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Blkswn – Smino

  St. Louis based rapper Smino is making his own lane with his debut album blkswn. It follows up his blkjuptr EP released in 2015. The eighteen-song deep album is mostly produced by close friend and LA-based Soulection artist, Monte Booker, hailing from Chicago. Blkswn crosses the line between hip hop, soul, jazz, funk, and…

Moh Lhean – Why?

Moh Lhean marks the triumphant return of Why? After almost five years since their last full length release Why? still occupy their own sonic space and defy easy categorization. Certainly their strongest album since Alopecia, the most exciting part of this release is that it finds front man Yoni Wolf with a refreshing new outlook…

Goldlink – At What Cost

Ever since his debut mixtape The God Complex in 2014, GoldLink has proven himself to be outlier in terms of production, lyricism, and overall sound. He then outdid himself following the release of his sophomore mixtape And After That, We Didn’t Talk in 2015, showing progression to an even newer overall sound. Now, in 2017,…

SiR – HER TOO

Picture yourself on the road, going home after a while of not visiting, let’s say your home is Los Angeles (because in reality who wouldn’t like to live in L.A) the EP HER TOO is coming along with you. SiR, the newest member of TDE came out with his 6th song project titled HER TOO.…

Ty Richards – Zillion

Zillion by Ty Richards is a well-executed Rock record with a focus on the theme of space. The album starts of strong with the song Spaceman that opens with a trippy accelerating synth line that drops into a head-nodding grove. Then the lead guitar comes in with a very bright and distorted tone. The vocals…

Thundercat – Drunk

Stephen Bruner a.k.a Thundercat is one of the hottest producers in the field of R&B with collaborations with notable artists such as Erykah Badu and Kendrick Lamar. However while Thundercat works behind the scene for many predominant names, his personal repertoire of albums has recently grown by one. “Drunk” is Cat’s 4th studio album and…