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Black Milk – Sunday’s Best/Monday’s Worst

Here's Black Milk's first release of 2013. He flips up a gospel loop something CRAZY on part 1 and changes to an old soul sample on part 2. And, both sides have something to say. Check out Sunday's Best/Monday's Worst. Related: Black Milk – Live at Third Man Records (Full... Read more

Kendrick Lamar – Bitch, Don’t Kill My Vibe (Remix) ft Jay-Z

The web was on fire last week after the snippet of the remix of Kendrick Lamar's "Bitch, Don't Kill My Vibe" featuring Jay-Z dropped. Now, here's the full version of the song featuring brand new verses from Kendrick (maybe the hardest he's ever gone) and a heater from Jay. The... Read more

Lord Finesse – Live from Tokyo Pt. 1 (Mixtape)

Lord Finesse is an ill MC no doubt, but he's also nice on the wheels. Here's a ridiculously dope hour-long set he did in Tokyo that features obscure soul classics, break beats, and other hot ish. You can listen to and download all of his Live From Tokyo Pt. 1... Read more

Mister Cee – Nate Dogg Tribute Mix

We're keeping the love for Nate Dogg going. Here's a tribute mix Mister Cee did dedicated to him today. You can listen to and download it below. Related: AFH: Nate Dogg Tribute (Playlist)... Read more

Yelawolf – Trunk Muzik Returns (Mixtape)

Yelawolf's Trunk Muzik Returns mixtape has arrived. It features guest verses from Raekwon, Paul Wall, A$AP Rocky and Killer Mike. You can listen to and download the entire project below. Related: Yelawolf – F.A.S.T. Ride (Video) Download Mixtape... Read more

Big Daddy Kane – Nite & Day

Marco Polo has been pulling out some rare gems lately. Last week, he dropped a previously unreleased Rakim track. This week, a Big Daddy Kane joint that never saw the light of day. Check out Nite & Day. Related: Big Daddy Kane vs. Rakim: here’s the playlist that settles the... Read more

AZ – Thank You Freestyle + Raekwon – ’86 (Remix) ft AZ

Here's a double dose of AZ. First up is his "Thank You" freestyle, where he goes in over four different beats. After that, check him out on the remix to Raekwon's "'86." You can listen to both songs below. Related: AZ Live in Poland (Video)... Read more

Mathematics – Face the Problemzz ft GZA, Raekwon and Cappadonna (Prod. RZA)

Here's another joint from Mathematics that features a nice chunk of the Wu-Tang Clan. Check out "Face the Problemzz" featuring GZA, Raekwon and Cappadonna, and produced by RZA. Related: Mathematics – Men of Respect ft Method Man, Raekwon, Cappadonna, Bad Luck, Eyes Low & Bad Luck (Audio)... Read more

Mister Cee – Best of TLC & Total Mix

Mister Cee focused this week's "Best Of" mix on the sexy sounds of TLC and Total. If you like that 90's R&B, you do not want to miss this... Listen to and download the mix below. Related: Mister Cee – The Best of EPMD Mix... Read more

Rakim – What’s Wrong

Here's a previously unreleased track from Rakim from 2009. Straight fire! The God MC is still dropping knowledge. Check out What's Wrong below. Here's the story about the track: “What’s Wrong,” was initially produced and recorded for Rakim’s “Seventh Seal” (2009) LP, but due to clearance issues was nixed from... Read more

Harry Fraud – Adrift (Mixtape)

Here's Harry Fraud's latest mixtape. It's full of hot beats and features from the likes of Action Bronson, Kool G Rap, Bun B, Wiz Khalifa, Juicy J, Mac Miller, Danny Brown, Rick Ross, Trae the Truth, French Montana, Slim Thug, Sir Michael Rocks, Smoke DZA, Stalley, Pusha T, Curren$y and... Read more

GrandeMarshall – Dedicated ft Saudi Money

Here's another joint from Philly spitter GrandeMarshall. Check out "Dedicated" featuring Saudi Money. Related: GrandeMarshall – Thuggin Shidd Pt II (Video)... Read more

