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
ziDiiL – ‘tesseract’ (feat. illmana)
A gritty blend of dark trap with grime is the recent collaborative banger between ziDiiL & illmana. No easy way out!
Sensei Juice– ‘CONSTANTINE’
A heartfelt emo rap treat with poignant lyrics and a superb performance finds Sensei Juice at his very best and most personal to date! On repeat…
Trees, The Rapper – ‘Like What I Like’
‘Like What I Like’ is an atmospheric, lo-fi hip-hop treat by Born & raised in Memphis, Tennessee, Trees, The Rapper.. Effortless, with competent rapping and super stylish!
SUBROK CARTEL– ‘Focus’ (Feat. T00M3R, Gentry Fox & Cani The God)
Hip-hop supergroup from Rock Springs SUBROK CARTEL recently gifted us with its old-school number, featuring verses by T00M3R, Gentry Fox and Cani The God…. “Hey Ho!”
Jordan Baumstark – ‘Luxury’
A dazzling soul sample combined with adequate rapping by Jordan Baumstark, and an 100% diy ethos, will keep us impatient for the artist’s next jams. Classy!
Jidé – ‘Let U Down’
Born and raised in Lagos Nigeria, Jidé’s ‘Let U Down’ is an admirable blend of emo rap with neo soul with its main characteristics being its engaging, noir soundscapes, the silky vocals and the effortless vibes…
SSY, ArtJay & Jesscobar – ‘Real Recognize Real’
An international collaboration between South African artists SSY, ArtJay & British Jesscobar, with a meditative vibe, accomplished rapping and singing and an exquisite video capturing the beauty of South Africa. A great audiovisual experience!
Ollie – ‘Selfish’
Toronto-based artist rapper Ollie, recently unleashed his emo rap gem ‘Selfish’ with a warm vocal performance and touching lyrics like the following: “Selfish I’ve been feeling lost that’s the truth, I’m an introvert struggle with my thoughts all i do, please jus let me be I don’t wanna break your heart too, faded memories open up these scars like new”…
Pierce Ripanti – ‘Hunnit’ 50′
Delaware’s up-and-coming rapper Pierce Ripanti’s ‘Hunnit’ 50′ is a fine sample of his artistry with a great accompanying visualizer… Dusty!
Edd Stark & Boosie Badazz – ’10’
A high energy rap banger with a sick beat and some twisted rapping, gives this collaborative track by Edd Stark & Boosie Badazz the absolute “tenner”! Addiction…