MONT JAKE – SHADOW EP

Mysterious vocalist/producer Mont Jake releases his ‘Shadow’ EP, with new track ‘This Goes On’ joining ‘Shadow‘ and ‘I Had Music‘, to complete the trilogy.  The project is as much a homage to Golden Age Hip Hop as it is a smooth, fresh take on modern R&B.  Verses from Wu Tang legend Masta Killa and Chicago’s Noname are…

MONT JAKE – SHADOW [FT. MASTA KILLA]

Producer and vocalist Mont Jake makes his debut with ‘Shadow’.  Melodically, it’s a beautifully poised and delicate track but, rhythmically, it betrays the mysterious producer’s love affair with Golden Age Hip Hop [as does a guest verse from Wu-Tang Clan’s Masta Killa].  The spectacularly atmospheric video follows a hooded figure carrying a four track recorder through…

JAMLA RECORDS – JAMLA IS THE SQUAD

9th Wonder (producer extraordinaire and head of Jamla Records) releases the label’s ‘Jamla Is The Squad’ compilation, a distinctly old school collection featuring bars from legends of the game like Talib Kweli, Rapper Big Pooh, Styles P and Masta Killa, as well as production from the likes of Pete Rock, Statik Selektah and Khrysis.  Jamla…