Black Thought & Roc Marciano Spit Rhymes Hard Enough To Cut Diamonds (Audio)

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Last month (September 18), Roc Marciano released his album titled Behold a Dark Horse. The project featured production from The Alchemist and Q-Tip, as well as a guest verse from Busta Rhymes. One of the most anticipated songs from the LP was “Diamond Cutters,” a collabo featuring Black Thought. While Behold a Dark Horse has been available for just under a month, its release was limited to purchased downloads from Roc’s website, which stated it was an exclusive “until (and if) Roc makes it available in other formats.”

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It appears Roc believes the time is now right, as the album has hit major digital streaming platforms today (October 15). While the Busta Rhymes song “Trojan Horse,” appears to have been omitted from the streaming release, “Diamond Cutters” remains, and it features Roc and Thought spitting laser sharp rhymes over an eerie track produced by Roc, himself.

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In addition to new Roc Marci, the playlist features recent music from Logic, Wu-Tang Clan, Bun B, Run The Jewels, Mac Miller, Buddy, Missy Elliott, Anderson .Paak, Busta Rhymes, Buddy, Action Bronson, Childish Gambino, Drake, Nas, Jay Rock, Westside Gunn, Kanye West & Kid Cudi, Pusha-T, Black Thought & 9th Wonder, Dave East, Royce 5’9 (and his group PRhyme), Dr. Octagon, Phonte, J. Cole, Kendrick Lamar, Black Milk, Eminem, Lute, Jeezy, Wiz Khalifa, Brent Faiyaz, Freddie Gibbs, CyHi The Prynce, Saba, Rapsody, Sylvan LaCue, Evidence, Big K.R.I.T., Nipsey Hussle, and a host of others.