Big Grams (Big Boi x Phantogram) – Big Grams EP [Epic Records]
Electronic / Future Bass / Hip-Hop/Rap

Big Grams (Big Boi x Phantogram) – Big Grams EP [Epic Records]

by Kyle Taylor | This certainly wasn’t the most predictable collaboration, but often times that aspect can be the most beneficial. For Big Boi and Phantogram‘s new Big Grams EP the benefit is clear. Two brilliantly talented musical acts, with vastly differing sounds together in the studio. The result is a streamline of haunting, airy productions, protruding with the purposefully … Continue reading

Fried Monk – “Sandy Lazers” (feat. Tha Riva) [Funkadelphia Exclusive Premier]
Electronic / Exclusives / Hip-Hop/Rap

Fried Monk – “Sandy Lazers” (feat. Tha Riva) [Funkadelphia Exclusive Premier]

by Kyle Taylor | It’s been a while since we’ve had some new material from Fried Monk. His last release, the Enter the Batcave EP was a collaborative effort between himself and fellow local producer <radioaddict> (under the moniker Fried Addict). Beside that, it’s been since November of 2013 when Fried Monk released his debut, self-titled EP. After … Continue reading

Esseks – Spades | Name Your Price
Bass / Hip-Hop (Instrumental) / Hip-Hop/Rap

Esseks – Spades | Name Your Price

by Kyle Taylor | Sam Eckstein has his fingers dipped in music from a multitude of perspectives. The New York musician is perhaps best known for his role in the electronica hip hop group, Technicolor Lenses. But equally on the rise is Eckstein’s solo production project, Esseks. The Brooklyn producer has put out collaborative albums with Space Jesus on Gravitas Recordings (Dopplebangers), and Dailon on Gladkill & Sugarpill‘s Foundation … Continue reading

Emancipator – “Anthem (Rasp-5 Remix)”
Hip-Hop/Rap

Emancipator – “Anthem (Rasp-5 Remix)”

by Kyle Taylor | Conscious hip hop is all too often lost nowadays in a rapidly expanding ocean of calculated and commercialized, all uninspired rhymes. This only makes the efforts of underground artists pushing the envelope that much more impressive. New York artist Rasp-5 is undeniably a soldier in that fight, consistently applying his seamless perspective through brilliantly … Continue reading