Substantial – Jackin’ Jill 4.9.2013 (QN5/Mello Music Group/Bandcamp)
QN5’s Substantial was laid up in the hospital a couple of years ago having preventive surgery following a cancer scare and he began working on a Jill Scott tribute album. Jackin’ Jill is the ultimate B-Boy’s love letter to Jilly From Philly, showcasing not only remixes & reworks of signature Jill Scott songs but sampling others and turning them into fully formed bangers. You can stream & download Substantial’s latest opus Jackin’ Jill from the Mello Music Group Bandcamp. It’s not to be fronted on…
Kev Brown – Songs Without Words Vol. 1 & 2 4.2.2013/4.16.2013 (Low Budget/Redefinition Records)
Low Budget Crew’s Kev Brown is one of the greatest (and most underrated) MC/producers of the past 15 years. He offers up 26 soulful beats on Songs Without Words Vol. 1 & 2 that hardcore beatheads can finally acquire both in physical form (CD & vinyl) as well as in digital format. You can cop Kev Brown’s ambitious double instrumental album full necksnapping beats from iTunes, Amazon, Fat Beats, UGHH, Redefinition’s online store or stream & purchase both parts directly from his Bandcamp page.
Slaine – Slaine presents The Boston Project 4.16,2013 (Suburban Noize)
Slaine (Special Teamz & La Coka Nostra) decided to showcase the prodigious talent in his hometown over 17 tracks featuring artists as diverse as Edo.G, Twice Thou (Almighty RSO & Made Men), Esoteric (7L & Esoteric), Jaysaun (Special Teamz), REKS, J The S, Dutch ReBelle, Checkmark, Dre Robinson, Easy Money (ST Da Squad) and more. If you’re into raw bars over hard beats then cop Slaine’s The Boston Project via iTunes, Amazon & UGHH. Threes up!
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