Mixtape: ASAP Rocky – LiveLoveA$AP

ASAP Rocky’s story is definitely one worth highlighting.  Not in the normal way you would expect a rapper to have an interesting story, that he faced a lot of adversity and sold a lot of crack or something, he probably did, but that’s not what I feel is so important about him.  What is so important is that in July …

tccarr14Mixtape: ASAP Rocky – LiveLoveA$AP

Enjoy It While It’s Fresh: Pyramid Vritra

Hal Williams is the less visible half of the least visible component of Odd Future.  Tyler, The Creator sold 50,000 albums in the first week, and Hal uploads a stellar mini-album to soundcloud and gets 455 plays total, but I assure you, he is a member of Odd Future.  In fact, in my opinion one of the most talented members …

tccarr14Enjoy It While It’s Fresh: Pyramid Vritra

Video: BADBADNOTGOOD//Tyler, The Creator- Fish

Although Tyler became famous because of his foul-mouth and willingness to say anything, it is his true musicianship that makes him one of the most innovative and strong figures in hip-hop today.  Tyler has always talked about his love of piano and jazz and with this video he finally gets to show off exactly how talented he is.  It is …

pkelly94Video: BADBADNOTGOOD//Tyler, The Creator- Fish

mp3: Teeel- The Lucania

For anyone who needs a house/trance track for their Halloween rager, Teeel has your back.  Teeel’s latest track, ‘The Lucania’, is a spook-tinged house track that works perfectly for the season.  The song never slows down for it’s dark three minutes and contains a lot of complexities that make it better than most electro being made today.  Stream and download below… -PK

pkelly94mp3: Teeel- The Lucania

mp3: NicX- Monsters in Arizona (ft. Michael Art)

There isn’t much that I haven’t already said about the talent coming from Cleveland rapper NicX.  This new track, featuring the always strong Michael Art, is the latest leak from his upcoming project NicXNation which will be his first solo full-length.  The production is stellar on the track and a change from the usual electronic beats that NicX usually raps …

pkelly94mp3: NicX- Monsters in Arizona (ft. Michael Art)

mp3: ASAP Rocky- Bass (prod. Clams Casino)

ASAP Rocky just signed a 3-million dollar deal with Sony and is a prime example of how the industry is changing.  It was only a little while ago that ASAP Rocky first started building buzz with his track ‘Purple Swag’ and now the underground rapper is set to become one of the biggest faces in rap.  For anyone who is concerned …

pkelly94mp3: ASAP Rocky- Bass (prod. Clams Casino)

Stream: Danny Brown//Black Milk- Black and Brown

When Danny Brown dropped XXX earlier this year he established himself as one of the most interesting rap projects making music today.  Since then he has been on a non-stop mission to kill ever track that he guests on including ‘Power’ and ‘The Last Huzzah!’ further securing his spot as a leader of underground rap.  Brown’s latest, and possibly best, …

pkelly94Stream: Danny Brown//Black Milk- Black and Brown