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
Jetfly Multz – ‘2 For 1’
‘2 For 1’ is a highly energetic drill/hip-hop banger by British rising artist Jetfly Multz, and according to the press releases “goes through a ray of emotions of how Jetfly goes about his day to day hustle”.
Phouelisi– ‘U DECIDE’
A super stylish blend of alternative hip-hop with lo-fi, dream pop soundscapes, about “how sometimes when there are two toxic people in a relationship at some point one of the two people have to decide whether if whats going on is good for their mental health”…. Lovely, moody vibes!
Drive Thru Alumni– ‘The Process of Smoking’ (Feat. Elliott Jennings x Spark Houston)
Nashville producer duo Drive Thru Alumni recently “recruited” Elliott Jennings & Spark Houston for the great, uncompromising. alternative hip-hop banger ‘The Process of Smoking’ with distinctive jazz/bebop elements…. Feeling dizzy?
PsychoYP– ‘MIDLIFE CRISIS’
Chart-topping Nigerian rising star and leader of Nigeria’s new wave of rap music PsychoYP recently returned with his stunning double A-sided single ‘MIDLIFE CRISIS’ & ‘WYDTM’….
SpenDoe – ‘To the Top’
Hailing from the Pacific Coast, California rap artist/producer SpenDoe’s ‘To the Top’ is a pure, old-school hip-hop treasure filled with soulful vibes and competent rapping, and according to its creator “it’s a reflection of life”…. Dope!
Jean~Baptiste– ‘Wonder Why’
Upcoming artist Jean~Baptiste is wondering about quite a few aspects of life. And we simply cannot resist in doing the same with this spotless old-school hip-hop number!
Ghost VnX – ‘Have You Ever’ (ft ILL YES x Big S)
‘Have You Ever’ is the most recent collaborative track by Ghost VnX with ILL YES and Big S, a dynamic, melodic trap banger, full of addictive vibes!
U-NiK StYleZ – ‘More Style’ (Feat. DJ TMB)
A stunning old-school hip-hop treat featuring some of the best scratches we’ve experienced in a while (DJ TMB did a fantastic job!), and on top engaging soulful vibes and authoritative rapping style!
JidScan– ‘Psycho’ (Freestyle)
Born of two immigrant parents from West Africa’s Sierra Leone, and hailing from New Jersey, JidScan delivers with ‘Psycho’ one of the most powerful and technical rap performances of 2022 so far… 2 minutes of this freestyle are more than enough for this dude to show off his abilities!
Jay Gudda– ‘Slay’
‘Slay’ is by far the most powerful and distinctive release by Jay Gudda…. Haunting vibes, full of attitude rapping and an almost mystic progression accompanied with superb visuals this will leave you gasp in wonder “Who is Jay Gudda”!