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L’Orange and Solemn Brigham Take It Back To The Lower Levels (Video)

Over the years Mello Music Group has become recognized as one of the top indie labels in Hip-Hop. More specifically, they have become known as the home for collaborative albums between fan-favorite MCs and producers. MMG boardsmen Apollo Brown, Gensu Dean, and L’Orange have all made a name for themselves... Read more

Elzhi & Blu Show Other Rappers They Are No Ordinary MCs (Audio)

With his third studio album, The Ordinary Man due out in a matter of weeks, L'Orange is offering a sneak peak of the project courtesy of the Blu and Elzhi-assisted, "The Difference." Talib Kweli & Blu Gang Up On A Beat. It’s Fight Night For 2 Great MCs (Audio) "The... Read more

Oddisee Is In Amazing Stride. He Pops His Collar On A New Single (Audio)

Oddisee has been mostly self-contained in 2017. He produces, he raps, and he does not do a ton of guest vocal features in modern times. Rather, attention is deserved on the Diamond District member's albums, most recently The Iceberg. Oddisee Is Having The Best Year Of His Career & The... Read more

Kool Keith Made One Of His Most Focused Works Alongside L’Orange. Listen In (Album Stream)

Kool Keith's discography is staggering. From his origins with The Ultramagnetic MC's to a vast solo career, to side projects like Cenubites, Analog Brothers, and Dr. Octagon, the Bronx, New Yorker stays incredibly busy. With so much material, it can be hard to know where to look first—especially for longtime... Read more

Kool Keith & L’Orange Wander Through Time To Discover New Sounds (Video)

The latest visuals from Kool Keith and producer L'Orange's upcoming project, Time? Astonishing!, open in a similar vein as some classic MF Doom intros or a '60s comic book television series, a la "Superman," where the viewers are introduced to an all new, time traveling hero, "The Wanderer," through the... Read more

Kool Keith & J-Live Make An Unlikely Pair. But They Are Great Travel Companions (Audio)

Mello Music Group's L'Orange is a quiet threat. The French producer chops down samples and breathes new life into dusty grooves. Pensive MCs, whether Blu or Gift Of Gab, thrive on his sonic textures. "The Traveler" extends L'Orange's collaborative history with Kool Keith, and welcomes J-Live to the fold. Two... Read more

Love Lives After Armageddon With L’Orange & Blu’s Need You (Video)

Producer L'Orange and MC Blu are no stranger to collaborating with one another and the duo continue to burgeon their musical relationship with their latest video for the single, "Need You," from L'Orange's upcoming album, The Orchid Days. The video itself is a three pronged attack of exceptional sight, sound,... Read more

Blu Says “Made It To 2012 Just To See Romney Lose” As Part Of A New Cold Verse (Audio)

Blu takes long hiatuses in his career. However, when he comes back around, he usually returns in a major way. Such is the case when Johnson Barnes appears alongside frequent collaborator L'Orange on "Need You." Blu seemingly kicks the ol' Rap/lover metaphor, but he's got some ill fervor to his... Read more