As half of Heltah Skeltah, 1/8 of the Boot Camp Clik, and with a successful solo career in his own right, Sean Price (Brooklyn, NY) had a cult-like following, releasing critically acclaimed projects such as ‘Monkey Barz,’ ‘Jesus Price Supastar,’ and ‘Mic Tyson.’
Innercity Griots, the second album from Freestyle Fellowship, is perhaps *the* essential West Coast left-field rap album of the early ’90s. Released in 1993 on 4th & Broadway, it’s a towering, progressive hip-hop masterpiece that expanded rap’s boundaries through lyrical elevation and production innovation. Their talent was ahead of everybody else by...
Hus Kingpin is an underground fixture whose evocative, understated music fits firmly within the lane that fellow Long Island native Roc Marciano blazed a decade ago. Hus released an album called Portishus, which he says is “inspired by” Portishead's music now available in physical formats for the first time.
The Off-Season is the sixth studio album by American rapper J. Cole. It was released on May 14, 2021, by Dreamville Records, Roc Nation and Interscope Records. The album was executive produced by Cole, Ibrahim Hamad, and T-Minus. It also featured guest vocals from Morray, 21 Savage, Lil Baby, Bas, and 6lack.
From Us To You... With Love is the instrumental version of "Jeb Loy" - the independent soul album of the year by Jeb Loy Nichols and Cold Diamond & Mink. You'll find that all of these instrumentals have stories of their own to tell. Some pretty, others joyful and all inspiring.
‘In the Beginning (Vol. 1)’ is a treasure trove of the early works of Declaime & Madlib, the longtime collaborators who helped usher in a new sound and style from the city of Oxnard, Calif. This collection is brimming with previously unheard tracks from this beyond-creative duo that blends hip-hop with funk, jazz, soul, and psychedelia to lay the...
The fourth album by Web Web „WEB MAX“ is a great spiritual jazz work - sometimes floating, sometimes soulful, always intense and a wonderful homage to early seventies Jazz. Web Web mastermind Roberto Di Gioia is accompanied for the first time by Max Herre as a composer, musician and producer.
Kicking off the KPM Crate Diggers series is Conversation Peace, a new album from Damu The Fudgemunk, the Washington, DC-based musician and producer known for his many collaborations with Raw Poetic, Archie Shepp, Blu, Flex Matthews, and others, in addition to his own acclaimed solo work.
First Word Records is extremely proud to welcome back Children of Zeus with their sophomore album, 'Balance'. Following the release of their debut album 'Travel Light' in 2018 (which featured in numerous 'Album of the Year' lists), Tyler Daley and Konny Kon spent the next two years extensively touring the UK, Europe, Australia and South Africa.
Continuing the tradition on from her multi-Grammy Award, record-breaking debut album When WE ALL GO TO Sleep, Where DO WE GO?, Happier Than Ever features no outside songwriters or producers, and was written by 19-year-old Billie Eilish and her brother Finneas who produced the album in Los Angeles.
Edo. G & Insight Innovates deliver that raw, jazzy, and true-to-life hip-hop on their self-titled debut album. It’s the culmination of decades of friendship and collaboration, birthed from childhood memories and the early days of the Boston rap scene. And with this 10-track project, both artists sound as hungry and passionate as ever while they...
th1rt3en is the brainchild of legendary emcee Pharoahe Monch, who is joined by Jack White drummer Daru Jones and guitarist Marcus Machado (winner of the 2014 Rolling Stone magazine’s Next Young Gun). A Magnificent Day for an Exorcism is aggressive, abrasive, often irreverent and fearless examining the world today.
Jorja Smith returns to announce a new 8-track project. Be Right Back is due August 27th and is the first body of work from Jorja since her 2019 critically-acclaimed, Mercury Prize nominated debut album Lost & Found, for which she won her second BRIT Award for ‘Best Female’ and earned herself a nomination for ‘New Artist’ at the GRAMMY Awards.
Second album by production whiz-kid Mantronix, one of the most important acts in the mid-80s hip-hop. Pioneers of drum machine, sample technology and art of the remix. Originally released in 1986 on Sleeping Bag Records, this is raw hip-hop and electronic music of the highest calibre.
-> "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