Bishop Nehru – Nehruvia (Mixtape)

Here's a really dope mixtape from newcomer, 16-year old Bishop Nehru. Like his contemporaries, Joey Bada$$ and Astro, he has a retro flow and a true respect and love for 90's era East Coast hip-hop. In fact, he takes his name in part from Tupac's iconic character in Juice (see... Read more

Ghostface Killah & Adrian Younge – The Sure Shot (Parts 1 & 2)

Here's some more new goodness from Ghostface Killah and producer Adrian Younge. Ghost goes in over a Grindhouse film-style guitar and some ridiculously ill live drums. Check out the song The Sure Shot (Parts 1 & 2) as well as a description of their upcoming concept album (which sounds like... Read more

Freddie Gibbs, Devin the Dude, Killa Kyleon, Starlito & Propain – Rollin’

Here's a laid-back funky track from Freddie Gibbs, Killa Kyleon, Starlito, Propain and Devin the Dude on the hook. Check out "Rollin'." Related: Devin the Dude – Wut Tha Fuk ft Slim Thug & Cory Mo... Read more

Lorine Chia – Living in Vain ft Chance the Rapper

Here's a track from an artist named Lorine Chia who sounds kinda like a mix between Cee-Lo Green and Amy Winehouse. The heavy organ track (think Brown Sugar era D'Angelo) also features a cool verse from Chance the Rapper. Check out Living in Vain below. Related: A.ware – Outta My... Read more

Tha Dogg Pound – LA Here’s 2 U ft Snoop Dogg

Big Snoop Dogg and Tha Dogg Pound reunite for a new ode to the West Side and it's got that gangsta funk to it. Check out LA Here's 2 U. Related: Snoop Dogg & Tha Dogg Pound – That’s My Work (Video)... Read more

Skyzoo – Ticker Tape Parade

Here's the last installment of Skyzoo's Band Practice series where he flows over jazz instrumentals. He slows it down for this one. Check out Ticker Tape Parade. Related: Skyzoo – Floor Seats with Young (Audio)... Read more

Realm Reality – In the Grind We Trust (Mixtape)

Prodigy's artist, Realm Reality (aka actor Rick Gonzales), dropped some fire last week with Blu and Fred The Godson. Now, he's back with a red hot mixtape that features that song as well as joints with Prodigy, Roc Marciano, Skyzoo, The Kid Daytona and Joell Ortiz. In other words, dude... Read more

Astro – Deadbeats & Lazy Lyrics (Mixtape)

Astro is back with a new mixtape with some strong beats from 9th Wonder, MF DOOM and even the Kid, himself. It's chock full of sounds from 90's hip-hop and R&B. He does his thing on the mic too. You can listen to and download all of Deadbeats & Lazy... Read more

Planet Asia & Ras Kass – Kings

Planet Asia and Ras Kass rep the left coast underground on their new collabo. Check out Kings. Related: Ras Kass – Barmaggedon (Mixtape)... Read more

Raekwon – Be Happy Freestyle

Raekwon drops a verse on Mary J. Blige's timeless "Be Happy" joint. Check it out below. Related: Raekwon speaks on the complexity of Wu relationships and Lost Jewlry (Video)... Read more

Tha Joker – Can’t Change ft Big K.R.I.T. & Tito Lopez

Big K.R.I.T. and Tito Lopez lend verses to a hot joint by Tha Joker. Check out "Can't Change." Related: Bun B & Big K.R.I.T. – Check the Sign (Audio)... Read more

Bun B & Big K.R.I.T. – Check the Sign

Bun B and Big K.R.I.T. reunite to rep for the Jordan XX8's. Here's Check the Sign. Get this goodness. Related: Big K.R.I.T. – Reign On (Prod. 9th Wonder) + Making of Reign On (Video)... Read more

