The AbSoulJah - Dim The Light (Review)

The AbSoulJah - Dim The Light (Essence of Hip-Hop)

"Dim The Light" is the latest album from Queens, NY hip-hop artist The AbSoulJah. The album features guest appearances from Streets Good, HalfaBrick, Spicco and Angry Man as well as production from JFX Productions, Ugly Tony, Keko Beats, DJ Simsima and many others. It was released on January 8, 2014 via Team Thoro Music.

Fel Sweetenberg and DJ Brans - The Invisible Garden (Review)

Fel Sweetenberg and DJ Brans - The Invisible Garden (Essence of Hip-Hop)

"The Invisible Garden" is the latest album from Dirt Platoon's unofficial third member, Fel Sweetenberg. The album features guest appearances from Almighty and Dirt Platoon and is fully produced by French hip-hop producer DJ Brans. It was released on April 21, 2014 via Effiscienz.

The Cypher Effect (S3/E6) and Mic Check



The Cypher Effect comes through with the latest installation of its freestyle sessions, this time featuring verses from Shaxe Oriah, Babydownn, R-Cade, Slo Mo, Mush Mouf, Fatcat, Kahlee and Uptown Swuite spitting over an Off-Balance instrumental. The second video is a Mic Check session for NoEarth, who performs his track "Lift Me Up" off of his upcoming "Hunter Erf Thompson" album.




EK - Nightmares Of The Kennedys (Single)

Ek - Nightmares Of The Kennedys (Essence of Hip-Hop)

Boston hip-hop artist Daniel "EK" Ibeh comes through with his latest track "Nightmares of the Kennedys", which is a promo track for his upcoming "Hands Of Time" EP. The song is described as an "abstract walk through African American reality" and is produced by Bueffard Mallary. Dope shit. Peep it below.




Brother Beatbox - Vol. III (Review)

Brother Beatbox - Vol. III (Essence of Hip-Hop)

"Vol. III" is the latest album from UK hip-hop producer Brother Beatbox. The album features guest appearances from Deeflux, Rebels To The Grain, Joker Starr, Lakai and many others and is fully produced by Brother Beatbox himself. It is set to be released on June 30, 2014 via De Facto Entertainment.

Londn Blue - Stars (Single)

Londn Blue - Stars (Essence of Hip-Hop)

Alabama emcee Londn Blue is back yet again, this time with a laid back cut named "Stars". The song is real nice and features Londn spitting some honest and personal rhymes over an atmospheric self-produced instrumental. The verse on this was song originally going to end up on the "Intro" to his upcoming "False Hope" album, but it ended up not making the final cut. "False Hope" is set to drop later this summer.



Buckshot and P-Money - BackPack Travels (Review)

Buckshot and P-Money - Backpack Travels (Essence of Hip-Hop)

"Backpack Travels" is a collaborative album between Boot Camp Clik / Black Moon emcee Buckshot and New Zealand based hip-hop producer P-Money. The album features guest appearances from Steele (of Smif-N-Wessun), Joey Bada$$, CJ Fly, Raz Fresco and others and is fully produced by P-Money himself. It was released on June 24, 2014 via Dirty Records / Dawn Raid Records / Duck Down Music.