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Mixtape Monday: HiTECH, Kari Faux, LAKIM, KHEYZINE, IAMGAWD x Clypto, Jo’EL, Reese Rivera + More

Mixtape Monday Features New Music From HiTECH, Kari Faux, LAKIM, KHEYZINE, IAMGAWD x Clypto, Jo’EL, Reese Rivera + More For The Week of May 29th, 2023.

HiTECH kicks things off this week with DÉTWAT, Kari Faux proves REAL B*TCHES DON’T DIE, LAKIM explores Life’s Prism, and KHEYZINE is back with HELL ON HEART/ SIDE B. IAMGAWD & Clypto drop Bloodstained Suede.

Jo’EL is on deck with Hord and Reese Rivera raises the bar on Drinks With Elegua. Odd Holiday make their debut with L.I.S.A. and Truck North returns in A Time of Ashes. Es-K keeps pace with the Always Something (EP) and Soul Supreme gets Poetic Justice. SRRMN and GiKu close this week with a pair of mixes to get you moving.


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HiTech drops an ode to the Motor City’s underground with the release of DÉTWAT featuring FULLBODYDURAG, JMT, Quik Kash, Milfie, DJKillaSquid, and more.


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Kari Faux follows the Big K.R.I.T.-assisted single “Turnin Heads” with the release of REAL B*TCHES DON’T DIE! featuring Jazz Cartier, Gangsta Boo, Phoelix, and theMIND.

LAKIM — Life’s Prism

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LAKIM follows the 2020 release of Gemstones and the more recent blends & bootlegs series with the release of the concept album Life’s Prism.


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Fresh off of HELL ON HEART/ SIDE A, KHEYZINE returns with HELL ON HEART/ SIDE B featuring Solarfive, Iron Lungz, John Dutch, Sageinfinite and more.

IAMGAWD x Clypto — Bloodstained Suede

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IAMGAWD follows his self-titled 2020 album and 2021’s The Eternal Reflection with the release of Bloodstained Suede produced entirely by Clypto.

Jo’EL — Hord

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Following 2021’s RTS & CULTR and the more recent Archestry: Pi, WHEARDS is back as Jo’EL with the release of Hord.

Reese Rivera — Drinks With Elegua

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Los Angeles-bred spitter Reese Rivera drops a gem with the release of Drinks With Elegua produced entirely by Ryan Crosby.

Odd Holiday — L.I.S.A.

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OFFKILTR Circle’s Mattic and Daylight Robbery! combine as Odd Holiday with the release of their debut album L.I.S.A.

Truck North — A Time of Ashes

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Philly’s own Truck North follows 2022’s Feast of Violence and Quick Tape 4 with the release of A Time of Ashes.

Es-K — Always Something (EP)

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Es-K returns to follow 2021’s Essential Knowledge Vol. 1 and the more recent TAPEHEADED with the Always Something (EP).

Soul Supreme — Poetic Justice

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Following key releases, including the "Award Tour (Gettin’ Down)/Bonita Applebum (Daylight)" single, Soul Supreme counters darkness with light on Poetic Justice.

SRRMN — Déjà-vu

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SRRMN drops a mix to get the bodies on the floor with the release of Déjà-vu. Don’t worry about the tracklisting, just dance.

GiKu — nabakufunk mixtape 01

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GiKu empties the hard drive for nabakufunk mixtape 01 featuring almost 30 minutes of remixes including joints from Drake, James Vickery, Eric Roberson and more.