Apollo Brown x Stalley, MANSDEM, Napoleon Da Legend x Amerigo Gazaway, YaH-Ra, Deca and more this Mixtape Monday.
Apollo Brown and Stalley kick things off this week with the highly-anticipated collaboration Blacklight, MANSDEM links with Iceberg Theory on Mansy Koufax, Napoleon Da Legend, and Amerigo Gazaway drop The World Changed and YaH-Ra represents Leimert Park with The R.A.W. EP. Deca drops Source Material and David Sabastian keeps pace with Sista.
Tennishu has Three Sides and Ayee Bevs drops Sincerely, Lil Steve. Funky DL is a Beautiful Soul, Fines Double drops Flotar, Kut One presents Live Wires 2 and Still Will is STILL. Shitao returns with the Tomie Tape, Sweatson Klank delivers The Off Switch EP, and LMNOP closes with Alphabet Soup Vol. 1.
Apollo Brown x Stalley – Blacklight
Apollo Brown and Stalley represent the Midwest well with their collaborative album Blacklight featuring Skyzoo, Joell Ortiz and Omari Hardwick.
MANSDEM – Mansy Koufax
Austin’s own MANSDEM drops Mansy Koufax produced entirely by Iceberg Theory with features from 2 Dolla Will and LIL’ CURBSTOMP.
Napoleon Da Legend x Amerigo Gazaway – The World Changed
Napoleon Da Legend and Amerigo Gazaway respond to the pandemic with a timely survival tape titled The World Changed.
YaH-Ra – The R.A.W. EP
Lyrically inclined Leimert Park alum YaH-Ra offers a seamless delivery on her latest effort The R.A.W. EP featuring Planet Asia.
Deca – Source Material
Rap veteran Deca pilots the second installment of the Def Pressé KPM Crate Diggers series with the release of Source Material.
David Sabastian – Sista
David Sabastian follows standout single “Bad Bitch Holiday” with the release of Sista featuring Limage, YG, Jesse Boykins III and more.
Tennishu – Three Sides
Richmond spitter Tennishu follows 2021 with Three Sides featuring Kenneka Cook, Chance Fisher, DJ Harrison and more.
Ayee Bevs – Sincerely, Lil Steve
Rising West Coast rapper Ayee Bevs follows the release of Done Deal and a few Dre $tokes collaborations with Sincerely, Lil Steve.
Funky DL – Beautiful Soul
London rap veteran Funky DL talks integrity and triumph in the face of adversity over classic samples on Beautiful Soul.
Fines Double – Flotar
Fines Double drops the edgy, experimental tape Flotar featuring Bloodmoney Perez, Defcee, AJ Suede, Brainorchestra and more.
Kut One – Live Wires 2
Kut One follows standout single “Get Mine Regardless” with the Live Wires 2 compilation featuring Agallah, Flashius Clayton, O.C. and more.
Still Will – STILL
Representing Kentucky, producer Still Will keeps it simple with a partially self-titled fresh batch of lowkey beats titled STILL.
Shitao – 川上 富江 [Tomie tape]
Just months removed from the release of Mono, Shitao returns to the lineup with the cinematic 川上 富江 [Tomie tape].
Sweatson Klank – The Off Switch EP
Sweatson Klank keeps the joints coming with the follow-up to Jewels From The Sun titled The Off Switch EP.
LMNOP – Alphabet Soup Vol. 1
LMNOP follows the Sara Diamond-assisted standout “Do It Anyway” and double single “Say Grace/Stay Here” with the release of Alphabet Soup Vol. 1.
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