JaRon Marshall, Elzhi, Ill Conscious x Aloeight, Ricky Felix, Joey Golden and more bring the noise this Mixtape Monday.
JaRon Marshall opens the lineup with The Black Power Tape, Elzhi returns with Seven Times Down Eight Times Up, Ill Conscious teams with Aloeight for The Epic of Gilgamesh, Ricky Felix debuts with High End Theory, and Joey Golden drops In Spite of Myself. Ifé Neuro is back with Villa Lewaro, brainorchestra. snaps on Marmalade, Robert DeNiro gives us 3AM In Brooklyn, and the FLEEMRKT team drops Get Rich or Go Broke.
Neon Brown pays tribute to a master with Kool and the Gangling and Javier Santiago raises the bar with the ReBirth EP. L.A.’s own Katalyst follows with Nine Lives, narou drops Good Company, The VV Experience puts on for London with Nuality, Eric Boss is back with Better Late Than Never, and Sango drops Da Rocinha 4. Durand Bernarr absolutely kills on DUR&, MarcNFinit flips H.E.R. and Context Chameleon’s Komorebi gets a bump. Waldo From Cincinnati closes out this week with Yellow Brick.
JaRon Marshall – The Black Power Tape
Exploring “rage, power, pride and peace,” JaRon Marshall follows the 2020 release of his acclaimed debut The Gold Tape with the four-part project The Black Power Tape.
Elzhi – Seven Times Down Eight Times Up
Elzhi makes a triumphant return with the release of his highly-anticipated album Seven Times Down Eight Times Up produced by JR Swiftz.
Ill Conscious x Aloeight – The Epic of Gilgamesh
Ill Conscious returns alongside producer Aloeight on the highly-anticipated collaborative album The Epic of Gilgamesh featuring Planet Asia, Estee Nack, King Los and more.
Ricky Felix – High End Theory
Massachusetts’ own Ricky Felix makes his debut alongside his Van Buren Records compatriots on High End Theory. Features include Luke Bar$, Jimi Tents, $ean Wire, Kadeem, Meech and Saint Lyor.
Ifé Neuro – Villa Lewaro
Ifé Neuro follows Iceberg Slim with his latest short release Villa Lewaro, which was inspired by Madame C.J. Walker.
brainorchestra. – Marmalade
Fresh off of The Wizard’s Scroll, brainorchestra. is back on the mic with the follow-up to his acclaimed 2019 album From The 908, titled Marmalade.
Robert DeNiro – 3AM In Brooklyn
Robert DeNiro sounds off with 3AM in Brooklyn featuring Ruste Juxx, John Creasy, Josiah The Gift, K. Burns, Pro Dillinger, Skyzoo, Jamil Honesty and more.
FLEEMRKT – Get Rich Or Go Broke
Bub Styles and ARXV team under the FLEEMRKT banner to drop Get Rich or Go Broke produced entirely by Ace Fayce. Sauce Heist guests on this one.
Neon Brown – Kool and the Gangling
Neon Brown pays tribute to Kool & The Gang co-founder Ronald Bell with the Kool and the Gangling flip tape. RIP to a legend.
Javier Santiago – ReBirth EP
Javier Santiago follows Are You There? with the breathtaking ReBirth EP featuring J. Hoard, Elena Pinderhughes, Braxton Cook, Danielle Wertz, Wonway Posibul and more.
Katalyst – Nine Lives
Nine-piece experimental jazz collective Katalyst follows lead single “WhatsAName” with the new album Nine Lives. Big up, L.A.
narou – Good Company
Vienna’s own narou follows the Noah Slee-assisted single “Enough” with the Good Company EP featuring Golow and at the crib.
The VV Experience – Nuality
London collective The VV Experience make their debut with the release of the energetic and electronic Nuality EP.
Eric Boss – Better Late Than Never
Following the AIME and Martronimous-assisted single “My Cherie,” Eric Boss drops Better Late Than Never.
Sango – Da Rocinha 4
Keeping the heat coming, Sango is back to follow Da Rocinha 3 with the fourth installment of the series featuring Neguim, Waxroof, VHOOR and more.
Durand Bernarr – DUR&
Travel the dimensions of Durand Bernarr’s imagination across his deeply refreshing, self-titled album DUR& featuring Ari Lennox, Kaytranada and Anna Wise.
MarcNFinit – H.E.R Reflections Remix EP
Back with another solid collection of reworks, MarcNFinit drops the seamless and ethereal H.E.R. Reflections Remix EP.
Context Chameleon – Komorebi
Pomona collective Context Chameleon travels to the outermost reaches on their ambient debut album Komorebi.
Waldo From Cincinnati – Yellow Brick
Dishing up “dope beats from the deep Midwest,” Waldo From Cincinnati keeps it soulful on the boom-bap revival tape Yellow Brick.
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