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
Garrett P. Tyler – ‘The Moment’ (Feat. Austin Antoine)
Garrett P. Tyler’s ‘The Moment’ is an excellent blend of indie r&b, electronica and alternative hip-hop, with a super-catchy chorus and pop sensitivity! According to Tyler this treasure “was originally inspired by the first time he ever met his wife.”
Jay Love– ‘Warlord’
Jay Love delivers the goods, with his “back-to-the-basics” latest single ‘Warlord’, an authoritative, old-school hip-hop banger, with dynamic rapping and organ driven production in boom bap fashion! On repeat until his forthcoming release!
REYON – ‘Dark Outside’
REYON’s latest release, is his 2nd single ‘Dark Outside’, a moody rap number with beautiful, soulful rapping, written “after coming back from a night out in the city of Atlanta, that made him feel a nighttime type of vibe.” Addictive, noir lyricism!
V Knuckles– ‘G’z Up’ (feat. Millyz, Fredro Starr & Nasihat)
Boston’s V Knuckles (of N.B.S.) teamed up with buzzing fellow Cambridge native Millyz and Fredro Starr (of legendary group Onyx) for his latest single ‘G’z Up’, a volcanic, gangsta rap treasure, and is a gritty ode to the boom bap era and the G Code they abide by… Hold your breath and enjoy!
Coops– ‘The Kid Is Back’
The 1st track taken from Coops’ highly anticipated forthcoming new album, is a stirring, conscious hip-hop ear-candy with obsessive boom-bap beats and scratching, and some of the artist’s best rhymes to date, and is produced by long-standing creative collaborator Talos. The Kid Is Back…..4 good!
Banquer – ‘SCL’
‘SCL’ is taken from Kuwait rapper Banquer’s just released full-length ‘Build Cypher Destroy’, and its most powerful elements are the distinctive, and unique rapping, the clever wordplay, and its ace flow combined with engaging melody and intriguing vibe! Beauty…..
Pardison Fontaine– ‘Hoop Earrings’
Platinum and GRAMMY-award winning songwriter/artist Pardison Fontaine’s ‘Hoop Earrings’ is a fiery (t)rap treat with competent rapping, and a stunning switch after 2.30 mark. Super hot stuff!
Lexy Panterra– ‘Booty On Her’ (feat Trina)
Persian American artist Lexy Panterra recently shared ‘Booty On Her’, which is the first single off her long-awaited upcoming album ‘Sex, Money, & Love Songs’ (out later in 2022), a compelling, bouncy rap banger with a great visualizer!
Benny Banks – ‘Still Trying’
The most recent offering from Benny Bank, is an impeccable UK hip-hop song, with tons of emotion, genuinely produced by Sixfoor & Young Nato…
Sir Will– ‘Sleeping Giant’
Growing up in Compton California, Sir Will decided to move to Arizona, due to life’s hardships, and this is his ode to Arizona; A powerful rap dynamite with an ideal visualizer that every 90s hip-hop/rap aficionado should invest on!