Mixtape Monday: Rome Streetz x The Artivist, Hooks Arthur, Ohbliv, Roane Namuh + More
Rome Streetz x The Artivist, Hooks Arthur, Ohbliv, Roane Namuh and more make waves this Mixtape Monday.
Rome Streetz teams with The Artivist for Joyeria, Hooks Arthur drops What You Know May, Ohbliv returns to the lineup with OHBLENDS Six, and Roane Namuh takes it back with Zipdisks . Big Kahuna OG follows with Kahuna Cartagena, Rigz & Mooch combine for The Only Way Out and Altered Crates gives us The Yasiin Green Project.
Rummy follows with BETA 2, Ren Thomas pays homage with Bourdain, Drew Dave is back with Jonts Pt. 2 and Krum links up with Theory Hazit on the Muddy Squirrel Tape. The Nacrobats’ seminal music gets a reissue with A In The Square, Maitre D makes it Rain and J. Period blesses us with The Best of Nas [Anniversary Edition] mix.
Hooks Arthur – What You Know May…
Hooks Arthur presents his third album of the year titled What You Know May… featuring Mondo Slade, Josiah The Gift, and Zesto Q.
Rome Streetz x The Artivist – Joyeria
Fresh off of Noise Candy 3, Rome Streetz returns with Joyeria produced entirely by The Artivist. Features include Estee Nack, Rigz, Smooth, and Chyna Streetz.
Ohbliv – OHBLENDS Six
Ever prolific, Ohbliv follows Give Thanks, Bradford Thomas and OHBLENDS 5 with the latest in the series titled OHBLENDS Six.
Roane Namuh – Zipdisks 
Portland selector Roane Namuh digs his rough drafts on the lush Zipdisks  mix. This time capsule is a collection of previously lost instrumentals from the year 2012.
Big Kahuna OG – Kahuna Cartagena
Mutant Academy’s Big Kahuna OG is back like “Rick Fox in the 4th quarter” with Kahuna Cartagena. Producers include N2DeepBeatz, DJ Harrison, Unlucky Bastards, Ohbliv, Zoomo, and Fly Anakin.
Rigz x Mooch – The Only Way Out
Rigz & Mooch drop their sinister take on a suspense film with the release of The Only Way Out featuring Tekk9, Rob Gates, iLLanoise, Times Change, Symph, and M.A.V.
Altered Crates – The Yasiin Green Project
After back-to-back blendtapes in November, Altered Crates returns with The Yasiin Green Project featuring the combined talents of Yasiin Bey and Al Green.
Rummy – BETA 2
Rummy drops a short, punchy collection of slappers with the release of the six-track BETA 2 project.
Ren Thomas – Bourdain
Far from “the worst rapper alive,” Ren Thomas drops rock-solid bars over everything from dusty soul samples to trap drums on Bourdain.
Drew Dave – Jonts Pt. 2
Fresh off of Melaton(e)in , DMV producer Drew Dave returns with another batch of beats for the people titled Jonts Pt. 2.
Krum x Theory Hazit – Muddy Squirrel Tape EP
Krum and Theory Hazit follow Here’s Mud In Your Eye with the Muddy Squirrel Tape EP. The project features tracks from Evidence’s Squirrel Tape Instrumentals Vol. 1.
Nacrobats – A In The Square
Chicago rap collective the Nacrobats are reintroduced on the A In The Square compilation. Open Mike Eagle, Psalm One, Thaione Davis, Pugs Atomz, Infinito 2017, and Kenny Keyz are just a few of the crew members featured.
Maitre D – RAIN
Bay Area selector, producer, and educator Maitre D drops a slapping collection of instrumentals teeming with fat synths and found sounds titled RAIN.
J. Period – The Best of Nas (Anniversary Edition)
J. Period celebrates The Best of Nas –– the 2004 tape that started it all –– with the Anniversary Edition of his breakthrough mix hosted by Nas. The Apple Music Exclusive features new remixes, interviews and artwork by Dan Lish.
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