AESOP ROCK – THE BLOB

It was thanks to El-P that we realised we loved Aesop Rock’s irreverent rhymes and mad beats, and we thank him for it!  The latest drop to comes from Aesop in his capacity as producer – a mixture of offcut beats that otherwise wouldn’t have been heard.  As the man himself puts it: “The Blob is…

DE LA SOUL X J DILLA – SMELL THE DA.I.S.Y.

As far as treats for Hip Hop fans go, they don’t really get much better than this.  One of the game’s most original rap groups over classic beats from arguably Hip Hop’s most influential producer.  De La Soul’s ‘Smell The Da.I.S.Y’ (Da Inner Soul Of Yancy) is a tribute to the late production legend, who posthumously…

CYHI THE PRYNCE – BLACK HYSTORI PROJECT

Fittingly, Cyhi The Prynce saved the release of mixtape ‘The Black Hystori Project’ until February, Black History Month.  This really is an exceptional mixtape, Cyhi’s flow makes him one of the most underrated rappers around at the minute.  With an album in the works, Province has a feeling that 2014 may well be his year.…

DASH GALAXY – TAKE IT IN LOVE

Province are proud to premiere the Dash Galaxy’s debut mixtape: ‘Take It In Love’.  After debuting ‘Sweet Love‘ a couple weeks back, New York producer Dash Galaxy releases the unbelievably smooth ‘Take It In Love’; an irresistibly eclectic blend of Soul, Hip Hop and R&B beats featuring samples from Shirley Brown, Tyrone Davis and Freddie…

DO ANDROIDS DANCE X TRAPDOOR – U.K. MEETS U.S.

  UK Trap Label ‘Trap Door’ hooks up with North American EDM enthusiasts Do Androids Dance to put together a collaborative mixtape, showing off the finest and trappiest each of our great nations have to offer.  Shackles’ relatively mellow opener is undoubtedly our favourite, which gives way to producers Max Baer, Howie Lee, Happy Colours,…

ERICK ARC ELLIOTT – ERICK THE ARCHITECT DEMOS

Erick Arc Elliott of Flatbush Zombies has released not one, but nine previously unreleased demo tracks. Some of the tracks formed part of earlier Flatbush Zombies projects, others are just Erick on his own, and one track, ‘God Save The Villain’ even features Childish Gambino. Mr. Elliott’s murky, jazz-tinged stylings make this definitely one to…

NELSON – RHAPSODY

Liverpool MC Nelson is nineteen years old, but raps with an calm, unpretentious confidence over a jazz-oriented beat on his latest track, ‘Rhapsody’.  His bars are deep, dark, and superbly delivered in a way that is so casual it becomes almost unnerving.  The self-styled visuals see the young rapper roam around his native territory at…