UK producer, Metabeats is proud to announce his forthcoming June 25th album entitled “Caviar Crackle.” The album is completely produced by Metabeats with co-production help from Ed Boogie and the album features guest appearances from Action Bronson, Oddisee, Quelle Chris, Von Pea (Tanya Morgan), Zeroh, Chuuwee, Marv Won, Che Grand and others.
Today, enjoy the first leak from the album for the song “SLSBS” (Sounds Like Some Bullshit) featuring Quelle Chris. “SLSBS” also features co-production from Ed Boogie.
Oakland, CA’s own, Richie, is preparing for his “LXXXV” album dropping on June 11th. After garnering a solid fanbase locally throughout the Bay Area, Richie is excited to share what is considered his best work to date, often producing his own beats and using heavy vocal processing to create a dream landscape that moves more like a film than a typical album.
Today, enjoy the first leak from “LXXXV” for the song “Who Run It” produced by YNG SELF.
It’s been seven years since Snowden’s debut effort, and it’s safe to say that the band’s return has been met with open (and welcome) ears. Helmed by Atlanta-born songwriter Jordan Jeffares the group has garnered renewed buzz surrounding their highly anticipated release No One In Control on Kings of Leon backed label Serpents & Snakes. Awesomely enough, the group worked with us in dropping an exclusive premiere of one of their new works.
Fineshrine is a double win — it’s one of our favorite Purity Ring tracks and Jeffares’ take leaves a hauntingly romantic air behind it. The band’s signature indie romanticism paired with a stripped down acoustic arrangement breathes a new kind of life into the original Purity Ring effort. To simply say that the track is …
The Twin Cities upstart Empire Status, comprised of veteran rapper Muja Messiah and emcee/producer Bobby Raps, are pleased to let loose “Benghazi,” the first teaser off their self-titled, Boardwalk Empire inspired project that’s set to drop this summer. So go ahead and hit the jump and familiarize yourself with their sound.. Nucky Thompson soundbites included.. don’t worry, ‘nobody’s watching, nobody’s judging.’
The origins of Ugly Heroes stems from Apollo Brown wanting to do a heavy blue collar album that paints a real picture of life out there. Not a gangsta record. Not a hipster record. A record that paints life as it is today for a lot of the working poor. And as much as we all want to act like we aren’t the working poor – truth is, most of us are living check to check with moments of glory intersparsed with notices from electric companies that the disconnect is pending. Emcees Red Pill (Detroit) and Verbal Kent (Chicago) lay some of the rawest slice of life narratives in the game today over 15 tracks produced by Apollo Brown. Think soul drenched beats with moody horns and heavy drums. …