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Black Thought Blends Hip-Hop With Afrobeat On A New EP

Black Thought has had a strong showing this 2022. In the summer, The Roots MC partnered with fellow Grammy Award-winner Danger Mouse for Cheat Codes. The album involved Raekon, Joey Bada$$, Run The Jewels, as well as a verse from the late MF DOOM. Ambrosia For Heads recently pointed out... Read more

Wu-Tang Clan Just Released An EP. Listen Here (Audio)

During the last week, the members of the Wu-Tang Clan have snatched the spotlight. Amid a 25th-anniversary campaign surrounding their classic debut album, Enter The Wu-Tang (36 Chambers), RZA, GZA, Inspectah Deck, Raekwon, U-God, Masta Killa, Method Man, and Ghostface Killah produced documentary series Wu-Tang: Of Mics And Men. The... Read more

Wu-Tang Clan Are Releasing A New EP This Week

Last Friday (May 10), the Showtime network premiered the four-part Wu-Tang Clan documentary, Wu-Tang: Of Mics & Men. The Mass Appeal film is directed and produced by Sacha Jenkins, with the members of Wu also serving as producers, and covers more than 30 years of history surrounding the nine founding... Read more

Big K.R.I.T. Releases 2 Songs That Nod To UGK, Too Short & The Isley Brothers

Two weeks ago Big K.R.I.T. surprised fans with a three-track EP called Thrice X. It was the first time since the Meridian, Mississippi native released solo music since his third LP, 2017's 4eva Is A Mighty Long Time. Now, Big K.R.I.T. is dropping even more music to finish off 2018... Read more

Sean Price Teamed With Mic Handz In His Last Days. Listen To The Music They Made (Video)

UPDATE: Mic Handz' video to "Conceit," featuring Sean Price: ORIGINAL OCTOBER 27 STORY: "More than three years since he passed away, Sean Price's legacy burns bright. Last year, Duck Down Music and Sean's wife Bernadette released Imperius Rex, an album that was selected among Ambrosia For Heads' best of 2017.... Read more

Apollo Brown & Locksmith’s New EP Combines Lyricism With Personal Reflection (Audio)

Richmond, California native Locksmith has a knack for mixing witty lyrics with a flow that delivers his message with a punch. It serves him well as a battle rapper, but perhaps it's even better when he's constructing a body of music. These attributes are heavily on display in his newest... Read more

Black Thought & 9th Wonder Confirm A Collabo Project Is On The Way (Video)

In April of 2016, Black Thought and 9th Wonder released "Making A Murderer," featuring Styles P. Posted online by Jamla Records as a song by The Roots' MC, and premiered by Ambrosia For Heads, it marked a rarity in the South Philadelphia MC's catalog that has been tied to Roots... Read more

Boldy James’ Comeback EP Featuring Kool G Rap Is A Welcomed Return (Audio)

When Nas invested in Mass Appeal Records, Boldy James was one the artists he began touting shortly after. The Detroit, Michigan street MC worked with Prodigy, Action Bronson, Odd Future, and extensive work with Alchemist. While he was extremely prolific in the early 2010s, Boldy slowed his roll over the... Read more

Big Boi & Killer Mike Are Working On A Joint EP

Big Boi and Killer Mike go back. Way back. The two met in the mid-90s, while Mike was at Morehouse and Big Boi was in the early stages of changing the face of Hip-Hop, as one half of OutKast. Big Boi took Mike under his wing, eventually having him record... Read more

D12’s DeNauN Porter Is Every Bit As Talented A Singer As He Is An MC & Producer (Video)

DeNauN Porter is a rare talent. The Detroit native is a bona fide double threat, equally skilled at producing and rapping. As some may know, Porter played a key role in launching Eminem's career, producing his debut album, Infinite, in its entirety. That affiliation would remain strong for years, with... Read more

Your Old Droog & the Doppelgangaz Batter Some West Coast Old School (Audio)

Together, Matter Ov Fact and EP comprise the Doppelgangaz, a duo known for their grimy rhymes and even nastier in-house production. The Orange County, New York team released the "Gangaz 4 Life" video in early 2016 in support of their 2015 tape, Beats for Brothers Vol. 3. In the time... Read more