Asher Roth – Dude ft Curren$y

Asher Roth links up with Curren$y for his latest release. Check out Dude. Related: Asher Roth – The Backroom Freestyle on 106 & Park (Video)... Read more

SPOTLIGHT: Q Dot – Black Gold

Here's a positive song of uplift and self-pride from a Seattle artist named Q Dot. Not conscious, but with a conscience... Check out "Black Gold" below. Related: Sha Stimuli - The Realist (Audio)... Read more

Skyzoo – Floor Seats with Young

Skyzoo continues his Band Practice series, where he rhymes over jazz tracks, by weaving intricate rhymes about his dreams and ambitions (including one day getting to Hov's level). Check out "Floor Seats with Young" below (also, last week's entry slipped through the cracks but was also dope, so you can... Read more

J. Cole – Truly Yours EP (Mixtape)

Here's a brand new free EP from J. Cole. You can listen to and download all of Truly Yours below. Download Mixtape... Read more

Peter Rosenberg – #DillaPun Mix

Since yesterday marked the anniversary of both J Dilla's birthday and Big Pun's passing, Peter Rosenberg celebrated both legends with a mix dedicated to their music. You can listen to and download the #DillaPun mix below. Related: Big Dilla (Big Pun and J Dilla Tribute Mixtape)... Read more

Mister Cee – Big Pun Tribute Mix

Today is the 13th anniversary of Big Pun's untimely passing. As has become tradition, Mister Cee did a mix celebrating Pun's life and music. You can listen to and download the mix below. Related: Mister Cee's 2012 Big Pun Tribute Mix (Audio)... Read more

REKS – I Remember ft Rapper Big Pooh

REKS' latest release features a verse from Rapper Big Pooh. Check out I Remember. Related: REKS – Ahead of My Time ft C-Scharp (Audio)... Read more

MC Lyte – Jordan Effect (Prod. Erick Sermon)

The Air Jordan folks are going HARD with the hip-hop connection for the Jordan XX8's. After putting out a Big Daddy Kane/DJ Premier collabo last week, this week they pair another couple of legends. Few MCs rhymed harder than MC Lyte back in the day and few producers' beats thumped... Read more

Big Sean – 24K of Gold (Remix) ft J. Cole & Raekwon

Raekwon adds a verse to Big Sean's 24K of Gold featuring J. Cole. Check it out below. Related: Big Sean - Detroit (Mixtape)... Read more

Curren$y – New Jet City (Mixtape)

Curren$y just released his brand new mixtape. It has features from Wiz Khalifa, Juicy J, Juvenile, Rick Ross, Jadakiss, Styles P and more. You can listen to and download all of New Jet City below. Related: Curren$y – 3 Piece Set/A Closed Session (Mixtape) Download Mixtape... Read more

Ceazar – The Movie Life ft Raekwon

Raekwon drops an icy verse over a red hot track by artist Ceazar. Check out "The Movie Life" below. Mister Cee – The Best of Ghostface Killah & Raekwon (Mix)... Read more

Asher Roth – Pete’s Jazz VoiceNote

In one of the coolest product plugs in a minute, Asher Roth demos the VoiceNote app by dropping a verse over Pete Rock's Pete's Jazz track. Check it out below. Related: Asher Roth - Pabst & Jazz (Mixtape)... Read more

Skyzoo – Phone Calls

Skyzoo is gearing up for a show in NYC accompanied by a 7-piece jazz band in February. As a lead up to the show, he will be releasing a series of songs where he flows over jazz compositions. First up is his song "Phone Calls." Check it out below. Related:... Read more

Cyhi The Prynce – Ivy League: Kick Back (Mixtape)

Here's a brand new mixtape from Cyhi The Prynce. It features guest verses from Big K.R.I.T., Yelawolf, Smoke DZA, Childish Gambino and more. You can listen to and download all of Ivy League: Kick Back below. Related: Cyhi the Prynce - Ivy League (Mixtape) Download Mixtape... Read more

