First Word Records is extremely proud to welcome aboard Takuya Kuroda.A highly-respected trumpeter born in Kobe, Japan, Takuya is a forward-thinking musician that has developed a unique hybrid sound, blending soulful jazz, funk, post-bop, fusion and hip hop music.
-> "Good Love" releases... 23rd April 2021 (Digital)14th May 2021 (Physical)-> Announcement on 21st Jan 2021-> Previous support from Gilles Peterson, Toddla T, Mary Anne Hobbs, Bonobo, Laurent Garnier, Ben UFO, Jamz Supernova (BBC 1Xtra) and much more!-> Album features founder of Bugz in the Attic - Afronaut.-> 17,000 monthly listeners on Spotify
Mm..Food is the fifth studio album by British-American rapper/producer MF Doom. MF Doom described Mm..Food as a concept album "about the things you find on a picnic, or at a picnic table". The album's titles and lyrics contain references to different foods, some with common metaphors and double entendres in the "street world" and the "nutritional realm".
S.O.S.A. (Save Our Streets AZ) is a companion album made to promote AZ's then-upcoming album 9 Lives. It features ten tracks, and has songs that are not found on AZ's other. It was distributed in the streets, as AZ was a free agent atthe time and was in the process of finding a new label after his deal with Noo Trybe Records ended.
Mantronix - King Of The Beats: Anthology 1985-1988 / Traffic Entertainment Group, 2019 PRESSED ON LIMITED EDITION RED & WHITE VINYL!
Camp is the debut studio album by American recording artist Donald Glover, under his stage name Childish Gambino. It was released on November 15, 2011, by Glassnote Records. After releasing four mixtapes and three independent albums, Gambino signed a deal to Glassnote, making Camp his first album on a major record label.
Teknical Development.IS & Figub Brazlevic are standing up to scene once again continuing with power moves with the release of their LP Strictly 4 All. The title speaks for itself, straight to the point. Delivering jewels track after track, keeping to their unique and original style. Strictly 4 All is for all with no exceptions.
An official high quality press of the legendary Pete Rock & Deda - The Original Baby Pa Instrumentals on classy black vinyl with an exclusive new designed cover. Tracks such as "How I'm Livin", "Blah Uno", "Nasty Scene", "Press Rewind" & "Too Close" are missing.
About 20 years after his first steps with the legendary INI Crew, it's finally time for Grap Luva's full-length debut-album called "Sounds of Mount Vernon". The release includes 4 features of his long-time mentor Pete Rock. 18 bangin' instrumentals for every sample beat and boom bap lover!
Breaking 11 years of silence, much anticipated album, Butterfly Effect from DJ Krush was released in 2015! There were so many things happening on our planet, both act of God and all the disasters that human beings make. Very little difference in the initial condition affects everything and it becomes a big difference with time and it appears in front of us.
The BREED started the year 2019 with his new beat series "The Art of Chilling". Every month has its own significance, mood, feeling and temperature, so The BREED decided to capture this musically. Guitars, trumpet, sax, horn, bass, keys, rhodes and synths and of course the smoothly produced beats are the main ingredients for this ride.
Trophies is a collaborative studio album by Detroit, Michigan producer Apollo Brown and D.I.T.C. member O.C. It was released by Mello Music Group in 2012. 9 years later MMG reissues a Special Edition - Metallic Gold Vinyl + Metalic Gold Foil Cover.
New York Hip Hop revolutionaries Ced-Gee, Kool Keith, Moe Luv and T.R. Love, known as Ultramagnetic Mc’s dropped their seminal debut album Critical Beatdown in 1988. Immediately grabbing the attention and pushing the boundaries of hip hop into new horizons, it was hailed as a masterpiece by the underground.
Diamond D & Talib Kweli are Gotham - the collab album is dedicated to the City of Dreams, the Capital of the World, the Big Apple. The city so nice they named it twice - GOTHAM. Features include Busta Rhymes, Skyzoo, John Forte, Niko Is & Nire Alldai.
B4.DA.$$ is the debut studio album by American rapper Joey Bada$$. It was released on January 20, 2015, his 20th birthday, by Cinematic Music Group and Relentless Records. Producers who contributed on this album: Pro Era members, Kirk Knight and Chuck Strangers, as well as Statik Selektah, DJ Premier, Hit-Boy, J Dilla, The Roots, Samiyam, Basquiat,...