Best Mixtapes of the Week: Naeem, Chuuwee, Mr. Muthafuckin’ eXquire, Blimes x Gab + More

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More fire from Naeem, Chuuwee, Mr. Muthafuckin’ eXquire, Blimes and Gab and more this Mixtape Monday.

Naeem kicks this week off with Startisha, Chuuwee drops Hear No Equal, Mr. Muthafuckin’ eXquire is also up top with Confessions of a Sex Addict, Blimes and Gab Talk About It, Kemba follows with The World Is Watching and The Koreatown Oddity drops in with Little Dominiques Nosebleed.

Small Professor is back in the mix with A Jawn Supreme (Vol. 1), Knxwledge drops off 10,000 Proof, K.A.A.N. follows with Blissful Awareness, Ego Ella May brings Honey For Wounds, Khruangbin returns with Mordechai and J. Lamotta closes out with Brand New Choice.


Naeem – Startisha

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Testing the limits of love and creativity, Naeem delivers the deeply personal debut Startisha featuring Justin Vernon, Ryan Olson, Swamp Dogg, Velvet Negroni and Francis and the Lights.

Chuuwee – Hear No Equal

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Chuuwee is back to follow the Trizz-assisted 3.5 (Eighth) with a raft of unreleased singles titled Hear No Equal.

Mr. Muthafuckin’ eXquire – Confessions of a Sex Addict

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Back with Confessions of a Sex Addict, Mr. Muthafuckin’ eXquire dedicates his latest to his young daughter Ava.


Blimes and Gab – Talk About It

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Blimes and Gab follow standout single “Shellys” (It’s Chill) with their highly-anticipated debut Talk About It featuring Bahamadia, Method Man, Jay Park and Iamsu!


Kemba – The World Is Watching

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Kemba caps a raft of singles with the timely and revolutionary follow-up to 2016’s Negus titled The World Is Watching.


The Koreatown Oddity – Little Dominiques Nosebleed

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The Koreatown Oddity gathers some of best in the west for the cinematic and sample-forward Little Dominiques Nosebleed. The project features contributions from Sudan Archives, Jimetta Rose, Kintaro, Ahwlee, Taz Arnold, Fatlip, Anna Wise and more.

Small Professor – A Jawn Supreme (Vol. 1)

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Always dropping jawns, the almighty Small Professor shares a collection of his favorite flips with the release of A Jawn Supreme (Vol. 1).

Knxwledge – 10,000 Proof

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Knxwledge is back with yet another burner for the top of the summer, this time dropping Koko alongside 10,000 Proof. Dig into the latter then work your way back.

K.A.A.N. – Blissful Awareness

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Maryland’s own K.A.A.N. drops his third project of the year, following Twenty Nine and the FloFilz-assisted Lost In Translation with Blissful Awareness.


Ego Ella May – Honey For Wounds

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Almost one year after the release of So Far, Ego Ella May makes waves with the evocative and cathartic Honey For Wounds. An absolute treat.


Khruangbin – Mordechai

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Houstonian juggernaut Khruangbin follows Hasta El Cielo and the Leon Bridges collaborative Texas Sun EP with Mordechai.

J. Lamotta – Brand New Choice

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J. Lamotta follows 2019’s Suzume with the highly-anticipated, synth-driven r&b gem dubbed Brand New Choice.



Karas Lamb writes and digs for tunes you haven’t heard yet. She wants to listen to your mixtape. Follow her on Twitter @karaslamb.

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