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
JaySol – ‘Payroll’
A smooth trap number with ace flow and great lyrical content which finds multicultural (Black Mexican Puerto Rican) artist JaySol at his very best…
Pats & The KYD– ‘PK All Day’
‘PK All Day’ is the lead single from the upcoming joint album of the same name by Pats and The KYD, and it’s a more than ideal taster and vital for boom-bap aficionados!
TEYO! – ‘pot dreams’
A super stylish & chill gem by American artist TEYO!. that expresses the idea of pursuing a goal and disregarding the opinions of others… On repeat!
AMOS 747– ‘Fast Lane’
The lead single coming off Montreal-based artist & producer AMOS 747’s debut tape ‘Genesis’, is an alluring soft spoken trap song about staying focused behind the scenes of the music life, with an unexpected switch down after the 2.20 mark. Dope!
Roqy Tyraid & Silencer – ‘Victor Sweet ‘
Phoenix-based artist Roqy Tyraid recently teamed up with the legendary grime producer Teddy aka Silencer, for ‘Victor Sweet’ a highly energetic crossover grime, with ultra dynamic rapping and some crazy, chiptune elements. Rebellious!
Mulii – ‘Temper Me’
British artist Mulii is back after a short break, with a trap/drill banger, and a haunting noir vibe that you will keep you obsessed for days, breathing fresh air in the u/g UK hip-hop scene!
South East London, enigma-turned-rapper VGO recently gifted us with another stunning sample of his artistry; ‘Winter’ is mainly based on the competent, clean rapping, and the hard-kicking drill soundscapes, and until its very last second will definitely keep you engaged!
Caleb Steph– ‘Clueless’
Virginia’s promising artist Caleb Steph’s ‘Clueless’ is an addictive, soulful hip-hop treasure, with confident rapping, and dynamic ups & downs in the vein of lining legends clipping.!
Big Boss Vette – ‘Heavy’
Saint Louis rapper Big Boss Vette’s ‘Heavy’ features excellent, rapping and is based on a sinister piano chord and a killer bass-line. Not to forget the accompanying visualizer which is eye-watering!
Shontelle– ‘Be the One’
Hailing from the beautiful island of Barbados, Shontelle’s recently released second single ‘Be the One’ is a gorgeus contemporary r&b/electro pop fusion, with luscious vocals and tons of positive vibes!