Tag: UllNevaNo

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: Logic Marselis – MGNTK.2


New beat tape/mixtape from producer Logic Marselis called MGNTK.2. Logic, whom readers of this probably know from his work with UllNevaNo,  has a great sound that’s part traditional boom bap, part new school Dilla disciple, if that makes any sense. He goes smooth a lot of times but can make joints that knock too. This particular project was recorded on tape so it has a lo-fi quality. Before I listened I wasn’t sure if that would help or hurt the project but it actually has a very subtle effect that kind of muffles the samples some times but it gives it warmth that if you didn’t know it was on tape you’d probably feel. It definitely feels good. The joint called “california” has such a great almost transcendent vibe. The surprise for me though was him rhyming along with UllNevaNo on “Blk Business.” I really like his voice and his flow is pretty effortless. Check it out below but also support by going to Bandcamp and doing the “name your price” thing.

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New Music: UllNevaNo – Vacant Tapes


UllNevaNo with a new joint, going in over Kendrick’s “Momma.”

As we’re getting close to the middle of 2015, the Baltimore/Cali based lyricist is showing no signs of letting up with upcoming projects with |w| called “Adventure Rhyme” slated for a early summer release under F14 x MGNTK, Neva is always flexing his rhyming skills randomly whether it’s lose joints over instrumentals or original material, showing that this emcee loves to rap period. UllNevaNo takes on the kendrick Lamar knxwledge produced track “Momma” it’s very personal where the emcee touches on his parents being separated and going thru a divorce and how he views things as an adult, and how he notices now that since his mother isn’t around the father has some guilt and low key wants her back. Feel free to share this with as many blogs social media accounts as possible, until then we’ll be keeping you posted on upcoming records from UllNevaNo.

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New Music: UllNevaNo x Illien – Confidence is Everything

UllNevaNo is one of the most prolific artists in the game and he doesn’t show signs of slowing up in 2015. To jump off the new year he and Norfolk, VA/Oxnard CA producer Illien unleash a 9 track project entitled “Confidence is Everything.” Neva’s ever present rapid fire, ping pong flow contrasts Illien’s smooth, soulful sound beds as both show a confidence in their craft that makes the title of the album apt.

Check out the full project, which is available for purchase (name your price), and the video for the titular track below.

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