MICK JENKINS – WAVE[S]

Mick Jenkins’ follow-up to seminal mixtape ‘The Water[s]‘ has been hotly anticipated here at Province.  Singles ‘Alchemy‘, ‘P’s & Q’s‘ and ‘Get Up Get Down‘ more than whet our appetite for new EP ‘Wave[s]’.  In celebration we’ve called on HueyTheFreeman, top Mick Jenkins scholar on Rap Genius, to go through the project piece by piece.  Stream the…

MICK JENKINS – GET UP GET DOWN

Mick Jenkins’ follow-up to ‘The Water[s]‘ finally has a release date!  ‘The Wave[s]’ will be released August 21 via Cinematic Music Group and Jenkins’ own Free Nation imprint.  It’ll feature production from Kaytranada and Thempeople, as well as previously released singles ‘Alchemy‘ and ‘Ps & Qs‘, and new track ‘Get Up Get Down’.  Each track from…

LUCKI ECK$ – X

Lucki Eck$ releases the the minimally-titled ‘X: Volume 1’, a mixtape full of hazy production to match the Chicago MC’s drug-addled rhymes.  Not too dissimilar from Mac Miller’s recent output, the bulk of the production is handled by the man himself, with Plu2o Nash, SKYWLKR, Bulletproof Dolphin and Black Noise also lending a hand.  Stream below…

CHRISTIAN RICH – FAST LIFE [FT. JMSN]

Production duo Taiwo and Kehinde Hassan assure as that new track ‘Fast Life’ isn’t about cars, but that’s pretty much all they’re giving away.  Born in Chicago, raised in Lagos and now based in Los Angeles, the twin brothers will release their upcoming album ‘FW14’ on August 21st, and now enlist the help of vocalist/producer…

TOWKIO – .WAV THEORY

SAVEMONEY affiliate Towkio has absolutely nailed it with the long-awaited ‘.Wav Theory’.  The Chicago MC has recruited the likes of Lido and Kaytranada on production duty, and garnered bars from Chance, The Rapper, Vic Mensa & Leather Corduroys.  From start to finish the mixtape is full of exuberant, electronic production, adorned by Towkio’s hugely enjoyable flow…

GOODBYE TOMORROW – 100K

We fell head over heels for Goodbye Tomorrow after the audio-visual spectacle that was February’s ‘Jay Z‘.  A month later we’re equally infatuated, despite not knowing who or what Goodbye Tomorrow.  Regardless, new track ‘100K’ begins with the rhythm of a creaking bed, and is subsequently underpinned by a warped vocal sample, over which the mystery MC [who…

ALEX WILEY – ONE SINGULAR FLAME EMOJI EP

After promising a new project by the end of the month, Alex Wiley has delivered his new ‘One Singular Flame Emoji’ EP.  The EP features previously released tracks such as ‘Right Right‘, ‘Ready‘, ‘Top of the World‘ and ‘Sexual Dolphin‘, as well as five brand new ones.  Stream below via SoundCloud.