Mixtape Monday: KOTA The Friend, SCVTTERBRVIN, Blush’ko + More
Mixtape Monday returns with new releases from KOTA The Friend, SCVTTERBRVIN, Blush’ko and many more.
KOTA The Friend is up first with FOTO, SCVTTERBRVIN drops Purgatory Heaven, Blush’ko is In Love and South African collective Seba Kaapstad explores lush harmony on Thina. Ane ushers in a new era with Lonely Lovers Fantasy. Wino Willy’s Burlap gets a deluxe release and Mickey May drops 2099.
DivSel is up next with DivSel Vol. 1: Variety Pack, Injury Reserve make waves with their self-titled album, DUCKWRTH has a heater on his hands with The Falling Man, Emotional Oranges drop The Juice Vol. 1, DaM-FunK returns with STFU II, Omar Apollo serves up Friends and J-Calvin’s Heart Glow closes out the list.
SCVTTERBRVIN – Purgatory Heaven
San Diego rapper/producer SCVTTERBRVIN is inspired by Dante’s The Divine Comedy on his six-track Purgatory Heaven EP.
KOTA The Friend – FOTO
KOTA The Friend follows lead singles “Birdie” and “Backyard” with the nineteen-track album FOTO featuring Saba, Hello Oshay and more.
Blush’ko – Blush’ko In Love Pt. 2
One year after the release of Blush’ko In Love Pt. 1, Blush’ko follows up with the seven-track sequel featuring Rahel and J Wils.
Seba Kaapstad – Thina
Swaziland and Deutschland connect as multi-national South African collective Seba Kaapstad apply their soulful signature to Thina.
Ane – Lonely Lovers Fantasy
First Look Friday alum Ane follows the lead single “It Is What It Is” with her brand new, three-track Lonely Lovers Fantasy EP.
Wino Willy – Burlap [Deluxe Edition]
Wino Willy puts a few more points on the board for New Orleans’ Bag Season Records with the release of Burlap [Deluxe Edition].
Mickey May – 2099
Rising Toronto artist Mickey May explores life and love on the introspective, eight-track EP simply titled 2099.
DivSel – DivSel Vol. 1: Variety Pack
Midwest collective DivSel represents for Milwaukee, Chicago and Detroit on the six-track DivSel Vol. 1: Variety Pack EP.
Injury Reserve – Injury Reserve
Two years removed from Drive It Like It’s Stolen, Injury Reserve drops their self-titled album featuring appearances from Rico Nasty, JPEGMAFIA, DRAM, Freddie Gibbs and more.
DUCKWRTH – The Falling Man
DUCKWRTH follows his 2017 mixtape XTRA UUGLY with The Falling Man EP, which boasts appearances from Rico Nasty, Terrace Martin, Mr. Carmack and more.
Emotional Oranges – The Juice Vol. 1
Enigmatic L.A. duo Emotional Oranges follow “Someone Else” with their new eight-track EP titled The Juice Vol. 1.
DaM-FunK – STFU II
Four years after the arrival of STFU, DaM-FunK is back with another dose of boogie funk on the seven-track follow up project STFU II.
Omar Apollo – Friends
Following the 2018 STEREO EP, Omar Apollo lends his signature “Chicano Soul” to the evocative, seven-track Friends EP.
J-Calvin – Heart Glow
Colorado funk and soul collective J-Calvin lend their expansive boom-bap and jazz-inspired sound to the eight-track Heart Glow EP.
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.