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
Cdawg – ‘Wassup’
An “in-your-face” rap banger, that unleashed all the aggressiveness that we feel in a fight. Super dynamic and with killer rapping with attitude by Louiseville, Kentucky MC, Cdawg!
MachGang– ‘Never Woke’
Up-and-coming rapper MachGang is literally killing it with his latest trap dynamite ‘Never Woke’, which in his own words “is inspiring and motivating to anyone trying to do anything that requires work and will get anyone at a party lit”. Couldn’t agree more with this release that finds the young artist at his very best!
Fieves – ‘Cigarette Stories’
‘Cigarette Stories’ is the debut single by Manchester-based duo Fieves, consisting of Yves Jones & Finnerz, and tells the story of drunken chats and the wild stories you hear in smoking areas. Hip-hop, UK garage and spoken word, with ace production and impeccable style! Proceed responsibly…
Hailing from Rugby, 2U4U’s ‘DRUGBY’ is among the most stunning samples of UK hip-hop and the ideal teaser, -title track-, off their forthcoming second EP…
Pressure Da P – ‘Big Pressure (The Baby Mama Anthem)’
Oklahoma City,-based, female rapper Pressure da P, born Cori LeaAsia Thompson, recently released ‘Big Pressure (The Baby Mama Anthem)’ is an addictive rap treat that proves the rumour os being a BWA (Bitch With An Attitude) and that she is gifted enough to make it happen… This lady will set you on fire with her rapping skills!
WhatupTwon– ‘Social Media’
WhatupTwon’s ‘Social Media’ is an absolute magnum opus about social media, ideally mixing hip-hop with electronica, with addictive melody, stunning flow, and deep enough to seep into your brain for weeks! Pure fire…
Caid Jones– ‘For The Game’
22 year old First Nations/Irish recording artist & the co-founder of PayAttention Records, Caid Jones’ ‘For The Game’s is his first official single and video following the release of the 2021’s debut EP. A track that reveals his passionate, competent rapping style and is catchy enough that will keep you vibing for days. The accompanying video is superb, thanks to Unreel Creative studio and the co director by Vaughn Van Nest, who achieved in showcasing the grittyness of Winnipeg…
TheoryTheRapper – ‘Did It Different’
Born and raided in Gwinnet County, Georgia TheoryTheRapper is by all means an artist every rap/hip-hop aficionado should invest on. ‘Did It Different’ is his latest offering, a song whose main elements are its unique rapping style, the stylish production, but also an immense boost of positivity to the unaware listener. Playful, catchy and saucy enough to differ!
P. W3SH– ‘In Over My Head’
Kenyan, Berlin-based artist P. W3SH recently gifted us with a compelling blend of hip-hop, afrobeats and dancehall, taken from his 2021 ‘Spoiler Alert’ EP. According to its creator, this gem “is about self awareness and believe. It talks about the up and down emotions an artist goes through when creating and trying to discover themselves.” The video directed by Johannes Wachsmuth, was the best way to celebrate the 1 year anniversary of the aforementioned EP. On our radar for his next steps and for high-spirited vibes like these!
Jilly– ‘NEW SAFE’
Jilly’s ‘NEW SAFE’ is cheeky rap treat with full of attitude rapping, killer bassline and a jaw-dropping video, marking a brand new era for the former “red carpet” diva! Wil you resist?