Sons Of The James, Allysha Joy, Neak, James Chatburn, VHOOR and more make waves this Mixtape Monday.
Kicking things off, Rob Milton and DJ Harrison put on for Richmond as Sons Of The James, Allysha Joy links with Clever Austin for Light It Again, James Chatburn debuts with Faible Teil 1 and VHOOR returns with Baile & Drip. vhvl is on deck with garbage and Witch Prophet specializes in DNA activation.
Drew Dave meets D.C. Cortez outside on the stoop and Oblique Strategies drops Raw Pastiche. The Silhouettes Project is self-titled, Passport Rav drops Good Wraps (w Friends), Tree Mason and Spanish Ran offer W.I.P. 2, and DJ Philthy Rich closes the lineup with a tribute to Phife.
Sons Of The James – Everlasting
Rob Milton and DJ Harrison (of Butcher Brown) team as Sons Of The James on their Soulquarian-inspired Fresh Selects debut Everlasting. The project features Georgia Anne Muldrow. Two up, two down.
Allysha Joy – Light It Again
Allysha Joy explores groove, lyricism and distortion on her First Word Records debut Light It Again produced by Clever Austin. Horatio Luna, Ziggy Zeitgeist, Danika Smith and Josh Kelly guest.
Neak – INNENSTADT
One year after KWESBAAR, Neak returns to the lineup with the release of INNENSTADT featuring Rashid Hadee, DJ Slot-A, Philmore Greene and more.
James Chatburn – Faible Teil 1
James Chatburn makes his solo debut with the arrival of the electro-funk earworm Faible Teil 1. If you dig D’Angelo and Electric Wire Hustle, you will love this.
VHOOR – Baile & Drip
Brazilian producer VHOOR is back to mash baile funk and hip-hop with the Baile & Sauce follow-up album Baile & Drip.
vhvl – garbage
Elusive NYC producer vhvl is back with an ambient collection of instrumentals titled garbage. They’re anything but throwaway tracks..
Witch Prophet – DNA Activation
Witch Prophet’s airtight sophomore album DNA Activation gets a bump this week for all of the short-listers in the house.
D.C. Cortez x Drew Dave – Stoop Stories
Months removed from OfThaEssence and Coolin’ Drew Dave returns alongside D.C. Cortez with the hard-hitting Stoop Stories.
Oblique Strategies – Raw Pastiche
Mr. Brown and Cappo link as Oblique Strategies with the release of their Raw Pastiche album featuring Confucius MC and VVV.
The Silhouettes Project – The Silhouettes Project
Following a steady stream of singles, Hackney collective The Silhouettes Project drops their self-titled compilation featuring Kofi Stone, Summers Sons, Lex Amor, Joe Beard and more.
Passport Rav – Good Wraps (w Friends)
Passport Rav connects with Rasheed Chappell, Chris Crack, Mr. Muthafuckin’ eXquire and Quelle Chris on Good Wraps (w Friends).
Tree Mason x Spanish Ran – W.I.P. 2
Tree Mason and Spanish Ran drop their third collaborative project with the release of W.I.P. 2 inspired by CARHARTT in the 90’s.
DJ Philthy Rich – DollarCabOnLinden (Blendtape)
DJ Philthy Rich pays tribute to Phife Dawg (of A Tribe Called Quest) and The Pharcyde with the DollarCabOnLinden blendtape.
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