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 Submissions. Now that is what we call dedication, so sit back relax and get familiar with these acts. Remember, don’t forget to support them by sharing their works.
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Lil Brick x Dre The Monarch – “Studio 22”
Lil Brick and Dre the Monarch team up to deliver this piece titled “Studio 22” that touches on the current state of affairs in the USA. Backed by a solemn backdrop, the duo shares their thoughts on racism, self-growth, and much more. Far from being too serious or preachy, they also keep it lighthearted with some elements of bravado and stylish flows.
Get it on Apple Music//Deezer
Sho Richardsin – “Tushonda’s Graduation Present Freestyle (Remix by Coming to America Motorcade Theme Song)”
Rapper/producer Sho Richardsin comes through with a vibrant cut titled “Tushonda’s Graduation Present Freestyle (Remix by Coming to America Motorcade Theme Song).” Over the cinematic backdrop from the cult classic movie, Sho Richardsin delivers a fiery performance laced with unbridled bravado and storytelling to match.
SOMA – “Rudeboi”
SOMA is a collaboration between Zimbabwe-born rapper Shumba Maasai and UK producer Hermes, long time friends and members of Plus TRBE Recordings collective. “Rudeboi” is a harrowing cut that dwells on Africans wishing to migrate to Europe. He doesn’t hold back and gives the listener an unfiltered account of life in the west and it’s not as rosy as they make it out to be.
“Rudeboi” is the duo’s lead single from their 4 track project TOTKO, the follow up to its 2016 predecessor T.O.T.K.O
Get it on Apple Music//Spotify//Soundcloud
narou – “Hesitated”
“Hesitated” is Narou‘s newest release of his GOOD COMPANY EP; a body of work reflecting on the importance of being surrounded by positive people. He delivers a smooth alluring piece that is quite reflective and melodic as well.
Big Haz – “We Live Hip Hop” feat. Daz Dillinger
Big Haz homage to the culture and the rappers that came before him on “We Live Hip Hop.” Backed by a west coast styled bounce, he and the legendary Dogg Pound member Daz Dillinger share their personal love for the culture and give props to emcees like UTFO, RUN DMC, NWA, LL Cool J, Canibus amongst others. This song is taken from Big Haz’s upcoming Sophomore Album which will be released in late October 2020.
Get it on Apple Music//Deezer
Hope Tala – “All My Girls Like To Fight”
London based artist Hope Tala‘s new single “All My Girls Like To Fight” caught her attention with its unique songwriting and gripping vocal performance. The track is a bossa nova inspired cut that swirls and curves at every turn. The sublime mood is quite enticing and you will get hooked once you hit the play button. “All My Girls Like To Fight.” is the lead single from her upcoming EP Girl Eats Sun, her debut via Republic Records.
Regina Divot – “Sauce”
Regina Divot makes our list with some good old “Sauce.” The talented act delivers a melodic performance showcasing her versatile skills over the moody trap backdrop. It’s all about self-affirmation and confidence.
Saif – “Live” (feat. Munia)
Australian Bangladeshi hip-hop act SAIF delivers an insightful piece titled “Live”. A moody, piano-driven piece that sees SAIF pouring his emotions on wax in an unapologetic manner.
Get it on Apple Music.
Cali Kush 2Tall – “Fall Back”
Memphis based Cali Kush 2Tall reflects on his love life and much more on the introspective single “Fall Back.” backed by a dreamy solemn backdrop, he shares his thoughts and then some. The video was shot by @kyroswanks
Get it on Soundcloud.
Okvsho – “Sway” feat. Dylan.Negativ
Okvsho. teams up with emcee Dylan.Negativ on their collaboration titled “Sway.” A mellow soulful jam that sees Dylan.Negativ waxing lyrical about his love for the lady that caught his eye. The song is from our new Album Kamala’s Danz. Get it on Apple Music//Deezer//Bandcamp// Soundcloud
JP Reynolds – “How Many More”
JP Reynolds doesn’t mince his words as he voices his anger and frustration on his new single “How Many More.” He dwells on the current state of police brutality and wonders how many more would occur before the true change takes place. The visual is shot by director ZILLA using and iPhone 10R. It’s quite innovative and well crafted too. It was edited by JP Reynolds. “How Many More” (Prod. By Mayboi) available HERE.
Get it on Apple Music//Deezer//Soundcloud//Spotify
Von G x feat Travesty – “Black Lives Shattered”
Von G and Travesty do not hold anything back as they deliver unapologetic rhymes on their collaboration titled “Black Lives Shattered.” They make use of a thematic soulful backdrop for their take on the state of black folks from systemic racism, economical depression, and much more.
Get it on Soundcloud.
Potatohead People & De La Soul ft. Posdnous and Kapok – “Baby Got Work”
Vancouver’s Potatohead People team up with Posdnous (De La Soul ) and Kapok on this uplifting collaboration titled “Baby Got Work.” Backed by a smooth bass-driven soulful backdrop, Posdnous implores us to stay focused on our purpose and not get distracted by external forces no matter how hard it gets. Joining him on the track is singer Kapok who ties it up with a solid melodic chorus. “Baby Got Work” is the second single off their new album Mellow Fantasy. The LP is due on Bastard Jazz Recordings Fall, 2020.
Get it on Apple Music//Soundcloud
R.O.E. – “Shine”
Los Angeles-based artist R.O.E. (Rising Over Envy) goes into full introspective mode on his new release “Shine.” Backed by the smooth, solemn beat courtesy of Slot-A , R.O.E. delivers a passionate performance peppered with personal and uplifting lyrics that captures his journey in life thus far
Get it on Deezer//Spotify
Nostalgia – “Ayahuascan Clover”
South African producer Nostalgia links up with ASP for this retro-tinged collaboration titled “Ayahuascan Clover.” The track flips a classic sample into the perfect backdrop for ASP’s insightful and bravado styled lyrics.
“Ayahuascan Clover” is the first leak from Nostalgia and ASP collaborative project, SOAKED. This is an album fully produced, executive produced and mastered by Nostalgia, and is fully written and mixed by ASP.
Geno Five – “Gettin’ Right”
Geno Five and producer, Alejandro team up for this vibrant RnB cut “Gettin’ Right” Geno Five comes through and delivers a melodic flow and dwells on his past relationship for a bit as he moves on to greater things.
“Gettin’ Right” is a gift to the fans to celebrate the anniversary of the Point Five Project (Sept. 29, 2020)
James Gardin x MikeyyAustin – “Shine Thru”
James Gardin teams up with MikeyyAustin for a new collaboration titled “Shine Thru.” The production has a nice fusion of jazz and trap-Esque mood with its horn-driven texture which fits Gardin’s melodic flow and insightful lyrics.
Get it on Apple Music//Deezer//