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Mixtape Monday: Chris Crack, Larry June x The Alchemist, DJ Drama, B. Cool-Aid, Hus KingPin + More
Chris Crack, Larry June x The Alchemist, DJ Drama, B. Cool-Aid, Hus KingPin and more this Mixtape Monday.
Chris Crack kicks things off with Battery Operated Simps, Larry June & The Alchemist make The Great Escape, DJ Drama is …Really Like That and B. Cool-Aid take a trip down Leather Blvd. Hus KingPin is back with The Tricky Tape, ZelooperZ is a Microphone Fiend and Kool Keith connects with Real Bad Man for Serpent.
Recognize Ali goes Back To The Mecca again and Lavarr The Starr remembers Illusions Ago. Royce Da 5’9” returns with The Heaven Experience, Tha God Fahim & Oh No go Berserko and Sunez Allah & King Kvmal spread their Mantras Across The Medinas. DJ Clark Da Spark and sndtrk close this week with two solid beat tapes. Let’s go!
Chris Crack - Battery Operated Simps
Back for a solo flight, Chris Crack follows standout projects Sheep Hate Goats and Growthfully Developed with Battery Operated Simps.
Larry June x The Alchemist - The Great Escape
Dropping off one of the most buzzed-about projects of the year, Larry June & The Alchemist wreck shop on The Great Escape.
DJ Drama - I’m Really Like That
DJ Drama continues to crank out material, including his new album I’m Really Like That featuring Nipsey Hussle, Jeezy and more.
B. Cool-Aid - Leather Blvd.
Pink Siifu and Ahwlee are back as B. Cool-Aid to follow 2017’s BRWN with Leather Blvd. featuring Big Rube, DJ Harrison, Ladybug Mecca, Quelle Chris, Liv.e and more.
Hus KingPin - The Tricky Tape: A-Side & B-Side
Following the A-Side, Hus KingPin returns with The Tricky Tape: B-Side featuring Lyric Jones, Westside Gunn, and more.
ZelooperZ - Microphone Fiend
Fresh off of the January release of Might Not Make It, ZelooperZ returns with Microphone Fiend featuring 454 and Young Coco.
Kool Keith x Real Bad Man - Serpent
Avant-garde rap god Kool Keith teams with Real Bad Man to drop Serpent featuring Atmosphere, Cool Calm Pete, Edan, and more.
Recognize Ali - Back To Mecca II
Recognize Ali takes it back to the dope bars and dusty loops of the 90s with his first drop of 2023, Back To The Mecca II.
Lavarr The Starr - Illusions Ago
Following standout singles “Glass Top Roof” and “I’m Down,” Lavarr The Starr’s forthcoming Illusions Ago goes up on vinyl and cassette.
Royce Da 5’9” - The Heaven Experience EP
Royce Da 5’9” follows two PRhyme projects and The Allegory with The Heaven Experience EP featuring Redman.
Tha God Fahim x Oh No The Disrupt - Berserko
Following Iron Bull, Tha God Fahim is back with Oh No The Disrupt to deliver Berserko featuring Your Old Droog and Jay NiCE.
Sunez Allah x King Kvmal - Mantras Across The Medinas
Connecting the holy lands of Chicago and Brooklyn, Sunez Allah & King Kvmal deliver righteous bars on Mantras Across The Medinas.
DJ Clark Da Spark - Pounds of Tape Hiss
DJ Clark Da Spark drops a gem for the true heads with the release of the analog sampler driven compilation Pounds of Tape Hiss.
sndtrk - FLIPS V2: FLIP-TUCK
Oakland’s own sndtrk drops the follow-up to FLIPS V1: Triple Lindy and Field Kit 2 dubbed FLIPS V2: FLIP-TUCK.
Karas Lamb writes and digs for tunes you haven’t heard yet. She wants to listen to your music. Follow her on Twitter @karaslamb.