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Blacastan and Stu Bangas The Uncanny Adventures of Watson & Holmes Brick Records 06|09|2017

Blacastan and Stu Bangas team up for their collabo album 'The Uncanny Adventures Of Watson & Holmes' via Brick Records on June 9th. Peep the first track 'War Crimes' featuring Tragedy Khadafi.

POSTED 04|26|2017
Zilla Rocca & Small Professor are Career Crooks Good Luck With That URBNET 05|19|2017

Zilla Rocca and Small Professor connect as Career Crooks on 'Good Luck With That', to be released on Urbnet. The album features PremRock, DJ Manipulator, Curly Castro, ALASKA, My Man Shafe, Defcee, s.habIB, Dewey Bryan, and MaLLy. Check out the title track here.

POSTED 04|21|2017
DJ Format & Abdominal Still Hungry AAF Records / Kartel Music 04|28|2017

DJ Format and MC Abdominal are preparing the release of 'Still Hungry'. With 14 years in the game, the British - Canadian duo are still hungry. The new record will be released April 28th 2017 on AAF Records via Kartel Music Group. 'The brand new LP boasts the best of what they each bring to the hip-hop community: funky, up-tempo and slick beats, coupled with intelligent, savvy lyrics.' Peep the video 'Dirt'.

POSTED 04|14|2017
Phat Kat & DJ Dister The S.O.S. Project Below System 05|05|2017

Motor City emcee Phat Kat teams up with German DJ / producer Dister to release 'The S.O.S. Project'. Dister's production is a mix of soulful and dusty-break laden beats, the ideal backdrop for Phat Kat's sharp flow. The two already worked together on 'Rappin Ass Rapper's' from Dister's album 'Consistent Knockouts'. Look out for the first single 'Revolt For Change'.

POSTED 04|07|2017
Brother Ali All The Beauty In This Whole Life Rhymesayers 05|05|2017

Brother Ali returns with 'All the Beauty in This Whole Life', his upcoming 15-track endeavour on Rhymesayers Entertainment. The record is fully produced by Atmosphere's Anthony 'Ant' Davis. 'This entire album is based on the reality that beauty is the splendor of truth', Ali explains the album's title.

POSTED 03|28|2017
Ill Bill Septagram Uncle Howie Records 02|24|2017

Ill Bill will kill it with his new album 'Septagram' to be released February 24th through Uncle Howie Records. The record holds production from MoSS, DJ Skizz, ILL BILL and guest features Slaine, Goretex, Q-Unique and more. 'I'm a huge exploitation and grindhouse cinema fan. I made "Septagram" in the same spirit as those obscure and cultish movies me and my brothers used to watch when we were kids.' Ill Bill elaborates.

POSTED 02|02|2017
Murs Captain California Strange Music 03|10|2017

Murs' new album is due out March 10th through Strange Music. 'Captain California' features guest contributions by Curtiss King, Rexx Life Raj, Beleaf and Reverie. Pre-order your copy now at strangemusicinc.net.

POSTED 02|02|2017
Raekwon The Wild ICEH20 / Empire Records 03|10|2017

Raekwon drops his seventh solo album 'The Wild' on March 10 through his own ICEH 20 imprint. 'With all the shit that's goin on today, The Wild rolled off my tongue like alkaline water in the bloodstream.', Rae explained the album title's choice. This record follows his 2015’s Fly International Luxurious Art'.

POSTED 01|26|2017
GZA Dark Matter iHipHop Distribution 12|02|2016

Wu-Tang's GZA Genius returns with 'Dark Matter' December 2nd. In an interview with The Guardian, GZA described the recording sessions as follows: 'Making an album was a great feeling, and there were many hours in RZA’s house, in his basement, and hours of beat playing. We were still in our early stage, so there was so much support from everyone. I was doing the album, and every now and then a Clan member would come through, Rae would be there one day or Ghost another. It was just fun.'

POSTED 11|01|2016
Union Analogtronics & Blu Cheetah In The City Fat Beats 12|02|2016

Blu teams up with French production team Union Analogtronics (OJ & Gold) for 'Cheetah in the City'. Featuring Dam-Funk, Phat Kat, Frank N Dank and more, the album has Blu rappin over a synth-soaked soundtrack by the Paris production duo.

POSTED 10|29|2016
Smoke DZA & Pete Rock Don't Smoke Rock iHipHop Distribution 12|02|2016

'Don't Smoke Rock' is a euphoric voyage that features Pete Rock on production with Smoke DZA commanding the microphone. The album features guest appearances from rap's elite including Mac Miller, Rick Ross, The LOX, Wale, Big K.R.I.T., Cam'ron, Tha Dogg Pound, Dom Kennedy and Dave East.

POSTED 10|25|2016
L'Orange & Mr Lif The Life & Death Of Scenery Mello Music Group 10|14|2016

North Carolina producer L'Orange and Mr. Lif issue 'The Life and Death of Scenery' EP on Mello Music Group. 'In this collaboration, Lif imagines an adjacent future called the "last society," where culture has been obliterated and survival has taken precedence over art.' Featuring Chester Watson. Gonjasufi, Q-Bert, Insight and Akrobatik.

POSTED 09|01|2016

Editor's pick

DJ Format & AbdominalStill Hungry anticipated by cpf
Phat Kat & DJ DisterThe S.O.S. Project anticipated by cpf
Brother AliAll The Beauty In This Whole Life anticipated by wulf

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