Mixtape Monday: Daymé Arocena, dego, fleet.dreams, Wing Zero + More
Daymé Arocena, dego, fleet.dreams and Wing Zero are first up this Mixtape Monday with brand new releases.
Daymé Arocena kicks things off with a love letter to Cuba titled Sonocardiogram, dego drops the latest for 2000 Black titled Too Much, fleet.dreams follows with Baskets of Gold and Wing Zero returns with Sakura II. Suff Daddy keeps pace with Remix Boy and Ras Kass makes magic with the long-awaited Soul On Ice II.
M.A.V. teams with producer Cotola on Dust 2 Dust, Centipede puts on for Vibe Music Collective with Lost Files & Flips, Zeroh reboots the 0 Emissions series and DJ Filthy Rich is back to blend the Gravediggaz and Organized Konfusion. LeFtO closes things out with a set to kick off the fall season.
Daymé Arocena – Sonocardiogram
Daymé Arocena mines the rituals and Rumba of her Afro-Cuban roots on the new twelve-track album Sonocardiogram.
dego – Too Much
dego celebrates his third album on the 2000 Black label with the release of Too Much featuring Nadine Charles, Ivana Santilli, Sharlene Hector, Lady Alma and more.
fleet.dreams – Baskets of Gold
fleet.dreams lends a progressive take on Motor City soul to seven spacious tracks on the percussive masterpiece Baskets of Gold.
Wing Zero – Sakura II
Rising Angeleno synth god Wing Zero follows his cherry blossom inspired Sakura EP with three-track sequel Sakura II.
Suff Daddy – Remix Boy
Suff Daddy follows his turn for Fat Beats’ Baker’s Dozen series with a bubbly limited-edition collection of remixes and other jams titled Remix Boy.
Ras Kass – Soul On Ice 2
Over two decades after the release of the original, west coast rap legend Ras Kass returns with Soul On Ice 2 featuring Snoop Dogg, Pete Rock, Diamond D, Styles P and more.
M.A.V. x Cotola – Dust 2 Dust
M.A.V. returns to follow the Hobgoblin-assisted Angelz & Demonz project with Dust 2 Dust produced by Cotola. Guest appearances include Daniel Son and Smoovth.
Centipede – Lost Files & Flips
Centipede puts on for St. Louis and lo-fi beat heads everywhere with the release of the Lost Files & Flips EP for Vibe Music Collective.
Zeroh – 0 Emissions
West coast veteran Zeroh makes the cut this week as his sonically forward, 2016 series titled 0 Emissions gets a rerelease.
DJ Filthy Rich – Gravediggaz vs. Organized Konfusion
DJ Filthy Rich is back to work with another expertly crafted blend tape. This time, he combines the catalogs of the Gravediggaz and Organized Konfusion on 6 Feet Deep: The Extinction Agenda.
LeFtO – Studio Brussel #787
LeFtO is back fresh off of summer break with a grip of new tunes and timeless joints live from Studio Brussel for Episode #787.
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.