RAURY – ALL WE NEED

Raury’s long-awaited follow-up to his debut EP ‘Indigo Child’ is finally upon us.  Featuring singles ‘Friends‘ and ‘Forbidden Knowledge‘, his first major label album brims with the ‘Hippy Rap’ of its pre-predecessor, and goes on to explore the young ATLien’s darker, more angst-ridden side.  With very few features, ‘All We Need’ is – as expected…

RAURY – FRIENDS

A great video concept if ever there was one; Raury travels the US relying only on his Twitter fan-base for transport.  “Everything you see in the video happened in real life.” says the ATLien, “It was a special experience to have friends I talk to on Twitter be down to pick me up and ride…

WARA FROM THE NBHD – DOWN SINCE BIRTH

Atlanta’s Wara From The NBHD raps with an assured urgency that we just haven’t been able to get enough of, despite his superb ‘If Guns Could Speak‘ EP.  New track ‘Down Since Birth’ sees Wara collaborate with Conner Youngblood, whose live instrumentation is a brilliant match for the ATLien’s aforementioned urgency.  “Working with Conner for…

CYHI THE PRYNCE – TO BE REAL

After last weeks’s ‘Forever‘, CyHi the Prynce drops another track from his upcoming album ‘Black Hystori Project 2’.  The track sees the GOOD Music rapper go over a version of Cheryl Lynn’s classic Disco track ‘Got To Be Real’.  We have to be honest, one of our favourite things about the original ‘Black Hystori Project‘…

WARA FROM THE NBHD – BROCKETT ROAD RAGE

Gearing up for the release of his ‘If Guns Could Speak’ EP [January 26], Wara From The NBHD releases ‘Brockett Road Rage’, a track he produced himself alongside Henry Shoultz.  Explaining the track’s title and subject matter, Wara said: “Brockett Road is the street that I grew up on […] It’s a pretty aggressive area and…

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‘,…

SBTRKT – HIGHER [FT. RAURY]

SBTRKT will release the follow-up to their 2011 self-titled debut on September 29 on Young Turks.  In preparation, we’re graced with new track ‘Higher’, which features Atlanta up-and-comer Raury.  New album ‘Wonder Where We Land’ is said to be far more Hip Hop-leaning than ‘SBTRKT’, and judging by ‘Higher’, they’re doing it right: this is every…