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
Haenzel & Briskii – ‘Fade’
The latest collaborative single and video from Haenzel and Briskii is a flawless trap dynamite with poignant lyrics we may all relate one way or another! Hits hard!
Nalij & Kantshes – ‘Cold World’
An ear-melting chorus, conscious hip-hop ethos and heartfelt lyrics about past and present, political and personal, of the everyday struggle and pain that people all over the world endure and go through in life. Welcome to the ‘Cold World’!
K.M. – ‘Back Home’ (feat. Jared Oluwa)
Prepare yourselves for spotless old-school vibes for K.M.’s recent single ‘Back Home’, a song about appreciating family and loved ones during the holidays, and vouching to always come home for those special occasions.
Ray-maN– ‘Jail Noise’
After serving 12 years in prison, and released on parole, Ray-maN shared his experience spitting his rhymes about this dark era in his life… And the outcome is utterly addictive!
Glashrs & Drew Taylor – ‘Where I Stand’
Glashrs’ and Drew Taylor’s recent creation is a diverse hip-hop song that will directly seep into your brain due to its catchy upbeat rhythm, relatable lyrics, and the confidence portrayed in Drew Taylor’s vocals…
MN Cappo – ‘Underestimate’
Australian producer, lyricist & rapper MN Cappo is more than capable of delivering engaging creations full of emotion and ace flow, judging from his latest superb track ‘Underestimate’, which according to its creator is about: “Sometimes as artists we underestimate our skills and abilities. I wrote this song while going through stages of self-doubt. It’s important to remember that art is simply not perfect but it’s the imperfections that add personality to the art. “
Jehdi – ‘Attitude Era’
A brilliant rap single, which according to Jedhi is “a hyped, up-tempo reference the Attitude Era of the WWF”, is dynamic old-school hip-hop number unleashing nostalgia in its single second. Among his best so far!
K.ZIA – ‘I Got Your Back’
A ravishing song of comfort for those among us who suffer from depression by Berlin-based experimental R&B star K.ZIA. Out of this world vocals and smooth soundscapes!
TEC – ‘Why’
Baton Rouge recording artist, TEC, recently releases the official music video for his single ‘Why’, one of his most revealing songs yet as he gets candid about his upbringing and paints a picture of the obstacles he has overcome. Great stuff!
Fly Anakin– ‘Ghost’ (feat. Nickelus F)
Fresh off his European tour run with Pink Siifu, Fly Anakin shares new single & video with Nickelus F ‘Ghost’. This great freestyle prepares the ground for Fly Anakin’s forthcoming LP, slated for release via Lex Records in early 2022…