Tag Archives: Rap

SONG OF THE DAY EPMD – It’s My Thang

It’s My Thang is another funky little hip-hop blast from the past and dates back to 1988 when it was first released on Fresh/Sleeping Bag Records.  Featuring on the critically acclaimed Strictly Business album by the hip-hop duo EPMD, this record earned … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Run DMC – Down with the King

I love this track! Originally released in 1993, Down with the King was the first single and title track from Run DMC’s sixth studio album.  The song proved to be a major success and became Run DMC’s second-biggest hit after … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Damu The Fudgemunk & Flex Mathews – Everyday All Day

Today’s lively offering puts a and extra-large spring or two in your step, there’s no doubt about that!  From Damu the Fudgemunk & Flex Mathews Dreams & Vibrations album comes Everyday All Day, a feast of buoyant, juicy beats and flamin’ classic … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY L’Orange & Mr. Lif – The Scribe (feat. Akrobatik & DJ QBert)

How much am I enjoying this track!!!?? It’s so good! I’ve been getting more familiar with L’Orange & Mr. Lif’s 2016 dystopian concept album,  The Life & Death of Scenery after featuring Strange Technology the other day.  It’s superb album and I urge you to … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY L’Orange & Mr. Lif – Strange Technology (feat. Akrobatik & Gonjasufi)

Producer L’Orange and Jeffrey Haynes, a.k.a Mr Lif, joined forces for their 2016 album The Life & Death Of Scenery.  Released through a partnership between Adult Swim and Mello Music Group, the record commences with one of four addresses from “The Narrator” … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Lost Arts – Marlowe (L’Orange & Solemn Brigham)

“An artist afraid to overreach himself is as useless as a general who is afraid to be wrong” (Raymond Chandler)  Producer L’Orange & rapper Solemn Brigham have just joined forces under the name Marlowe and, true to the words of … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Microphone Misfitz – Black Paranoia Feat. Fury

Six years ago Chicago’s Microphone Misfitz launched their Escape From Babylon series.  The 2nd volume  followed three years later in 2015 and in February this year came the third instalment: 15 more tracks digging even deeper into social and political issues. This … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Herbaliser – Breach

UK hip hop veterans, The Herbaliser have spent the last 25 years touring and recording, building up a well-deserved and hefty fan base over the years with their diverse blends of hip hop, jazz and funk. Releasing their appropriately titled … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Cut Chemist – Work My Mind (feat Chali 2na and Hymnal)

Eagerly awaiting the release of Cut Chemist’s second studio album this March (and first record in 12 years), I’ve been delving into the LP’s three available tracks so far! American DJ, producer and solo turntablist Lucas MacFadden, a.k.a Cut Chemist, … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Cut Chemist – Metalstorm feat. Edan & Mr. Lif

American DJ, producer and solo turntablist Lucas MacFadden, a.k.a Cut Chemist, is due to release his second official studio album this March.  Die Cut follows his 2006 debut LP The Audience’s Listening and is to be Cut Chemist’s first ‘artist’ album’ in over a decade. … Continue reading

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