learned that he will add new material in 2019. The LP comes with a new batch of solo tour dates, so we will see a break from tour for Prophets of Rage, as Tom Morello is also touring solo.
Can I Borrow a Dollar? is the debut studio album by American rapper Common Sense, released on October 6, 1992 by Relativity Records. The album was entirely produced by No I.D. (then called Immenslope) and The Twilite Tone, with additional production by The Beatnuts, and includes guest vocals from Immenslope, Miss Jones and Common's then-girlfriend Rayshel.