FREDDIE GIBBS & KAYTRANADA – MY DOPE HOUSE

LA label Huh What & Where unite Candadian producer Kaytranada with Indiana rapper Freddie Gibbs on new track ‘My Dope House’.  The beat isn’t quite what we’d normally expect from Kaytra, who has clearly catered exclusively for Gibbs, who in turn contributes bars about the age old practice of selling drugs from abandoned property.  Stream below…

KAYTRANADA – DRIVE ME CRAZY [FT. VIC MENSA]

After certified banger ‘Wimme Nah‘, the prospect of a Kaytranada/Vic Mensa collaboration is indeed an exciting one.  Premiered on the Montreal producer’s Radio 1 residency last night, ‘Drive Me Crazy’ will feature on his upcoming album on XL Recordings.  The Chicago MC will also shortly be joining him on tour last night, and by the sounds…

POMO – THE OTHER DAY

Canadian multi-instrumentalist Pomo uses elements of Hip Hop, Electronica and 70s/80s Funk on his new EP ‘The Other Day’ to create something that is at once fresh and interesting, but is so likeable that it has a certain familiarity to it.  With artists like Pomo, Kaytranada and Stwo on their roster, we hope LA label HW&W continue to…

LUNICE – CAN’T WAIT TO

One of TNGHT’s immensely talented two halves, Lunice is gearing up for the release of his debut solo album with ‘Can’t Wait To’.  The track is a dark, bassy banger based around a pitched-up vocal sample and its multitude of variants.  Stream below via SoundCloud.

KAYTRANADA – INSTRUMENTAL HIP HOP IS DEAD

Kaytranada rounds off his 2013 with a beat tape entitled ‘Instrumental Hip Hop is Dead’ for Hypetrak.  The tape has no tracklist, and shuffles effortlessly between R & B, classic Hip Hop and a futuristic blend of the two.  With a slot on Disclosure’s Settle remix album and a debut LP in the works, Montreal’s…