JOEY BADA$$ – NO. 99

Those who were lucky enough to catch Joey Bada$$ on tour these last few months will have heard new track ‘No. 99’, and will remember being taught exactly how to shout ‘B4DMON’ [Joey’s alter-ego] along with the chorus.  Produced by his tour DJ Statik Selektah, No. 99 sees Bada$$ discuss police violence and war on…

STATIK SELEKTAH – LONG TIME [FT. ACTION BRONSON]

With only three days to go until his new album ‘What Goes Around’ drops on August 19, Statik Selektah releases the Action Bronson-assisted ‘Long Time’.  The indulgent production recalls gritty Bronx gangster movies, which matches Bam Bam’s grandiose style brilliantly.  Selekt has also released a promotional short for the album, which features a selection of…

STATIK SELEKTAH – ALARM CLOCK

After ‘The Imperial‘ and ‘Carry On’, Statik Selektah releases a third track from his upcoming album ‘What Goes Around’ [August 19].  ‘Alarm Clock’ features verses from Ab-Soul, Jon Connor and Logic, and a hook courtesy of Francesca, all of whom shine over Statik’s laid-back, boom bap production.  Stream below via SoundCloud.

ALEX WILEY X STATIK SELEKTAH – FUTURE GUNS

‘Future Guns’ will feature as a bonus on Statik Selektah’s upcoming album ‘What Goes Around…’ and features Chicago MC Alex Wiley.  The track combines a wandering bassline with silky smooth horns underneath Wiley’s upbeat flow.  Stream below via SoundCloud.

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…

TALIB KWELI X ELZHI X PHONTE – NO COMPETITION

Legendary producer 9th Wonder’s label imprint, Jamla Records, will release their compilation ‘Jamla Is The Squad’ next week (January 28).  Setting the standard is the Khrysis-produced ‘No Competition’, a seriously old school track featuring some serious Rap pedigree in the form of Talib Kweli, Elzhi and Phonte.  The tape will be hosted by Statik Selektah,…