AESOP ROCK & HOMEBOY SANDMAN – LICE

Leftfield MCs Aesop Rock and Homeboy Sandman combine on a new, self-released project entitled ‘Lice’.  The two trade bars over production from J Spinna, Optiks, Blockhead and Alex ‘Apex’ Gale.  ‘Lice’ is currently available for free, although the duo suggest making contributions to two chosen charities, before making it available physically while on tour next year.…

HOMEBOY SANDMAN – NONBELIEVERS

A little while ago, we took some photos at Boom Bap Festival. Among them was the above shot of Homeboy Sandman hyping up the festival crowd, which Stone’s Throw Records have used as the artwork for his new single ‘Nonbelievers’.  Produced by El RTNC, the track is a mellow, upbeat affair with a very feint Ska…

NXWORRIES [ANDERSON.PAAK & KNXWLEDGE] – SUEDE

If you’ve had Dr Dre’s ‘Compton: A Soundtrack’ on loop like we have, you’ll probably have wondered at some point why the credits don’t read ‘by Anderson.Paak, produced by and featuring Dr Dre’.  He’s all over it in the same way that Knxwledge was all over Kendrick Lamar’s ‘To Pimp A Butterfly‘.  Anyway, shortly after Knxwledg’s spectacular…

KNXWLEDGE – HUD DREEMS

Los Angeles-based beatmaker Knxwledge makes his Stones Throw Records debut with ‘Hud Dreems’, a twenty six track Instrumental collection that fuses Hip Hop and Jazz with the very best of them.  The young stand-out from the LA beat scene has already produced for the likes of Kendrick Lamar and Joey Bada$$ [on ‘To Pimp A Butterfly’ and…

TUXEDO – THE RIGHT TIME [KAYTRANADA REMIX]

Funk duo Tuxedo [individually known as Mayer Hawthorne and Jake One] released their self-titleddebut album earlier this year, which featured the sublime ‘The Right Time’.   A few months later and Kaytranada has been recruited for the official remix. Re-working the single, The Huh What & Where beatsmith loses none of the track’s orginal smooth appeal, but steps things…

HOMEBOY SANDMAN – ENOUGH [FT. J-LIVE & KURIOUS]

After releasing his brilliant ‘Hallways EP’ via Stone’s Throw recently, Homeboy Sandman drops a freebie from the project on his SoundCloud.  ‘Enough’ is a characteristically thoughtful track, on which Boy Sand is joined by J-Live and Kurios over an acoustic guitar.  Stream below via SoundCloud.

HOMEBOY SANDMAN – HALLWAYS OUT NOW

To celebrate the release of his new album, ‘Hallways’, Homeboy Sandman liberates an exclusive free stream of the project’s bonus track.  Over a looped guitar and breakbeat, Boy Sands reminds us why we’re all so excited for the full release.  Stream below via SoundCloud, and click here to get ‘Hallways’ on iTunes.