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BIG K.R.I.T. – RAPHAEL SAADIQ

The latest morsel from Big K.R.I.T.’s forthcoming album ‘Cadillactica’ comes in the form of ‘Soul Food’.  Ever since the release of the tracklist, a collaborative track with Soul singer Raphael Saadiq has been a particularly tantalising prospect.  Now it’s hear, the track doesn’t disappoint, both artists contributing to a track with plenty of Southern hospitality, even if Krizzle’s…

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RUN THE JEWELS – BLOCKBUSTER NIGHT PT. 2

Run The Jewels’ second album, ‘Run The Jewels 2‘, is officially out today after being made available to stream last week.  The bonus track to the project comes in the form of the follow-up to album teaser ‘Blockbuster Night Pt. 1‘, this one featuring Ratking’s Wiki and Queens MC Despot.  Stream below via SoundCloud.

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BAAUER – ONE TOUCH [FT. ALUNAGEORGE & RAE SREMMURD]

Trap maestro Baauer announces the imminent arrival of his upcoming EP, ‘ß’ [November 4], with a new track released via LuckyMe.  The track is entitled ‘One Touch’, and features UK duo AlunaGeorge on production assistance and vocals, while Mississippi Rap duo Rae Sremmurd lend a couple of verses.  Baauer had this to say about ‘ß': “You pronounce…

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COOKIN’ SOUL – SOULMATIC INSTRUMENTALS

Following the original ‘Soulmatic‘ mixtape, on which the Spanish DJ duo teamed up with Nas to pay tribute to ‘Illmatic’, Cookin’ Soul release the instrumental version of the project.  In their own words, the vision for the project was “not to just remix ‘Illmatic’ as such. Actually Soulmatic only contains 4 remixes from the original album… Also…

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RUN THE JEWELS – RUN THE JEWELS 2

  Collectively known as Run The Jewels, Killer Mike & El-P surprise fans by releasing their second collaborative album a few days before its official release date [October 27].  The follow-up to their self-titled debut features contributions from BOOTS, Diane Coffee, Travis Barker, Zack De La Rocha and Gangsta Boo, and follows singles ‘Blockbuster Night Pt. 1‘,…

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RATKING – COCOA 88 [VIDEO]

After already releasing videos for ‘Canal‘, and ‘So It Goes‘, Ratking release a third visual from their ‘So It Goes’ album.  As per usual from the Harlem trio, the video depicts the same inner city grittiness as the album itself.  Stream the Alon Sicherman-produced video below via YouTube.

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OCEAÁN – VERITAS

Having been fans of the UK vocalist/producer since his debut EP, we’re hugely excited by the news of his upcoming EP, ‘The Grip, as well as new track ‘Veritas’.  The single shuffles and glitches along with the kind of understated Funk that Metronomy are known for.  Stream the latest from the Manchester-based artist below via SoundCloud.