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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K1aus – “$ave”
K1aus sets it off with a reflective piece titled “$ave” where he shares some gems about having the right work ethic and not spending time. wasting resources over a smooth, solemn backdrop.
Pawz One x DJ Dister – “World Champion”
The duo of Pawz One and DJ Dister display the attributes of a true champion on the anthemic track titled “World Champion.” Backed by the cinematic backdrop by DJ Dister, LA emcee Pawz One delivers verbal punchlines and haymakers to complete the job. This is the first single off their collaborative album Watch & Learn.
Seven Da Pantha – “K.O.B.E(Knowledge Of Black Excellence)”
Seven Da Pantha takes time to dwell on black excellence on his part homage track titled “K.O.B.E(Knowledge Of Black Excellence).” Over an edgy soulful backdrop, he highlights many having the knowledge, the influence, the drive and determination to make their mark on society. he details the resourcefulness of a myriad of black folks despite the obstacles they faced.
Eddy-King – “Prison”
Eddy-King shares profound stories on “Prison.” A heartfelt song that details his challenges as a black man in this day and age. The society sees him as a threat while he is just trying to stay alive and survive like everyone else.
The video is directed by Brooke Oboli. “Prison” is taken from his album ‘Shot the Mirage’ Out on Apple Music and Spotify
Zig Luve – “I Should Be Dead”
Zig Luve reflects on the ups and downs of life on “I Should Be Dead”, a solemn piece that sees the emerging rapper soul searching for purpose and direction. The song outlines two car accidents that would have figuratively and literally ended Zig Luve’s life if there weren’t seemingly divine interventions to prohibit such. The video is directed by OceansFourteenth (@oceansfourteenth) and follows Zig Luve as he goes through the emotions of loss and acceptance.
Stream the official audio for “I Should Be Dead” here.
Craterface – “Mos Eisley Cantina Theme”
Craterface‘s track “Mos Eisley Cantina Theme” reimagines the famous Star Wars scene where Luke and Ben meet Han Solo in the shady cantina in Mos Eisley. The rapper gives his own encounter of his time spent with the universe’s most shady individuals. Hailing from an Uptown Philadelphia, he makes it a point to get straight to the point.
Get it on Soundcloud, Deezer and Apple Music.
Terell Safadi – “Black History”
Terell Safadi pricks our minds on the thought-provoking “Black History” track that details the effects slavery, racism, segregation, police brutality and a justice system that very rarely delivers justice when the victim is of a certain colour. Over the broody cinematic soundscape, he takes time to shed light on the struggles and heroism of his predecessors while encouraging everyone not to turn a blind eye but instead, unite on this issue and work together to ensure unity, equality, and justice for all.
Get it on Soundcloud, Deezer and Apple Music.
TARiiiQ – “Ridin’ High” (og. prod. The Mouse Outfit)
TARiiiQ slows the tempo down on his new single “Ridin’ High.” Backed by a sublime, mellow backdrop he delivers a chilled relaxing performance that the listener can vibe out to.
AjGod x Honey Gold Jasmine – “Right Now”
Producer/emcee AjGod taps the honeyed vocals of singer Honey Gold Jasmine for this funky jam titled “Right Now.” Honey Gold Jasmine comes through and delivers a soulful performance while AJGod backs it up with his laid-back flow. Get it on Apple Music and Soundcloud.
TooBusy x Billy Danze – “Married to the Blues”
Producer TooBusy links up with rap legend Billy Danze (of MOP fame) for this solemn and hard-hitting track titled “Married to the Blues.” Billy Danze delivers the goods as expected as he reminds us of his veteran status over the engulfing backdrop. “Married to the Blues” is the first single of TooBusy’s “RedTape”
LV – “Done Wit It” Ft. DDG
LV shares the vibrant visuals for her anthemic track “Done Wit It” featuring DDG. The track is an engaging piece that details how she cuts off negative individuals who don’t add to her life. The record is bouncy, catchy and the perfect vibe for anyone going through a break up or just being fed up with someone or something period
Shinehead – “Hello Y’all “(Cover by TYPE 4)
Boston based duo TYPE 4 take time to pay homage to the genre that they love. Their love for hip-hop comes full circle on their rock infused gem titled “Hello Y’all ” which is also their own take on Shinehead’s 1986 song of the same name. The duo repurpose the lyrics of the original song and fashion them to pay tribute to the golden age of hiphop and the pioneers who laid the foundation.
“Hello Y’all ” is the intro track to their upcoming album ‘4 Feet High And Rhyming’
TYPE 4 is made up of Tommy O’Deed and Matt Reyes.
Get it on iTUNES.