New Music: Rickie Jacobs feat. John Regan – “So Far So Good”

We’ve post a few times about the B’more artist John Regan, who had a really well received album chock full of dope collabs.  We got some good feedback too, so when he sent over this track by Rickie Jacobs that he’s featured on, making it a double dose of first-name-last-name rappers, I immediately gave it a listen.  The track is from Rickie’s Air Jacobs Reloaded album and features a slow piano loop and haunting vocal sample that set a nice tone, while the contrasting deep kicks bounce along allowing the MC’s to do a little double time rap that really sets the track off.

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New Music: John Regan – “She and H.E.R.”

John Regan: She & H.E.R. (Needlz) by Culture VI

This dude seems to be getting love all over the Internet.  And since he’s from B’more I had to give him a little light here on our blog too.  Seems like John Regan is putting together what could be an underground Hip Hop lover’s wet dream.  His upcoming album Sorry I’m Late features a host of indie talent including Marsha Ambrosius, Joell Ortiz, Skyzoo, PackFM, Nottz, Needlz, YZ, 88-Keys and more.

This joint here has John riding solo and sports a really mellow yet dramatic string sample as the MC laments his relationship woes with “H.E.R.” who of course is Hip Hop as the Common sample from his similarly themed track from his “Sense” days lets us know.

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