The Reluctant Voice of Conscious Rap Hailing from the deep deep south – Alabama to be precise, the Chicago based rapper, Mick Jenkins, has been making a name for himself, and has establish himself as one of the strong voices in Chicago’s vibrant and diverse
Stimulator Jones delivers some of the underground’s finest hiphop, soul, jazz and funk.
The Journey of an Ambivert. The L.A. beat scene is made up of a sprawling collective of musicians cross-pollinating that has drastically reworked the idea of what it means to make beats within (and without) the hip-hop tradition.
New Artist No doubt our society is complacent. Is Hollywood’s never ceasing fascination with the walking dead any wonder?
New Artist Hailing from Granada Hills, C.A., Cazal stems from a musical family background, his father being the pioneer of Latino rap MC Mellow Man Ace who is best known for classic records such as his #1hit “Mentirosa.” Cazal grew up surrounded by music, sitting
Exclusive We went digging through the archives… Back in 2011, more 1000Kms away from home, in a lil one bedroom apartment in rural South Africa, bLanc1 sat down to record “Blancito’s Game,” a a trip through time filled with 8bit – TV game/ Nintendo nostalgia.
Artist Spotlight: Knxwledge Knxwledge (pronounced “knowledge”) is a 26 year old, Los Angeles based beat maker. Standing out in a sea of producers rising from the L.A. beat scene, the prolific artist and record collector produces his sound by creating a pastiche of soul, jazz
Created by a self confessed internet junky, always trolling the deepest, darkest corners of the internet seeking to find that which has not been revealed yet. He can always be found slapping a new vein online – whether it’s a blog dedicated to beats or
Late last year saw Earl Sweatshirt drop his first official solo cut after returning to Odd Future – giving us the endlessly compelling “Chum” and its stark, creeped-out video. Sweatshirt continues his transition back into society with “Whoa,” the latest visual from his upcoming LP
Yet another taster of the imminent Overgrown LP, this is a markedly more filmic affair, with Eno’s signature textures replacing Blake’s woozy production giving it a gravitas rarely heard in electronic pop. This is sturdy, gripping stuff and more proof that Overgrown is likely to
Pelican Fly released their new EP yesterday, Feathers, highlighting the work of some of their favorite artists, including Norwegian producer Cashmere Cat. Aurora is a hard-hitting, albeit not entirely in your face, instrumental banger that demands the appropriate listening setup. That means that you’ll either
James Blake has announced the follow-up to his excellent self-titled LP. Overgrown will be out on April 8 through Republic. Press materials vaguely promise that the album will see Blake returning to the “brain melting electronic perfection” of his early releases, “moving way beyond any
Ryan Hemsworth is already having a smash 2013, releasing a new song, a music video, and plotting a fairly extensive North American tour with Daedelus and Salva. Now’s he’s dropped a 2-hour DJ mix for taste-making dance station Rinse.fm. The entire 2-hour mix, which comprises
Straight Out The MOTHER! The first release on his new label “Do Work” sees Das Kapital kicking 2013 off on a strong footing. Featuring three driving cuts of dance music, drawing on his influences to work the dancefloors of both Main and Back Room DJ
As part of an ongoing series in association with LuckyMe, a series of six mixes by Montreal’s favourite swag demon Lunice will air on MistaJam’s DailyDose section. We get to hear the entire massive one-hour mix that features several of his TNGHT tracks with Hudson