DJ Quik Is Releasing Rosecrans, A Joint EP With Problem, Tomorrow. Here’s The Tracklist

DJ Quik has been relatively quiet since the release of 2014's The Midnight Life, but the producer/MC is coming back on the scene, imminently. Tomorrow (April 20), he and Problem will fuse two generations of Compton on a joint EP titled Rosecrans. Named after the throughway that has been referenced... Read more

Royce 5’9″ & Black Thought Deliver Rap On Steroids On Royce’s New Free EP (Audio)

Royce 5'9" has been on a tear in 2016. Just over a month ago, he announced the release of Layers, his first solo album in nearly 5 years, on April 15. Since then he has dropped a slew of blistering freestyles, songs and videos. Keeping his foot on the gas,... Read more

Oddisee Releases A Stellar New EP For Full Stream & Announces A New Album (Audio)

Oddisee is not yet a household name, but the MC/Producer is one of the most talented artists in Hip-Hop, currently. His 2015 album, The Good Fight, stood with the best of the year, and his stunning videos and performances only built on the narrative. Now, he returns with a new... Read more

Dizzy Wright Pairs “Wisdom & Good Vibes” With A Live Band Sound (EP Stream)

Dizzy Wright has released his latest EP, Wisdom and Good Vibes. The Las Vegas, Nevada MC is headed on the road with Logic this season, and puts fresh product out there for his base. Dizz's first project since last Spring's Ambrosia For Heads-acclaimed The Growing Process finds him working with... Read more

DJ Jazzy Jeff & James Poyser Took A Snowstorm & Made Some Hot Beats (EP Stream)

This past weekend, a snow storm by the name of Jonas swept through the Mid-Atlantic states, and left its mark in the form of inches of accumulation. DJ Jazzy Jeff, living in his Philadelphia, Pennsylvania was among those affected. So was James Poyser, a fellow Grammy Award-producer known for his... Read more

Can You Hear JAY-Z’s Influence in This Previously Unreleased Early Kendrick Lamar Song? (Audio)

Kendrick Lamar often has cited JAY-Z as one of his biggest influences. In a 2013 piece with Interview magazine, his response to interviewer Erykah Badu's question about whether there was an MC who influenced him or whose level he could never attain, Kendrick stated "That I feel I'll never reach?... Read more

Jean Grae’s iSweatergawd Is Boldly Refreshing & Produced by Quelle Chris (EP Stream)

Jean Grae makes self-releases fun. The New York City veteran MC surprises the masses on a Sunday (June 28) with the sneak attack release of iSweatergawd. Thanks to the Natural Resource alum's Bandcamp page, the six-track EP is available for stream and $7 purchase. The Everybody’s Pregnant band mates Donwill... Read more

Skyzoo Releases an EP for the Day After Valentine’s Day. Here’s “Tomorrow Morning” (Mixtape)

Many projects were released yesterday celebrating Valentine's Day. Skyzoo anticipated good nights for many and has put out an EP capturing the mood for the day after. You can stream and download Tomorrow Morning below.... Read more

Stream Zion I’s New EP The Masters of Ceremony (Audio)

One of Oakland's most unheralded groups is Zion I. In 2000, they released the sonic tour de force, Mind Over Matter, and they've been representing quality underground Hip-Hop ever since. Now, the duo of AmpLive and MC Zumbi is back with a new EP that you can stream in its... Read more

And Just Like That…Here’s a Brand New EP from The Lox (Audio)

Less than a week after Beyonce rocked the music world by releasing a surprise album, The Lox have delivered an early Christmas gift to the Hip-Hop world. They've just released a new EP on iTunes called The Trinity and they are using the name The Lox (no D-Block). Check out... Read more

Alchemist – SSUR Empire State EP (Audio)

Here's a 3-song EP from Alchemist that features guest vocals from Action Bronson, Blu, Freddie Gibbs, Roc Marciano and more--soulful and gritty. You can listen to SSUR Empire State below. Related: Prodigy & Alchemist – Give ‘Em Hell (Video)... Read more

J. Cole – Truly Yours 2 (EP)

J. Cole is in a generous mood these days. Less than 24 hours after releasing his song Cole Summer, he drops part 2 of his Truly Yours EP. It features 5 other new songs from Cole, in addition to Cole Summer. You can listen to and download the EP below.... 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

