STWO – NINETY TWO

To a demand so high that it crashed their site, LA label Huh What & Where release Stwo’s latest mixtape ‘Ninety Two’.  According to the man himself, the project is “inspired by Drake’s ‘Nothing Was The Same’ album which was one of the best releases of 2013, and probably one of my favorite Rap / R&B albums…

LIL WAYNE – BELIEVE ME [FT. DRAKE]

Nothing quite compares to the sense of trepidation felt by Lil Wayne fans after the announcement of the next in his ‘Carter’ series.  These albums can, and often do, represent Weezy at his brilliant best – but the output is anything but consistent.  Regardless, ‘Tha Carter V’ season begins with the Drake-assisted ‘Believe Me’.  The beat from Vinylz…

DISTINCTION – RVST

‘RVST’ is the debut mixtape that Distinction fans have been waiting for ever since remix of Frank Ocean’s ‘Swim Good’ back in 2012.  The mixtape features Distinction’s take on tracks from the likes of JMSN, Drake, Aaliyah, Usher, the aforementioned, and more.  Our favourite though, is his epic beefing up of Jessie Ware’s ‘Devotion’.  Where the…

FLYGENYUS – EACH BREATH

FlyGenyus has released three new tracks this month, and shows a ridiculous amount of promise considering he is pretty much unknown.  The Newark MC has a really likeable style: he’s contemplative and mellow, and demonstrates an effortless technical ability.  Province’ favourite of the three, ‘Each Breath’ sees FlyGenyus match his vocal talents with a laid…

PRO ERA – PRO CAKES 2

Pro Era, well Dirty Sanchez, Dyemond Lewis and Nyck Caution anyway, have just released their take on the instrumental to Drake and Jay Z’s ‘Poundcake’.  The track serves as something of a follow-up to ‘PROcake$‘, their 2012 tribute to MF DOOM’S ‘Hoe Cakes’.  Stream the video below via YouTube.

LIL WAYNE – I AM NOT A HUMAN BEING II

Lil Wayne’s latest offering was released last week, following his hospitalization.  An entertaining tape, it features plenty of trap beats and lots of collabs.  It’s no ‘Carter III’, but it is Weezy giving rap fans what they want from him: imaginatively disgusting references to his money/genitals/guns.  There are some great throwaway lines on this tape,…

A$AP ROCKY – LONG.LIVE.A$AP

A$AP ROCKY – LONG.LIVE.A$AP This month saw that hotly anticipated release of A$AP Rocky’s debut album.  Although plagued by leaks and pushed-back dates the album doesn’t disappoint.  The laid-back rhymes and atmospheric beats that earned him his fame are not lost among the multitude of huge names (Kendrick Lamar, Drake and Santigold to name but…