DaLor is an MC and Producer from Jamaica Queens NY. His album Week 7 is now available for download for free and it blends interesting samples and an original spitting style reminiscent of Del Tha Funkee Homosapien. Supplying lyrics that question modern Hip Hop staples and provide an insight into DaLor’s personal perspective on life.
You can download the album for free here: http://dalormusic.com/
For all those Ricta fans, his new single from his new LP ‘Snacks and Deception’ will be aired exclusivley in the UK on BBC Coventry & Warwickshire radio between 8pm – 9pm. But for those of you that don’t have the misfourtune to live in the UK you can always have a little gander on the radio’s website and listen to it online. Have a click on this link to find the radio station.
Zeds Dead and Omar LinX present: Victor; seven genre-bending tracks on Mad Decent’s Jeffree’s label. Fusing nostalgic 90s sample-based hip-hop with futuristic bass and cinematic soundscapes, the Victor Mixtape is both a step forward and a throwback to the past.
You can download the Mixtape here: http://www.mediafire.com/?e86352muibj12jj
NGP is a hip hop group based out of Long Island and Queens, NY.
NGP has been in it for the long haul and never quitting as a common joy they all share like brothers. Literally two sets of brothers of Irish and Italian descent, these four master minds of the art of hip hop bring to you their latest and greatest: Double Fisting: First Round Mixtape Album. The second round is due to be served up soon, so we hope you enjoy your first.
You can download the mixtape for free here: http://www.mediafire.com/?a13jduug81auu33
Haan and Sixth are some of the most prolific dudes out there right now. They only just released The Haanshake, and already they’re back with “Bless The Dead”. This a straight Haan release, and Sixth shares some of the production with the likes of Lexis, Terminally Ill, and Pro P. I have to say even though I’m a big fan of Sixth production style, I really enjoyed what the newly produced beats had to offer, and the new ideas gave this EP a pretty interesting new slant.
If you know Haan than you’ll have some kind of idea of what sort of content to expect from this. Although, if you knew exactly what to expect then you might get quickly bored. Once again it feels like Haan raps over beats with the sense that you’re really being schooled, or at least taught. I don’t see this as condescending at all, simpley helping spread the knowledge, and since that’s the 5th element of hip-hop you know it’s got my vote. This style is represented perfectly in the Lexis produced “Tell Me What You See” and “The Gardener”. Whenever I listen to Haan I’m reminded of a lot of spoken word artists, or at least MCs who also dip into the sister-genre of rap. He has that type of flow that could be spoken or rapped without difficultly.
Back onto some Sixth beats with “Africa” featuring the mighty Raggo Zulu Rebel, an MC that I have to honestly say I’d never listened to until I heard this EP. Raggo’s flow and vocal style really works well with this track, and both Haan and Raggo compliment each other without competing for dominance.
Another key point that I always enjoy about Haan is the use of narrative. Tracks fall between straight forward story telling and straight bars, none so more than “Deep Bounce”, and one of my personal favourites from the EP.
Before I finish this, you know I could go without telling you how happy I was to hear Quest Rah spit on two of the EPs tracks. Quest is one of my favourite UK MCs and his style goes perfect with a record of this calibre. Right, now you’ve heard my side of the story, I suggest you get those paws of yours click and get yourself a free copy of “Bless The Dead”.
Features: Quest Rah, Ragoo Zulu Rebel, Phoenix Da Icefire.
R. I. Y. L – The Ruby Kid, Yosh, Scroobious Pip, AC.
U.K rap producer 184 release’s his ‘greatest hits‘ album “Where’s My Parade?”