The lineup this Mixtape Monday features new music from Jyoti, Subvert Labs, JSOUL, Flat Stanley, Drew Dave and more.
Georgia Anne Muldrow makes a triumphant return as Jyoti with Mama You Can Bet, Subvert Labs drops Subvert Vol. 1, JSOUL gives us Levels, Flat Stanley follows with Metamorphasis and Drew Dave is OfThaEssence. YL + Zoomo are Born Again, Kiezin returns with Can’t Stop Us and Emilio Craig makes the cut with Robbery At Blockbuster.
The Other Guys return with Summer In Analog: Season 2, No Tourists drop Guerilla, The Deli, Es-K & Jansport J team on Amparo, and Kevin A drops back in with Aloubaéra. Marques Martin is Brave & Afraid, Alsogood and Kuranes link for My Friend, Tay Shakir is Thankful, Mordecai and Five Steez drop HeatRockz 2.0 and J NICS closes with Escape.
Jyoti – Mama You Can Bet
Georgia Anne Muldrow is back in ensemble form as Jyoti with the follow-up to Ocotea and Denderah titled Mama You Can Bet.
Subvert Labs – Subvert Vol. 1
FarFetched, Smoke Signal Studios, and the Center for Third World Organizing join forces as Subvert Labs to combine music and activism on Subvert Volume 1. Saint Louis stand up.
JSOUL – Levels
A triple threat on the track, Baltimore’s own JSOUL follows the 2019 standout Neutronic Suite with his latest titled Levels for Inner Tribe Records.
Flat Stanley – Metamorphasis
Flat Stanley follows If Not Now, When? with the brooding and ethereal, eight-track project Metamorphasis.
Drew Dave – OfThaEssence
Back with brand new jonts to shake the quarantine blues, Drew Dave follows Focused and Solitude with OfThaEssence.
YL + Zoomo – Born Again
Representing the best of New York City, YL follows Alone Time with Born Again produced entirely by Zoomo.
Kiezin – Can’t Stop Us
Fresh off of We Still Here and We Strong, Kiezin is back on deck with a fresh batch of flips titled Can’t Stop Us.
Emilio Craig – Robbery At Blockbuster
Representing gritty New York City, Emilio Craig drops a flawless collection of real life raps on Robbery At Blockbuster produced by iamT2.
The Other Guys – Summer In Analog: Season 2
The Other Guys are back in the rotation with the follow-up to Summer In Analog and their more recent Spring… edition titled Summer In Analog: Season 2.
No Tourists – Guerilla
Toronto’s own No Tourists drop an absolute burner with the arrival of the buzzing drill, grime and dancehall-inspired Guerilla EP.
The Deli x Es-K + Jansport J – Amparo
The Deli, Es-K & Jansport J capture the raw energy of Spain on their collaborative album Amparo featuring Ødyssee, Maple Syrup, Gadget, saib, Slim Jeff, Wezt MAAD and Jay BNDCKS.
Kevin A – Aloubaéra: The Lost Levels of Tropic
The one and only Kevin A is back to follow the 2019 standout Tropic with his latest titled Aloubaéra: The Lost Levels of Tropic.
Marques Martin – Brave & Afraid
Marques Martin follows lead singles “Hailey” and “Candy” with a surreal and emotionally dense collection of sonic landscapes titled Brave & Afraid.
Alsogood x Kuranes – My Friend
Alsogood and Kuranes make waves on the collaborative, mostly-instrumental tape My Friend featuring Emanuele Triglia.
Tay Shakir – Thankful
Baltimore representative Tay Shakir returns to the lineup with the introspective follow-up to his 2019 album Progress titled Thankful.
Five Steez x Mordecai – HeatRockz 2.0
Commander In Chief, Five Steez puts on for Kingston with the chilling and atmospheric HeatRockz 2.0 produced entirely by Mordecai.
J NICS – Escape
Reporting live from the city of Miami, J NICS drops one for the ages with the release of his prismatic, eleven-track album Escape.
Karas Lamb writes and digs for tunes you haven’t heard yet. She wants to listen to your music. Follow her on Twitter @karaslamb.