maverick

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After a bunch of collaborative releases with the likes of FloFilz, Katharsis & Zen-Zin, here’s finally a solo album by Pawcut. Featuring mic guests Pseudo Slang, Billy Woods, Zen-Zin and more. Out on Radio Juicy and Urban Waves. Available at hhv.de or Bandcamp.

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mr. wonderful

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Action Bronson‘s major-label debut album “Mr. Wonderful,” is coming! Since the first leak back in may 2014, “Easy Rider” (Prod. Travis Mitchell), and two others shares “Actin Crazy” (Prod. Noah “40” Shebib & Omen) and “Terry” (Prod. by The Alchemist), the LP will be released on March 24th. “Mr Wonderful” recorded throughout 2014, was produced by several high-profile record producers, such as The Alchemist, Mark Ronson and Noah “40” Shebib. The album has guest appearances by Big Body Bes, Meyhem Lauren, Chauncy Sherod, Chance the Rapper and Party Supplies.

“It’s not just an orgy of Rap, it’s an orgy of music. But there is an orgy or Rap. I say the first six songs would be the illest Rap album that ever came out.”

“Mr Wonderful” is available March 24th on VICE/Atlantic LP – pre-order it at iTunes or Amazon.

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smoke break

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Pawcut now released his free prequel EP “Smoke Break” to his upcoming LP “Maverick”. All tracks produced, mixed and mastered by pawcut himself. The EP features cuts by DJ Access and remix versions by Edo G and Massive Attack. Out on Radio Juicy, available on Bandcamp. “Maverick” LP drops February 27th, pre-order now on HHV.

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b4da$$

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Brooklyn native hip hop recording artist and co-founder of the hip-hop collective Pro Era, Joey Bada$$ prove his skills with the release of his debut album. The LP is entitled “B4DA$$” – pronounced Before Da Money – it’s the answer after several several guest appearances and his debut mixtape 1999 in June 2012.

Out on Cinematic Music Group, available on 20th January at iTunes or Amazon.

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pacifics

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“Pacifics” is the first compilation of the UKNOWY record label from Germany. They want to back talented Hip Hop producers from the underground beat scene. The collection holds tracks by producers like Žiga Murko, Flamingosis, Andi Malanders, Nino El Dino, MentPlus, SWARVY, Lanzo Sumthin Gunny, Johnny North, Michael Gordy, lwptch and wootabi. Available from now on Bandcamp.

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penthouse

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Wun Two’s new instrumental album has now arrived. After “Rio” in 2014, “Penthouse” is the fifth album by the german producer. It is now available on tape or vinyl via Vinyl Digital, or digital on iTunes/Amazon. Stream some preview-tracks of the 35 minute relaxed LP. Artwork by Alex Brade & Alex Kunz.

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favourite things | 11.14

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Our monthly installment of the soundcloud selection holds 42 tracks/2:30hrs of new music. The ‘Favourite Things 11.14′ features tracks, productions and demos by musicians such as Silk Rhodes, JMSN, Anderson Paak, Street Rat, Harris Cole, FKJ, James Tillman, Leon Bridges, Al Dobson Jr., FloFilz, Pawcut, Iamnobodi, Wun Two, Tom Misch & Carmody, Stray, The Stand4rd, Funkadelic & Soul Clap, Skinshape, Romare and Bonobo.

Check out our (almost) daily updated soundcloud page.

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framework

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Hubert Daviz is a romanian-born beatmaker, now living in Germany/Cologne. His first album back in 2010 was “Proceduri De Rutina” (Melting Pot Music), the second LP was the collaboration with DJ Hulk Hodn in 2011 “Kaseta” (Rough Trade Records). He produced several artists of the past years, such as 2010 LP by Morlockk Dilemma “Der Eiserne Besen”. Hubert Daviz recently dropped the free-EP “Framework” which is now available on Bandcamp.

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retox

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“Retox” is the second album by the Austro-German producer group consisting of Suff Daddy, Dexter and Brenk Sinatra. The album was recorded in a small timber cottage somewhere in Germany/Bavaria earlier this year. The Betty Ford Boys moved their home-studios from Berlin, Stuttgart and Vienna into the small shack and let loose. “Retox” is a complete bass-heavy, instrumental hip-hop album … If „Retox“ follows a formula then the formula is that there is no formula.

Available today (November 28th) on Melting Pot Music and Bandcamp.

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36 seasons

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Ghostface Killah is slated to release his 36 Seasons album on Salvation Music/Tommy Boy. The album holds  productions by The Revelations and guest appearances from AZ, Kool G. Rap, Tre Williams, Kandace Springs, Rell and Pharoahe Monch. Out December 9th, pre-order vinyl or the deluxe fan-bundle here, or digitally via iTunes. Listen to the first tracks and the album sampler …

“Tony Starks returns to Staten Island after nine years, like a man returning home from a war,” according to a press release. “He wants the company of old friends, to reunite with his girl, to live a quiet life. But New York has other plans for him.”

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