Alchemist – 9Five x Alchemist (Free EP)

Here's a new free EP from Alchemist that features verses from Action Bronson, Blu, Roc Marciano, Oh No, Chuck Inglish and more. Check out 9Five x Alchemist here. Related: The Alchemist – Flight Confirmation ft Schoolboy Q & Danny Brown (Video)... Read more

Torae – Gettin’ Biz ft Khrysis

Torae takes it back to the 90's rhyming over a track with a hard horn break and a James Brown sound. Fonky. Check out Gettin' Biz featuring Khrysis. If you like this one, you can listen to and download all of Torae's Off the Record EP here. Related: Torae -... Read more

Devin The Dude – Seriously Trippin’ (Full EP Stream)

There are a lot of full streams dropping lately. Here's one from Devin The Dude. You can listen to all of his new EP Seriously Trippin' below. Related: Curren$y - The Stoned Immaculate (Full Album Stream)... Read more

Hodgy Beats – Untitled EP (Mixtape)

Here's a solid new mixtape from Odd Future's Hodgy Beats called Untitled. You can listen to the whole mixtape and download it below. Download Mixtape... Read more

DJ Premier & Bumpy Knuckles – Shake The Room ft Flava Flav

DJ Premier. Bumpy Knuckles. New music. Nuff said. Check out a sampler of their forthcoming EP (StOoDiOtYmE) and the full version of Shake the Room featuring Flavor Flav from the EP.  It BANGS. Here's the sampler for StOoDiOtYmE: Here's Shake The Room ft Flavor Flav... Read more

J. Cole – Any Given Sunday v.2 (3 songs)

In the second week of his Any Given Sunday series, J. Cole dropped 3 previously unreleased songs.  You can listen to all 3 and download them below.  Also, see below for some words J. Cole had about the Any Given Sunday series.  Click here if you missed Any Given Sunday,... Read more

J. Cole – Any Given Sunday, v.1 (EP). J. Cole has given away a LOT of incredible free music. Here’s some more. Listen to the whole EP and download it below.

His album, Cole World, drops on 9/27.  If you feel him, say thanks with your wallet... Download Mixtape... Read more

Need lyricism? Look no further than ScienZe’s new EP titled Simply Aesthetic.

Clever lyrics, cool flow, quality message.  Nuff said.  Listen to the whole EP and download it below. Simply Aesthetic EP by ScienZe... Read more

Outasight’s Figure 8 EP dropped today. It features Life or Something Like It which is one of his funkiest tracks to date.

Listen to that track and the rest of the EP below and download it if you like what you hear.... Read more

Here’s the first full visual from Big K.R.I.T.’s project with the band Grillade. It’s an in-studio performance of Hometown Hero, shot stylishly in black and white.

Big K.R.I.T. gets MAJOR props for branching out like this so early in his career. Few rappers take on the live band aspect and when they do it's after they're 3 or more albums deep. Even fewer incorporate a rock element into their sound. K.R.I.T. is doing both before even... Read more

Big K.R.I.T.’s Neva Go Back really comes alive when accompanied by a band. Check out this ill performance with Grillade.

We posted the preview of Big K.R.I.T.'s collabo with Grillade last week. This is going to be a dope EP when it drops.  Support good music.... Read more

The good music continues right into 2011. Check out 2 new joints from 1982 called Money Is Reality and Start It Like This.

The underground never sleeps... Money Is Reality Click here to download. Start It Like This Click here to download. Both of these tracks are on 1982's new EP titled The Evening News.  Click here to buy it.  Support good music.... Read more

If you missed the 1982 album, it's one of the doper ones of the year (and that's saying a lot). They just released a free EP bonus album. Check it out.

In case you missed it, 1982 is the group formed by Statik Selektah and Termanology.  Here are some previous posts about them to give you a taste.  These are 2 of my favorite joints (0nly on the album, not the EP): Click here to download the EP.  Tracklist is below.... Read more

Von Pea has a nice EP called Pea's Gotta Have It dropping on 10/19. Check out the sneak preview.

This one is for the backpackers, but it's a good listen if you need a break from BALLIN'. [bandcamp album=73813169 size=venti bgcol=FFFFFF linkcol=4285BB... Read more