Presenting 10 fresh gems of the recent hip-hop/ conscious hip-hop, rap, cloud hop, contemporary R&B, trap crop. In other words, today’s “underground” urban culture.
handpicked by: Christos Doukakis
Jthurston – ‘Map’
Hailing from the 82nd block of East Oakland, Jthurston, recently released a dynamic banger of esoteric exploration “about separating from the world in order to gather oneself, reassess things, and continue on the path unique to oneself”.
Yung6ix – ‘Calican’
Nigerian artist Yung6ix, continues making waves with his most recent release, ‘Calican’, an upbeat hip-hop/contemporary r&b gem with competent rapping and crazy flutes!
Ayotemi – ‘peon’
Ayotemi’s soulful single ‘peon’ is a great jam about embracing your inner power and strength. Prepare yourselves for vibes!
Indica Wave– ‘Big Bad Wolf’
Queens, New York native singer/rapper/songwriter Stephanie Escalona A.K.A Indica Wave’s smooth anthem ‘Big Bad Wolf’ is according to the artist “a big middle finger to those that doubt and pray on the downfall of others”. This lady has the drive for big things!
Mike Mitch & Padre Tóxico – ‘Cardi Said’
Another considerable collaboration between Mike Mitch & Padre Tóxico, and the result is a more than decent hip-hop treat with ace flow and dynamic rhymes!
Starr – ‘Sponsor’
Miami-based artist Starr delivered a powerful catchy song with a bouncy rhythm that will get your body shake to the rhythm! Killer!
FEELSOUL – ‘For What it is (Blessings)’
Just cannot get enough from the impeccable old-school, soulful vibes, the ideal samples and the confident rapping, of FEELSOUL’s recent treasure ‘For What it is (Blessings)’, which is the first single from upcoming album ‘The Pain of Blessings’.
Rxtherapper – ‘Blink of an I’
Excellent story-telling approach in Rxtherapper’s ‘Blink of an I’ from a mixtape presented by Dj Pyrex & Stopbeefin Radio! Authoritative and engaging stuff!
Kuttem Reese – ‘Bounce Out’
Kuttem Reese’s new single and video ‘Bounce Out’ is a full-on rap banger with menacing vibes and sharp rhymes!.
Kissie Lee X DJ Five Venoms – ‘Late At Night’
A stunning, ear-melting r&b cover of Roddy Ricch’s ‘Late At Night’ by Kissie Lee & DJ Five Venoms recent collaboration…