Listen: XV - 'Chaka Shao Khan'
Kansas native XV has reworked supreme funk vocalist Chaka Khan’s ‘Angel’ into a soulful hip-hop joint. Chaka’s vocals have been distorted for the chorus to reach an even higher pitch –yes that is possible. XV’s rhymes are purposeful while DJ Tech-Neek’s head nodding production makes this one a must listen.
As far as we're aware, there's only 3 McFly's in this world: the first is Marty McFly. He's a badass. Then we have the pop band McFly, not very badass. Lastly we have Sheefy McFly, who just dropped his Northernplayalistikcapricemuzik mixtape, cementing his place as a supreme badass. [read more]
Friendzone are one of many rising stars in the field of hip hop production right now, following their incredible collaborative EP with Main Attrakionz last year, Perfect Skies. The momentum just keeps building for the Bay Area duo, who now release the occasional jam on their Soundcloud page, and ‘I Have Nothing’, shared by the producers this week, is definitely worth downloading. [read more]
This Ben Butler & Mousepad remix of 'Vilnius Bump' - from the recently released Fulgeance album To All Of You - is so glitchy and bizarre that only the waveforms can accurately describe the mayhem involved. [read more]