Mixtape Monday: Griselda, N.A.O. Quelly, Toonorth, Smoke Dza x Curren$y + More
Griselda, N.A.O. Quelly, Toonorth and Smoke Dza x Curren$y lead off this Mixtape Monday.
Griselda Records kicks things off with WWCD for Shady Records, Badmind’s N.A.O. Quelly follows with Unlawful, Toonorth drops Long Story Short and Smoke Dza teams with Curren$y for Prestige Worldwide. Tall Black Guy returns to the lineup with Remixes and Tings Vol. 1 and DJ Shadow delivers on Our Pathetic Age.
Masok takes off with The Bigger The Risk. The Jerzadelphians usher in the Era Of The Get Back, Kareem Idris and Sadhugold team for The White Gold Album and Neue Grafik Ensemble makes beautiful music on Foulden Road. Funk band CRAC closes this week with a timely reissue of their 1980 album All For You.
N.A.O. Quelly – Unlawful
Badmind roster member N.A.O. Quelly follows standout single “Mo Betta” with his label debut titled Unlawful.
Griselda – WWCD
Westside Gunn, Conway The Machine, Benny The Butcher and Daringer are at the helm for Griselda’s Shady Records debut WWCD (What Would Chine Gun Do).
Toonorth – Long Story Short
Oregon’s own Toonorth is the latest to drop a gem for Radio Juicy with the release of Long Story Short featuring Gabriel Lucas and slowya.roll.
Smoke Dza x Curren$y – Prestige Worldwide
Smoke Dza and Curren$y combine on the collaborative album Prestige Worldwide featuring Styles P and Dave East.
Tall Black Guy – Remixes and Tings Vol. 1
Tall Black Guy follows a raft of singles with Remixes and Tings Vol. 1 featuring the Chaka Khan rework “I Know You I Live You For Sure.”
DJ Shadow – Our Pathetic Age
DJ Shadow drops the whopping 26 track collection Our Pathetic Age featuring Nas, Pharaohe Monch, De La Soul, Gift Of Gab, Run The Jewels, Tef Poe and many more.
Masok – The Bigger The Risk
Tel Aviv future-soul collective Masok make their debut with The Bigger The Risk featuring Amir Bresler and Rejoicer.
The Jerzadelphians – Era Of The Get Back
New Jersey and The City of Brotherly Love connect to bless us with the Era Of The Get Back album from The Jerzadelphians.
Kareem Idris x Sadhugold – The White Gold Album
Just months removed from The Gold Room, Sadhugold resurfaces alongside the author of Sultan Maroon, Kareem Idris, for their surprise collaborative project The White Gold Album.
Neue Grafik Ensemble – Foulden Road
French DJ and producer Neue Grafik is at the controls for the Neue Grafik Ensemble album Foulden Road featuring Brother Portrait, Esinam, Allysha Joy and Nubya Garcia.
CRAC – All For You
Syracuse funk band CRAC’s 1980 cult classic album All For You gets a vinyl reissue courtesy of King Underground Records.
Karas Lamb writes and digs for tunes you haven’t heard yet. She actually wants to listen to your mixtape. Follow her on Twitter @karaslamb.