We are still dedicated to showcasing the best tracks/videos from the underground by searching far and wide in order to bring you our weekly list. It’s a tough job as we sift through a ton of high-quality tracks just to settle for just 5 so we switched it up so now we curating the Top 10 Submissions. Now that is what we call dedication, so sit back relax and get familiar with these acts.
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Troop Brand – “Cherry Trees” (Feat. Kota the Friend)
Rising indie artist Troop links up with Kota the Friend on his new reflective single titled “Cherry Trees”. A track that sees both emcees kick nostalgia-inducing bars over a summer tinged production. Troop also provides the slick chorus.
“Cherry Trees” is taken from Troop’s ‘Carpe Diem’
Sham1016 – Searching’ 4 the Real.
South Central based emcee Sham1016 makes his way on our list this week with a gritty record titled “Searching 4 the real”. Armed with a distinct vocal tone and vivid lyrics, Sham1016 takes us deep into his life from his upbringing, struggles and much more. Hit the play button and get familiar.
dFonK/Smif-N-Wessun – IMOM (in memory of Marvin – radio edit)
Belgian producer dFonK and Smif-N-Wessun team up for some heartwarming collaboration with their new release titled “IMOM (In Memory of Marvin)”. A groovy soulful track that sees the BCC emcees delivery their signature flows in an effortless manner. dFonK lives just 5 minutes away from where Marvin used to live near Ostend, known as the ‘birthplace’ of “Sexual Healing” which led the trio to visit some sites where the Great Marvin used to live, sleep, eat, work out.
Get it on Spotify
Folú – “95.1”
Folú formally known as Monté Khan shares his newest effort titled “95.1”. The track has a laid back cinematic feel as Folú tells a tale about his childhood in Lagos, Nigeria. He flips it into a pidgin English hook on the chorus too. Its definitely a good introduction to the rising Alké rapper.
KZA K’ Lee – “Heavenly Father”
KZA K’ Lee‘s new track “Heavenly Father” is a plea to a higher power to watch over him and his kin on these mean streets. Over a dark, cinematic backdrop he details how things are on the streets infusing the good and bad elements into it all.
Jonesy the Great – “Two 👐 Two 👣 More ❤”
Jonesy the Great serves a heartfelt song “Two 👐 Two 👣 More ❤” that sees him detail his thoughts as he proceeds to achieve his goals regardless of the obstacles. Backed by a smooth beat by Leaf Beach, Jonesy the Great takes us on a journey through his hometown of Trenton, NJ and how inner-city turmoil or, life in general, has deterred people from their dreams
“Two 👐 Two 👣 More ❤” is taken from his upcoming mixtape ‘Cliché Dreams’
JVT Da God – “Let Go”
Hip Hop artist/producer JVT Da God takes a stern look at life on his new song titled “Let Go”. The title refers to a situation where he feels a certain situation is not making him progress in life and ultimately has to let it go.
Hit the play button and get familiar.
Trip – “Middle Child Freestyle”
Devon “Trip” Coffin takes some time to talk about his transition and self-discovery on “Middle Child Freestyle”. The Ashtabula, Ohio raised emcee is all about progress and growth and has taken steps towards it with his lyrics and actions. He adds that the video is a visual representation of his relocation from NE Ohio to the Seattle Area. Using bold scenery and an artist twist the video takes you on a journey.
DirtyBackPack – “Kora”
DirtyBackPack brings that edgy, off-kilter vibe on their new song titled “Kora”. Backed by a dark cinematic trap beat(Produced by Sir Phaded), the quartet made up of Lord Apex, Grimm Doza, and Johnny Polygon and Sir Phaded himself bring a certain gripping energy and passionate flow to match.
“Kora” is the second track off the new DirtyBackPack album ‘DAWNING’.
Jungle Brown – “Ikoja ” ft. Eldé.
Jungle Brown team up with West London neo-soul singer Eldé on their new jam titled “Ikoja”. A blend of afro-soul, hip-hop, and house elements. A mixed bang of smooth raps and alluring melodies, “Ikoja” definitely sets the tone for a laid-back summery party.
“Ikoja” is the follow-up single to the released “Keep It Movin”. Eldé recently released her new EP ‘Metaphoric State Of Mind Vol 1’
Get it on Spotify
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