Heat from open mike eagle, Camouflage Monk, El Gant, Cormega, AJ Suede, and more this Mixtape Monday.
open mike eagle gets the ball rolling with a tape called component system, Camouflage Monk drops coordinates, El Gant is on deck with O.S.L.O. and Cormega delivers The Realness II. AJ Suede puts Oil On Canvas, Vic Spencer drops Psychological Cheat Sheet 3 and Pookie Blow goes Blow For Blow. Reckonize Real cranks the heat with Subterranean Obscura.
GLD SPN drops GREYSCALE, Unruly makes the cut with Black graffiti and Sleep Sinatra teams with Ohbliv for Shadow Self. Jansport J drops Los Angeles Soul, Swellthy is back with The Pothos Tape, Mon$rock gives us a little Some Slight and D. Begun returns with Knxwstradamus. The DJ’s close things out this week with mixes from DJ AllyAl, DJ Tara, and DJ Filthy Rich. Let’s go.
open mike eagle – a tape called component system…
open mike eagle follows anime, trauma and divorce with the highly-anticipated album a tape called component system with the auto reverse.
Camouflage Monk – 42.8864° N 78.8784° W
Camouflage Monk is back with the release of 42.8864° N 78.8784° W featuring Larry June, Stove God Cook$, and Rome Streetz.
El Gant – O.S.L.O.
NYC representative El Gant follows the 2020 release of Gantiago with a meditation on the experience of grief titled O.S.L.O.
Cormega – The Realness II
Cormega follows the Mega EP and standout single “Essential” with the long-awaited sequel to The Realness titled The Realness II.
AJ Suede – Oil On Canvas
AJ Suede follows Hundred Year Darkness and …30 Hours In Mexico with the wig-splitting, self-produced album Oil On Canvas.
Vic Spencer – Psychological Cheat Sheet 3
Vic Spencer keeps his foot on the gas, returning with Psychological Cheat Sheet 3 produced entirely by August Fanon.
Pookie Blow – Blow For Blow
Pookie Blow follows a key collaboration with Villain Park and the standout single “Way Bacc” with the release of Blow For Blow.
Reckonize Real – Subterranean Obscura
Reckonize Real blends the ethereal and the grimy on Subterranean Obscura featuring UFO Fev, Supreme Cerebral, Eloh Kush, Vic Monroe, and more.
GLD SPN – GREYSCALE
GLD SPN (aka Bub Rock) follows 82-0 Theory and Thanks 4 Sharing with the release of his latest titled GREYSCALE.
Unruly – Black graffiti
Virginia’s own Unruly lends brilliant storytelling and confident flows to soulful production across the 10-track album Black graffiti.
Sleep Sinatra x Ohbliv – Shadow Self
Sleep Sinatra teams with Ohbliv to deliver the new album Shadow Self featuring Obijuan, Flannel Lewis, J.U.S., and more.
Jansport J – Los Angeles Soul
The almighty Jansport J is back to follow No Awards For The Real with the release of the nostalgia tape Los Angeles Soul.
Swellthy – The Pothos Tape
Swellthy chronicles growth under suboptimal conditions on The Pothos Tape featuring additional production from Greg Lou.
Mon$rock – Some Slight
Mon$rock gives the world a heaping helping of heat with the release of the new 26-track beat tape titled Some Slight.
D. Begun – Knxwstradamus
D. Begun is back with a new collection of flips, this time blending Knxwledge beats with Nas‘ bars on Knxwstradamus.
DJ AllyAl – Are Friends Eclectic: Autumn 2022 Mix
DJ AllyAl scores the season with the Are Friends Eclectic: Autumn 2022 mix featuring Caron Wheeler, SAULT, Floating Points, and more.
DJ Tara – Upbeat On Soho Radio (Ep. 4)
DJ Tara kills her latest set for Upbeat on Soho Radio with the arrival of Episode 4 featuring joints from Cakes Da Killa, Femi Kuti, Waajeed and more.
DJ Filthy Rich – Low End Theory 30th Anniversary Tribute Mix
DJ Filthy Rich pays homage to a classic from A Tribe Called Quest with the Low End Theory 30th Anniversary Tribute Mix.
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