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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Farazi – “LOVE”
Farazi shares the lead track titled “LOVE” from his new instrumental EP FERVENT, which is the 4th edition to his instrumental EP series. “LOVE” has a mellow, reflective feel with its soft keys and drums to match. Its a very chilled beat that reminds one of the summer holidays. Get it on Apple Music//Bandcamp//Soundcloud
Jack Groove – “Sun Don’t Shine”
Atlanta based producer/DJ Jack Groove ‘s “Sun Don’t Shine” is a mellow, calming beat with jazz components suited for studying and relaxing. The nostalgic horns, soft keys and drums sound like magic from the jump.
Jack is currently preparing for the release of his next single “Modesty,” coming July 10th. Get it on Apple Music//Deezer//Soundcloud
Arithmetik – “Onomatopoeia”
“Onomatopoeia” is a piano-driven beat by Arithmetik that got our attention. The beat has a mix of boom-bap and soul elements and makes for a solid backdrop for both emcee and singer.
Kundra x No Mic – “Breathe”
Producers Kundra and No Mic team up for a solid collabo titled “Breathe.” The weird texture feels like a filtered vocal sample layered against dark moody strings and soft drums. Quite eclectic and well-crafted.
Get it on Apple Music//Deezer//Soundcloud
DCS Lefty x Saï T – “Lef T”
Biiig Stretch – “J-Pizzle”
B0nds – “knock on wood”
Woodbridge, Virginia. producer b0nds makes his entry on our list with the mellow alluring beat “knock on wood.” This has a jazzy vibe over a nice drum arrangement.
Alec Mora – “humility”
Alec Mora flips a soul-lifting sample to convey a simple but profound message of growth on his new beat. titled “humility.” The quote at the beginning mentions different time periods when humans were “certain” that something was true, only to be debunked later on by a new theory. The title refers to the attribute of being teachable and open-minded. Get it on Apple Music//Deezer
Zachary Light – “Outa Site”
Zachary Light aims to calm our nerves with the smooth atmospheric vibes of his new effort titled “Outa Site.” A laidback, downtempo cut built on. ethereal pads, haunting. vocal hummings, lush synths, and groovy percussions to match. He adds that the track “is about holistic liberation for my black & indigenous brothers and sisters.” All funds from the track will be sent to BLM5280, the Denver Black Lives Matter chapter.
Get it on /Youtube//Bandcamp
Lansing, MI-based Ess Be ‘s “Let It Go” is a fusion of the old and new. A solid blend of futuristic funk, hip-hop drum patterns and electronic synth arrangements. “Let It Go” is his solo debut single and foreshadows an upcoming LP. Get it on Apple Music//Spotify
Birds Of The West – “Naturally Grounded”
LA-based producer Birds Of The West takes us back to the essence with. the heartwarming and organic vibes on his beat “Naturally Grounded.” Soft piano chords, head-nodding drums, and melodic flutes make up most of the production and he flips a nice vocal sample into the mix. Birds Of The West is a project about not overthinking things and just letting them come up and be what they are.
Remulak – “You Know How It Goes”
We got a new one from Remulak titled “You Know How It Goes.” The beat sees the prolific producer go back to his roots and deliver a nice blend of lo-fi and sunny chill-hop to cool our jets. From distorted melodic textures to warm strings and delayed brass notes over neck-snapping drums, “You Know How It Goes” will definitely rock your speakers. Get it on Apple Music//Deezer