Oh No – Controlled Riots ft Souls of Mischief

Last year, Oh No dropped a hot track with Sticky Fingaz from Onyx. Now, here's a new one with Souls of Mischief. Check out "Controlled Riots." Related: Casual & J Rawls – Hier-O-Dot ft Souls of Mischief and MHz (Audio)... Read more

Slum Village – Dirty Slums 2 (Mixtape)

Here's the brand new mixtape from Slum Village. You can listen to and download all of Dirty Slums 2 (hosted by Mick Boogie) below. Related: Slum Village – Decadence/How It Feel ft Guilty Simpson (Video)... Read more

Mister Cee – The Best of Ghostface Killah & Raekwon (Mix)

Mister Cee's Best of Tuesdays mix featured the music of Ghostface Killah & Raekwon today. You can listen to and download the entire mix below. Props: 2DBZ Related: Mister Cee – The Best of Redman and Method Man Mix... Read more

Terrace Martin – Why ft Jay Rock & Wendi Vaugn

Terrace Martin played sax for Kendrick Lamar during Kendrick's SNL performances this past weekend. Now, the talented producer/MC steps out and up to the mic with a fresh new song. Check out "Why" featuring Jay Rock and Wendi Vaugn. Related: Terrace Martin speaks on how the track for Kendrick Lamar’s... Read more

Pusha T – Wrath of Caine (Mixtape)

After several hot drops, Pusha T releases his latest mixtape. You can listen to and download the entire mixtape below. Related: Pusha T, Joell Ortiz & Raekwon – Tick Tock (Audio) Download Mixtape... Read more

Big Daddy Kane – 28 Bars of Kane (Prod. DJ Premier)

To celebrate the release of the new XX8 Jordan's, the Jumpman team commissioned Big Daddy Kane and DJ Premier to do a track. Check out "28 Bars of Kane" produced by DJ Premier. Related: Big Daddy Kane vs. Rakim: here’s the playlist that settles the debate once and for all…or... Read more

Slum Village – The World is Yours ft Baatin

The latest release from Slum Village has that BOOM BAP. Check out "The World is Yours" featuring the late Baatin. SV's Dirty Slums 2 mixtape drops tomorrow (1/29). Related: Slum Village – Long Way Down ft Black Milk & Victor Scope (Audio)... Read more

Slum Village – No Mas

Tomorrow will be Mixtape Monday, indeed. In addition to the new Pusha T mixtape, Slum Village will be releasing their Dirty Slums 2 mixtape. Here's another cut from that project. Check out "No Mas." Related: Slum Village – Long Way Down ft Black Milk & Victor Scope (Audio)... Read more

Yelawolf – Hammertime ft Rittz

Here's another dope Yelawolf & Rittz combo. Check out Hammertime. Related: Rittz – Sleep At Night ft Yelawolf (Video)... Read more

Maffew Ragazino – Box Office Smash ft Troy Ave

Maffew Ragazino and Troy Ave drop some heat over a funky rolling bass line. Check out Box Office Smash. Related: Bink! – Starting 5 ft Boola, Maffew Ragazino, Mickey Factz, Reek Da Villain & Jon Connor (Video)... Read more

DJ Kay Slay – Grown Man Hip-Hop Part 2 (Sleeping With the Enemy) (Mixtape)

Kay Slay released his new mixtape Grown Man Hip-Hop Part 2 (Sleeping With the Enemy) today. It features verses from Raekwon, Styles P, Sheek Louch, Jay Rock, Busta Rhymes, Jon Connor, Beanie Sigel, Joell Ortiz, Saigon, Bun B and more. You can listen to and download the entire mixtape below.... Read more

Casey Veggies – Life Changes (Mixtape)

Here's a new mixtape from Casey Veggies. It features top notch production from The Futuristiks (Curren$y, Redman, Freddie Gibbs), Cardiak (Wiz Khalifa, T.I., Joe Budden), Harry Fraud (Joey Bada$$, Ab-Soul, Smoke DZA) and more. You can listen to and download all of Life Changes below. Related: Casey Veggies – Smart... Read more