listed previews

LMNO P's & Q's 07|14|2005

Droppin August 19, LMNO's third full-length solo album 'P's & Q's' on Up Above records. The production's gonna be off the hook with Life Rexall, Key Kool and DJ Khalil behind the boards. Guest raps are brought to you by Supernatural, 2Mex, Key Kool, Ariano, Chace Infinite and the one and only Chali 2Na! The first single of the album 'Industry Revival b/w On Schedule' is already in stores.

POSTED 07|14|2005
Dangerdoom The Mouse & The Mask 07|14|2005

The highly anticipated collabo album of DJ Danger Mouse and MF Doom as 'Dangerdoom' is set to be released October 2005 on Epitaph Records. 'The Mouse & The Mask', as the project is entitled, is inspired by cartoons and animations, and will feature Ghostface, Cee-Lo and Talib. Watch Out!

POSTED 07|14|2005
Cage Hell's Winter 07|14|2005

Newsflash from the dark side: Cage's new album promises to be one 'hell' of an album. 'Hell's Winter' drops September 20 and features -hold on- DJ Shadow, RJD2, El-P, Blockhead and Camu Tao on the production tip. Look here for the track listing and audio sneaks.

POSTED 07|14|2005
Supastition Chain Letters 07|13|2005

Yes! Not for tomorrow but still, Supastition's long-awaited full length 'Chain Letters' drops October 4 on Soulspazm Records. Production by Illmind, Jake One, Nicolay, M-phazes and Madwreck. The first single will be 'Hate My Face' with the b-side 'Soul Control' featuring Phonte & Big Pooh of Little Brother. More info and track listing on Supastition's website.

POSTED 07|13|2005
Necro The Sexorcist 07|13|2005

Get ready for Necro's orgy album 'The Sexorcist'. It will have tons of porn stars but also musical featurings by the Goons Ill Bill, Gortex, Sabac and Mr Hyde. Notorious adult stars who will contribute to the album are Eve Lawrence, Katja Kassin, Avy Lee Roth and other niceness. Like we always say when we look at the mirror in the morning; 'that looks damn fine'. In stores August 2nd.

POSTED 07|13|2005
Chapter 13 Nevermore's Asylum 07|06|2005

Chicago's Chapter 13 drops their debut 'Nevermore's Asylum' August 16 on Neblina Records. The group's name may not ring a bell but one half of the group Rashid Hadee has laced tracks for MCs such as Common Sense and Special Ed and has even shared production credits with Kanye West. The other half of the group is Young Valentine and they both 'work together with a yin and yang duality to create dynamic depictions of pavement pain mixed with well-mastered lyrical prowess'. Look out for this one!

POSTED 07|06|2005
7L & Esoteric Moment Of Rarities 07|06|2005

Dropping July 26 on Babygrande is this compilation 'Moment Of Rarities' of Boston's finest 7L & Esoteric. It contains gems that were never released before. Most of the tracks are from the late 90s and early 2000s and a must-have for every genuine fan of the duo. After this, also look out for a new Army Of Pharoahs album, dropping in September.

POSTED 07|06|2005
Rob Swift Wargames 06|29|2005

I declaaaaaaaare...Wargames! September 5 is the day that turntablist Rob Swift drops his third solo album 'Wargames' on Coup de Grace. It's -I quote- 'one of the first albums of it's kind to provide social commentary from the point-of-view of the DJ'. What's more...the album features Bob James, Large Pro, Akinyele and DJ Melo D a.o.

POSTED 06|29|2005
J-Live The Hear After 06|28|2005

A few months after signing with Penalty Recordings, J-Live drops his third album 'The Hear After'. Guest starring are up and coming artists such as Kola Rock, Cvees and soul brother Dwele. The album features production by Floyd the Locsmif, Hezekiah, James Poysner, Probe DMS, Fire Dept., Oddisee and J-Live himself. Droppin July 17: the countdown has begun! rescheduled towards August 30

POSTED 06|28|2005
Moka Only The Desired Effect 06|27|2005

The Durable Mammal aka Moka Only is back with 'The Desired Effect'. His website quotes that the album will be exclusively released to Canada on BattleAxe/Nettwerk/EMI in August. So the question remains IF it will be released worldwide and if yes WHEN, or, if not, will it be sold on Internet? The album features MF Doom, Jay Dee and Mad Child (Swollen Members)! Fingers crossed.

POSTED 06|27|2005
Greenhouse Effect Columbus Or Bust 06|16|2005

Manifest and Blueprint are back as Greenhouse Effect with their third album 'Columbus Or Bust', releasing on Weightless/Raptivism 28th of June. Both artists are hailing from the Midwest, USA and especially Blueprint has built up a rep with RJD2 collabo LP's and productions for Illogic. This album will feature Murs and Jakki the Motha Mouth, all tracks are produced by Blueprint himself. Check out some snippets.

POSTED 06|16|2005
Maker Shooting The Breeze 06|08|2005

In 2004, producer Maker and MC Qwel dropped a terrific album called 'The Harvest'. For this year, Maker is back with 'Shooting The Breeze', a full instrumental album showing off Maker's beatcrafting skills! Get prepared with the following snippets: 'Remember The Name', 'La Saluda' and 'Train Till Nowhere'. It was due to release on Galapagos4, June 7, but pushed back till July 4! Get ready...

POSTED 06|08|2005

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