Elaquent, Pootie x Tab Jones, Fonetik Simbol, UFO Fev and more this Mixtape Monday.
Elaquent is first up with Forever Is A Pretty Long Time, Pootie and Tab Jones link for Wen Ballace, Fonetik Simbol is back with OneForJay and UFO Fev steps out for some Fresh Air. VDon follows with Black Mass and ewonee. returns to the lineup with Bootlegs.
WateRR drops the second installment of For The Streets and Scholars. SCVTTERBRVIN presents The Theatre of the Absurd, Jazzy Grits make an appearance and 10Grand delivers Concrete Rose. LeFtO, DJ Rashad Hayes and DJ Mza close out this week with a handful of sets.
Elaquent – Forever Is A Pretty Long Time
Elaquent makes his contribution to the canon of compilation albums with Forever Is A Pretty Long Time featuring Oddisee, Cavalier, Blu, Guilty Simpson and more.
Pootie x Tab Jones – Wen Ballace
Rapper Pootie and producer Tab Jones connect to deliver the Wen Ballace EP, which boasts features from Brainorchestra and Lungs.
Fonetik Simbol – OneForJay
Fonetik Simbol is back to follow Interludes Vol. 1 with a J Dilla tribute project titled OneForJay –– all one word.
UFO Fev – Fresh Air
Uptown spitter UFO Fev follows the standout 2019 album Emigres with Fresh Air featuring Termanology, Eto, Haile Supreme, Jose Santiago and Ransom.
VDon – Black Mass
VDon follows a raft of projects, including 2018 standout The Bone Collector, with his latest titled Black Mass. Dark Lo, Dave East and Smoke Dza are just a few of the featured artists.
ewonee. – Bootlegs
Just months after the release of Fakie Flip, ewonee. returns with the remix compilation Bootlegs featuring flips of Da Baby, Future, De La Soul and more.
Chicago’s own WateRR follows the Ty Farris collaborative Bulls Vs. Pistons and The Honorable with For The Streets and Scholars Volume 2.
SCVTTERBRVIN – The Theatre of the Absurd
SCVTTERBRVIN follows Too Weird For The Street… with the “pataphysics rap exhibition” The Theatre of the Absurd, produced entirely by Messiah Muzik.
Jazzy Grits – Jazzy Grits
Johann Sebastian and DCee Musik are the Jazzy Grits on their self-titled collaborative album for Philadelphia label Fresh Pulp Recordings.
10Grand – Concrete Rose
West Palm Beach representative 10Grand details the trials of life on the Tupac-inspired Concrete Rose mixtape.
LeFtO – StuBru #809
The one and only LeFtO is back this week with mix number 809 from StuBru featuring new music from Thundercat, NatureBoy, Flako, Sanso, Alphafox and more.
DJ Rashad Hayes – Wavy Mixes
Catching up with DJ Rashad Hayes this week, his Wavy Mixes compilation includes a handful of sets for everyone from the lovers to the fashionistas.
DJ Mza – Soul Circle Radio Show #232
The almighty DJ Mza drops a solid two-hour set for Soul Circle Radio Show #232 featuring tunes from Slum Village, J. Rawls, Alpha Mist, Yazmin Lacey, Bluestaeb, Steve Spacek and more.
Karas Lamb writes and digs for tunes you haven’t heard yet. She wants to listen to your mixtape. Follow her on Twitter @karaslamb.