KOKOROKO, Yves Jarvis and the Geronimus Brothers kick off this Mixtape Monday with fresh new tunes.
KOKOROKO drops their self-titled EP, Yves Jarvis delivers his evocative The Same But By Different Means album and the Geronimus Brothers drop their latest contribution to Jakarta Records’ Dubplate series. Lord Byron follows with 33.
Newcomer Speed Walton makes a splash and Jengi drops the RARE EP. D. Brash follows with Chicaghost, Rome Streetz and Futurewave team on Headcrack, Cali collective Ta-Yo debut with Photos From Panorama City and Ozadya drops Faune & Flore.
KOKOROKO – KOKOROKO
London afrobeat collective KOKOROKO drop their self-titled, four-track EP ahead of their highly-anticipated forthcoming album. This is not idle music!
Yves Jarvis – The Same But By Different Means
Yves Jarvis (fka Unblonde) represents for Montreal with the prismatic, experimental twenty-two track album The Same But By Different Means.
Geronimus Brothers – Dubplate #15: Anti-Capitalist Love Notes
Michigan representatives the Geronimus Brothers drop their second contribution to Jakarta Records’ Dubplate Series with the arrival of the Anti-Capitalist Love Notes EP.
Lord Byron – 33
Dallas spitter Lord Byron levitates across heavy percussion and lush soul samples on his latest six-track simply titled 33.
Speed Walton – Real Name Speed
Cincinnati’s own Speed Walton puts on for the Midwest and Javotti Media with ace lyricism across his debut titled Real Name Speed.
Netherlands producer Jengi follows the Colors EP and the more recent Rare Remixes with the four-track RARE EP.
D. Brash – Chicaghost
The good folks at Big Ghost Limited are back with another winner in the form of Chicaghost by D. Brash. This is eleven tracks of heat worth turning up.
Rome Streetz x Futurewave – Headcrack
Rome Streetz teams with Toronto producer Futurewave on the follow-up to Streetz Keep Calling Me and Street Farmacy titled Headcrack.
Ta-Yo – Photos From Panorama City
Angeleno rap collective Ta-Yo drops their experimental debut titled Photos From Panorama City led by Fresno-bred spitter Teedamac. Guests include JSTNX and Waste.
Ozadya – Faune & Flore
Indie collective Ozadya drops the dance-ready, eleven-track Faune & Flore album featuring appearances from Dealead and Shen.
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.