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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Shao Dow – “Fallen Heroes (Wiley Send)”
UK emcee Shao Dow is not new to our site but on this tune titled “Fallen Heroes (Wiley Send)” he tackles grime godfather Wiley. The song stemmed from a real-life incident that happened between Shao Dow and Wiley. Shao Dow decided to put the energy into this upbeat vibrant track. He shows disappointment in Wiley, whom he considered as a hero and lets the listener know how he truly feels. He also does it in a very classy way of addressing the situation with no restrictions and he pulls no punches as well.
Get it on Bandcamp and Soundcloud.
Dax – “My Heart Hurts”
Dax explores complete heartbreak on the heartfelt track titled “My Heart Hurts.” Over a lush and solemn soundscape, he expresses his deepest emotions about letting someone go. An action he found hard to do but for his own happiness he had to do it. The track is taken from his newest I’ll Say it For You EP. Stream it here.
Tom Damien – “Call Top Dawg/Bananas”
Emerging emcee Tom Damien bring out the big guns on his new cut “Call Top Dawg/Bananas.” Over a dark, cinematic banging beat, he showcases his lyrical dexterity from start to finish while paying tribute to his hometown of Philly. The song switches up at the end where Damien keeps the energy flowing with a solid verse to close it out. Get it on Spotify , Deezer and Apple Music
Raconteur – “Scared Of A Mic”
London emcee Raconteur faces his fears as he approaches the recording booth in his new song “Scared Of A Mic.” The emerging emcee talks about his upbringing which is far from the crazy life but rather an everyday man with relatable struggles, addiction and challenges.
Jermaine Event – “Pandemic”
Jermaine Event reflects on the recent global outbreak on his new song “Pandemic.” He details how all he really needs is his wife who has been by his side. It’s very soothing and reflective too.
Given the recent Pandemic, I reflect on all I ever really need at the end of the world is my Wife.
Get it on Deezer, Soundcloud, Apple Music.
Trust The Child – “Centipeace”
Trust The Child shares “Centipeace” off his recently released EP 3MUSEUM. The track has a smooth broody backdrop which allows Trust to deliver his verses with a unique melodic tinged flow and also explores his challenges as a creative who has to do a wide variety of things to keep his artistic juices flowing. He adds that the track is dedicated to his unique process of making things in different mediums
Get it on Soundcloud.
DemarcoTheMan – “Hell Bound”
“Hell Bound” is a solid collaborative track between emcee DemarcoTheMan and UK producer WANDER. Over a multi-layered, off-kilter backdrop, the emcee delivers a very unique verse rife with off-the-cuff lyrics and a malleable flow to match. “Hell Bound” is taken from DemarcoTheMan’s new album OlsT EAhD. I
Get it on Apple Music.
M.O. Littles (feat. Merkules & Tek Luciano) – “Hands Down”
M.O. Littles teams up with Merkules and Tek Luciano for this lyrical dense track titled “Hands Down.” Over a hard-hitting dark backdrop, the trip deliver solid verses as they capture the true essence of hip-hop
Chuuwee x Trizz – “Gas Pack”
Sacramento rapper Chuuwee and LA-based Trizz are back with a new collabo cut titled “Gas Pack” which serves as the lead single off their forthcoming album 3.5 (Eighth). Over a smokey, trippy backdrop courtesy of producer Zeon, the duo once again showcases their unique lyrical styles.
The California duo started making music together in 2014 and released their first collaboration album titled AmeriKKas Most Blunted. This album leads to 3 more projects, AMB2, Two Puff Pass and AMB3.
Get it on Apple Music.
Lex Leosis – “Ouzo”
Lex Leosis‘s newest single “Ouzo” explores the reality of coming to terms with heartbreak delivered by someone she loved. Over a lush west coast tinged banger by producer Andre, Leosis delivers a a detailed tale that everyone can latch on to.
Yakul – “Streetlight”
Brighton based neo-soul collective Yakul make their debut on our list with this solid heartwarming single titled “Streetlight.” The track is a smooth, catchy piece that showcases the band’s knack for that classic soul vibe laced with some pop elements. The track is pretty solid too with a lot of switch ups and vibrant musical arrangements and melodic performances.
“Streetlight” is lifted from their forthcoming EP due this summer, “Streetlight” out now here.
Chronixx – “Dela Move”
Jamaican act Chronixx marks his return with the gripping visuals for his single “Dela Move.” The track is an alluring precursor to Dela Splash, his highly-anticipated second studio album slated for release later this year.
Blending classic roots, rock vibes with contemporary vibes, he displays a very vibrant and enthralling performance over the alluring backdrop produced by J.L.L. and Chronixx himself.
” Its accompanying visual is a fantastical coming-of-age tale directed by Nabil Elderkin (whose credits include Kanye West, Dua Lipa, John Legend and Frank Ocean). The video was shot on Chronixx’s stomping grounds of De La Vega, Jamaica’s former capital founded as the original settlement of Spanish Town.
Get it on Spotify
Jackie Cruz – “Be Bad”
OITNB star Jackie Cruz shares the captivating visuals for her sultry single “Be Bad.” The track is a solid piece that blends soulful and atmospheric textures against Cruz’s angelic vocals as she pays tribute to feminism and inclusivity, something Jackie pushes for daily, given the industry’s diversity problem.
In the music video Jackie plays Lilith, and tells the story of creation and the Garden of Eden. The story gives a clear depiction of Jackie’s views of feminism and gender inequality. In the beginning, “god” directs Lilith and Adam on Earth below, and quickly replaces Lilith with Eve, for not being submissive enough, leaving Lilith to feel rejected and lost before reclaiming her inner power. “Be Bad” follows the release of Jackie Cruz’s debut album Hija de Chavez, which was inspired by the women who raised Jackie Cruz, and influenced her throughout her life.
Get it on Spotify.