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New Music: UllNevaNo x [w], plus “Confidence is Everything” re-release


My man UllNevaNo never seems to stop working. I am a little late posting his full length with [w], but we did have some of the singles here. The full length is one of the best by Neva, IMO. The whole MGNTK movement with Neva, logic marselis and Illien is really fucking solid. Everything they’ve been doing is dope and really interesting.

On “Adventure Rhyme” Neva continues diving deeper into his underground rap referencing, syllable cramming style to great affect, sometimes hitting the listener with stream of conscious wordplay (MGNTK/[Bullet Proof]) and sometimes pretty straight forward storytelling (Press Run/Thank you Cali, the latter of which I get a little shoutout in). It really is UllNevaNo’s confidence that shines through and pulls you in.

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New Music: MGNTK – UllNevaNo feat. Logic Marselis & Illien Rosewell


Really feeling this new joint from UllNevaNo. It’s produced by [w], who is producing the entirety of UllNevaNo’s next project entitled “Adventure Time.” It features Logic Marselis and Illien Rosewell who both drop superb verses.

Here’s the official press release:

As we’re coming down to the wire of the release of Baltimore emcee @UllNevaNo(you’ll never know) and Manhattan, Kansas producer [w] “Adventure Rhyme” album which is slated to drop on September 30th, the emcee and producer duo show no signs of letting up with there, posse cut release entitled “MGNTK” feat @LogicMarselis and Illien rosewell (@william-rosewell) who are apart of the titled collective. Over [w] smooth boom bap production each emcee including Neva boasts with lyricism and wordplay letting other competitors know that in this game they work just as hard at putting out good and quality music, come September 30th listeners will be taken on a soundscape adventure. Enjoy!

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New Music: Bond St. District – “Everybody’s So Sleepy (August Gordon Remix)



I loved the Bond St. District project and I always love what the homie August Gordon does, so it’s only natural that I’m head over heels for this one. It’s a nice, dreamy alternative to the original which is equally dope. Peep it out and let us know what you think.

~E Major

New Album: E Major – Konduct da Invazion


Baltimore raised, Inglewood based emcee, E Major returns with a dusty fingered release entitled “Konduct da Invazion.” His latest effort finds him rapping over instrumentals from Stonesthrow beatsmith, the legendary Madlib.While this isn’t an official collaboration, E Major hand picked a 6 tracks from the Beat Konducta’s eclectic catalogue that create a cohesive soundscape. Adding sound bites from movies and interviews as well as cuts from DJ Mad One, make this an EP that feels more like an official project than a mixtape.

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New Album: Sean Armstrong – Three


Sean Armstrong is working on a series of mixtapes that are released in succession and each having one more track. Basically the first one was just a single, there was 2 For Dilla and now he unveils Three, which has 3 tracks of course. He’ll keep this up until the end of the year so you gotta keep checking his Bandcamp page or The thing that’s really impressive about this joint is he produced all three cuts too. Sean is truly a triple threat. Even with just 3 songs, he’s giving you a range of emotion, so check ‘em out and let me know what you think.

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