MED, BLU & MADLIB – BAD NEIGHBOR

Christmas came early for Hip Hop heads when Med, Blue & Madlib announced the forthcoming release of new album ‘Bad Neighbor’ along with the MF DOOM featured ‘Knock Knock‘.  Out now, the album also features the likes of Anderson .Paak, Hodgy Beats, Aloe Blacc and more.  Production is handled entirely by Madlib, making this his first…

THISISDA – WON’T CHANGE [FT. BLU]

With his ‘Based Off Black’ EP due out at some point in July, ThisisDA links up with producer Mankub once again on new track ‘Won’t Change’.  The sunny beat takes some influence from Dub in terms of instrumentation but is rhythmically rooted in classic Boom Bap.  Bars from LA rapper Blu and scratches by Audiosnax provide the…

ALCHEMIST – THE G CODE [FT. ACTION BRONSON, DOMO GENESIS & BLU]

‘The G Code’ (the latest drop from Alchemist & Budgie’s upcoming ‘The Good Book’ album) sees Action Bronson, Domo Genesis and Blu trade verses on some classy, shimmering production from Alc.  If we’re picking favourites, it has to be said that Bam Bam’s verse stands out the most, but all three are sound pretty spot-on…

STEP BROTHERS [ALCHEMIST X EVIDENCE] – LORD STEPPINGTON

Alchemist and Evidence’ (Step Brothers) collaborative debut has finally arrived.  As expected, Alc’s production (this time assisted by Ev) is absolutely on-point: his looped beats just have that made-to-be-rapped over quality.  Fortunately, the team of MCs (Evidence, Domo Genesis, Styles P, Roc Marciano, Byron G, Fashawn, Oh No, Blu and Scott Caan (of The Whooliganz))…