13 years in the making, Jay Elec’s debut album has finally emerged and it’s basically the Ye-less Watch The Thrones sequel none of us saw coming. While there’s lots of unpacking to do over repeated runs, the album’s regal self-produced opening is as much a testament to the rapper’s pen as his ear.
Not-so-quietly establishing herself as one of hip-hop’s most jolting MCs over a handful of recent features, the Brooklyn rapper breaks out with a blistering performance from her newly released project, CON$TRUCTION 002: The Caution Tape.
The rap veteran returns with a batch of boastful jabs on this glistening cut from his new album, CBD.
What began as a double-sided collaboration with Alchemist has bloomed into a full-length. Out today, this standout from Two4one features a fit of wordplay from the Compton and Buffalo rappers over a brawny loop from Harry Fraud (doing one helluva Madlib.)
On the lead single from her forthcoming project, Forever, Ya Girl, the New York singer stacks shifty harmonies over a warm, warped, and spacious production.
A gritty scam rap anthem from the Bay Area artist whose joint tour with Thundercat could be one of the more tragic coronavirus-related postponements.
A chanted melody over sparse, but no less piercing, piano chords, the closing track on the Charleston artist’s new project, Weight, haunts and howls its way into your head. And it may never leave.
The dream of a scorching post-quarantine summer incarnate.
Pulling a page from John Mayer’s trio days, the British guitarist has assembled an unholy three-piece of his own. Aptly titled, their debut single is equal parts unhinged jam session and icy, calculated vamp.
The sax maven wrangles royalty for a booming Alice Coltrane send-up.
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