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Marvelous Mag & Smoovth Ship Off Their Message In A Bottle Dedicated To The Late J Dilla (Audio)

Velvety, relaxing, Jazz-laden production from veteran producer J. Rawls (Black Star, Lone Catalysts) lays the soundscape for Marvelous Mag and Smoovth to take over their latest track dedicated to the late J Dilla. Be sure to "Enjoy Yourself" with Marvelous Mag's latest mixtape, Ocean Front, that washed to shore yesterday.... Read more

J. Rawls & Masta Ace Bemoan The Bills That We All Get (Audio)

As we collectively approach a new first of the month, leave it to Lone Catalysts' J. Rawls & The eMC's Masta Ace to make a funky explanation about how those "Bills" run our lives. Ace, who regularly externalizes his rhymes when he's being self-deprecating, waxes some Everyman poetic. Rawls laces... Read more

Revisit J. Rawls Crate Diving Beginnings In Queen City (Audio)

Cincinnati, Ohio producer/MC J. Rawls takes a glance into his early crate digging past in his latest single, "The Rest of My Life." Taking his story back to the Queen City, the Lone Catalysts co-founder relives his early career days of "making jams everyday with Dose One and Holmskillit," and... Read more

Casual & J Rawls – Hier-O-Dot ft Souls of Mischief and MHz

Here's another Hieroglyphics reunion. This time Casual teams up with Souls of Mischief. Check out Hier-O-Dot. Related: Casual & J Rawls - Respect Game Or Expect Flames ft Del the Funky Homosapien (Video)... Read more

J Rawls and Casual (of Hieroglyphics) made an incredible video and an even better song.

J Rawls blesses us with a laid back, jazzy track and Casual spits some monster lyrics.  Check out the video for Find A New. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oXRdUY5lY4o&feature=player_embedded Neither of these cats ever had mainstream success, but they both have made great contributions to hip-hop. Here's a jazzy cut from another MC whose... Read more