Mixtape Monday returns with electric new releases from sir Was, ROMderful, MoRuf, Detroiti-Yak and more.
sir Was is up first this week with Holding On To A Dream, ROMderful follows alongside KayFaraway with the OASIS EP, MoRuf is in the mix with S19 and Detroiti-Yak make the cut with The E.P. DJ Lil’ Dave drops the AfterThoughts (Beat Tape), Pixl Pyrmd is Pixleyezd and TheNASA8 drop Volume 12 of the NASA8+ series.
Radio B makes an appearance with Kill The Dreamer, Vol. 1, Coalmine Records serves up a rack of gritty remixes on Remineded, G. Dot & Born drop the Boomsday EP and Infrar3d follows with Rule of 3. DJ Filthy Rich is back this week to close things out with tribute sets honoring The Notorious B.I.G. and Ill Al Skratch.
sir Was – Holding On To A Dream
Two years removed from his debut full-length Digging A Tunnel, Gothenburg’s own sir Was returns with Holding On To A Dream featuring Little Dragon.
ROMderful x KayFaraway – OASIS EP
ROMderful and KayFaraway drop a quick and dirty collection of collaborative tracks titled OASIS. The EP features an appearance from Lou Phelps.
MoRuf – S19.
MoRuf follows the Ikenna-assisted For Promotional Use Only with his latest solo effort titled S19. The lone feature this go-round is theOGM.
Detroiti-Yak – The E.P.
The Platinum Pied Pipers alum Saadiq Bolden and longtime friend Asham Carter join forces as Detroiti-Yak on The E.P. The project features appearances from T3, Ro-Spit and Marv Won.
DJ Lil’ Dave – AfterThoughts (Beat Tape)
The Illvibe Collective and Eavesdrop Radio’s own DJ Lil’ Dave follows the Kate Faust-assisted “I Would Die For You” rework with the AfterThoughts (Beat Tape).
Pixl Pyrmd – Pixleyezd
Virginia’s own Pixl Pyrmd follows 2017’s pixltd series and the more recent pyrmd.skeem with the eighteen-track album Pixleyezd.
TheNASA8 – NASA8+ Vol. 12
TheNASA8 drop the latest installment of “the hardest beat tape series this side of the Mississippi” with the arrival of NASA8+ Vol. 12.
Radio B – Kill The Dreamer Vol. 1
Richmond’s own Radio B follows 2018’s Jesus Never Wore A Suit with Kill The Dreamer, Vol. 1: New Independence featuring Tr3demark, Nickelus F and Michael Millions.
Coalmine Records – Remineded: A Remix Compilation
Colemine Records reboots their classic remix collection Remineded with the release of Remineded: A Remix Compilation featuring Audible Doctor, M-Phazes, DJ Revolution, Small Professor, Diamond D, Cookin Soul, Oh No and more.
G-Dot & Born – Boomsday
Boston’s own G-Dot & Born keep the boom-bap alive with the follow-up to 2018’s Drippin’ Soul titled Boomsday.
Infrar3d – Rule of Three
Lo Thraxx, LLOYD BLVCK and J-Fleet join forces as Infrar3d to put on for ATX with their eight-track extended play titled Rule of Three.
DJ Filthy Rich – Ready To Die + Creep Wit Me 25th Anniversary Tributes
DJ Filthy Rich celebrates the 25th anniversary of The Notorious B.I.G.’s seminal Ready To Die album and Ill Al Skratch’s Creep Wit Me with a pair of tribute mixes.
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.