clipping., Malik Elijah, earoh, Ill Scholars, Fat Tony and more raise the bar this Mixtape Monday.
clipping. is up first with Visions of Bodies Being Burned, Malik Elijah serves Free Lemonade, earoh drops JUCO, and Ill Scholars make the cut with their self-titled album. Fat Tony drops Exotica, Otis Junior & Dr. Dundiff are Rising With It, and Jetpack Jones & TheGeekSquad present Lemur.
Kaelin Ellis returns with After Thoughts and Native Dancer drops TIDES. Georgie Sweet is Misunderstood, BusCrates makes his return with Blasting Off, Soul Supreme drops off a self-titled project and The Bad Mancinis’ Ill Murray mixtape gets a bump. Deca closes out this week with Snakes and Birds.
clipping. – Visions of Bodies Being Burned
clipping. reimagines horrorcore on the follow-up to There Existed an Addiction… titled Visions of Bodies Being Burned.
Malik Elijah – FREE LEMONADE
Malik Elijah follows standout single “Simmer” with the release of his first full-length mixtape titled FREE LEMONADE.
earoh – JUCO
DJ and producer earoh puts on for Los Angeles with the release of JUCO, which explores the thin line between “self-sabotage and inspiration.”
Ill Scholars – Ill Scholars
The Others alums Mattic and Madwreck reunite as Ill Scholars on their self-titled debut album featuring YagoMeans.
Fat Tony – Exotica
H-Town spitter Fat Tony returns with “an ode to the art of storytelling” titled Exotica. The project produced by GLDNEYE boasts a feature from Bun B.
Otis Junior x Dr. Dundiff – Rising With It
Otis Junior & Dr. Dundiff are back to follow SGJAZZ and the more recent Waves with Rising With It featuring J. Lamotta.
Jetpack Jones x TheGeekSquad – Lemur
Jetpack Jones is joined by TheGeekSquad, to follow his albums The Wounded Healer and Ball In Your Court with Lemur featuring Sir Jameson.
Kaelin Ellis – After Thoughts
A few months removed from Moments, Kaelin Ellis returns with After Thoughts. If you dug The Roots’ Sandwiches, you will love this.
Native Dancer – TIDES
London collective Native Dancer makes their full-length debut with the lush and soulful TIDES album featuring standout singles “Pixes” and “Transitions.”
Georgie Sweet – Misunderstood
Georgie Sweet knocks it out of the park with her debut album Misunderstood produced by Simon S, Marc Rapson, Mecca:83, K15 and Theo Howarth.
BusCrates – Blasting Off
Back with plenty of funk, BusCrates drops Blasting Off. This outing features the likes of Anda, DJ Epik, Sally Green, Tony Ozier, JP Patterson and more.
Soul Supreme – Soul Supreme
Amsterdam’s own Soul Supreme follows the A Tribe Called Quest tribute Check The Rhime/Lyrics To Go with a self-titled clinic in fat synths.
The Bad Mancinis – Ill Murray
Boston collective The Bad Mancinis celebrate comedy legend Bill Murray with the Ill Murray mashup mixtape.
Deca – Snakes and Birds
NYC’s own Deca follows to The Donner Party with the new album Snakes and Birds featuring Ciggy, Eligh and DJ Stan Solo.
Karas Lamb writes and digs for tunes you haven’t heard yet. She wants to listen to your music. Follow her on Twitter @karaslamb.