It won’t be fair not to show love to the cats that work behind the boards. Cats whose soundscapes help push hip-hop to loft heights. So in the same vein, this weekly list sheds light on budding and even established producers who continue to push the envelope for the culture. So sit back relax and get familiar with these producers.
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Rögg Collins – Shake With Ice.
Shake With Ice” is one of an eight-track debut album by Greenville, SC-based independent electronic music producer, Rögg Collins. Mixing his love for music production, hanging out with friends, and making cocktails, Collins uses countless voice memos in each track while spelling out a recipe for his drink, “The Rögg Collins,” as each track title.
Kingdom Blue – Moving
Kingdom Blue comes through with a summer tinged record titled “Moving”. The record is a beautiful blend of trip-hop, downtempo elements. The record is about development and importance of living.
With several concerts already booked for 2018, Kingdom Blue is ready to go on the road, where the project is turned into a trio, adding two additional members on drums & synth.
Bio: Kingdom Blue came to life in the early days of 2018 as a recovery process, for the founder Lass P., after the loss of his beloved grandfather, who had initially taught him the craft of music.“I wanted to create something uplifting and beautiful so that I could get out of the dark place I found myself in. My grandfather always told me to focus on the melody and to make something that would touch people. As time went, it started working and the days became brighter.“
Husky Wolfenstein – Deadstars.
Husky Wolfenstein delivers a lo-fi, trap-infused instrumental that feels like something out of a dream. layering quirky keys, indiscernible vocals and a whole lot of sound design to match. The producer brings the big guns to play.
Drago Zetić – Briks.
Classically trained beatmaker from Rijeka, Croatia who goes by the name Drago Zetić debuts on the list with this solid output titled “Briks”. The laid-back track has a video game vibe with a whole lot of 90s boombap elements to match.
“Briks” is the introductory track from his upcoming instrumental hip hop EP.
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