PRHYME – PRHYME 2

Slaughterhouse Rapper Royce Da 5’9 and legendary producer DJ Premier come together for a follow-up to their collaborative debut ‘PRhyme‘.  ‘PRhyme 2’ is released on the duo’s own label PRhyme Records and marks 3 years since the release of their first eponymous album.  Last year Royce promised that “every beat on PRhyme 2 has a…

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 – FORBIDDEN KNOWLEDGE [FT. BIG K.R.I.T.]

Par for the course for great new music, Zane Lowe gave Raury’s new single ‘Forbidden Knowledge’ its first spin on his Beats 1 show.  The track sees Atlanta’s Indigo Child team up with Mississippi MC and self-professed King Of The South, Big K.R.I.T.  Speaking about the Malay-produced track, Raury says: ‘It’s about the nature of man.  It’s about…

THE PROVINCE PLAYLIST – NOVEMBER 2014

What a month it’s been!  Big Dada have given us new albums from from Dels and Wiley, we’ve heard the first track from PRhyme [Royce Da 5’9 & DH Premier], and Hudson Mohawke enlisted Pusha T, Future, Travi$ Scott and French Montana for the remix of ‘Chimes‘.  All that, and we haven’t even mentioned the new Wu-Tang Clan…

BIG K.R.I.T. – CADILLACTICA

“Hotly anticipated” is a phrase all too often used when an album drops, but in the case of Big K.R.I.T.’s ‘Cadillactica’ it’s definitely justified.  The project has been in the works for a long time, and Hip Hop heads expect a hell of a lot from the Mississippi MC.  After dropping ‘Soul Food‘ [ft. Raphael…

THE PROVINCE PLAYLIST – OCTOBER 2014

October has been a big month: BadBadNotGood and Ghostface Killah announced a collaborative album with new track ‘Gunshowers‘, Mac Miller signed to Warner and released a new track, and Flatbush Zombies & Underachievers united as ‘Clockwork Indigo‘.  Not only that, but we’ve seen new projects drop from the likes of Black Milk, Childish Gambino, Run The Jewels, Baauer and Vince…

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…

BIG K.R.I.T. – SEE ME ON TOP VOL. 4

Big K.R.I.T. gave us a taster of his brand new mixtape ‘See Me On Top Vol.4’ in the form of two new tracks on his SoundCloud: the triumphant ‘What’s Next’ and the characteristically Southern ‘Drinker’s Club’.  Both self-produced, the former sees KRIT discuss where he’s got to, his appetite for what’s next, and the plight of a…

BIG K.R.I.T. – MT. OLYMPUS

Big K.R.I.T. reached half a million followers on Twitter this week, so he decided to release the first track from his upcoming album.  ‘Mt. Olympus sees Big K.RI.T. exploring his impressive lyrical ability whilst celebrating what he has done for Southern Rap thusfar.  Interestingly, K.R.I.T. also handles the production side of things himself.  The full…

BIG K.R.I.T. X RICK ROSS – NEW AGENDA

To kick of ‘Week Of K.R.I.T.’, the Mississippi native drops the self-produced, Rick Ross featured ‘New Agenda’.  The beat is trappy enough to suit both talents, K.R.I.T. sounds completely at home on his own beat, while Rick Ross sounds like, well, Rick Ross.  Stream below via SoundCloud, and stay tuned for more from #WeekOfKRIT.