New Music: Logic Marselis – MGNTK.2

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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: E Major – New Day

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New track from my forthcoming EP length mixtape where I’m going in over Madlib beats. The 2nd from said project. Expect the whole thing to drop around the end of spring/beginning of summer. I start out writing these things with the intent of simply doing some wordplay and shit talking and while I do plenty of that, so far these “freestyles” have been peppered with an unintended self reflection. I keep taking stock of my personal relationship with Hip Hop. It’s kind of interesting. But it’s like I say in this particular track “I guess I use it just to ask questions/ to take out my aggression and to bask in my obsessions.”

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New Music: E Major – 2 Real

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E Major is back with a new freestyle! Entitled “2 Real” is finds him freestyling over Madlib and Freddie Gibbs’ “Real” instrumental from their Piñata album. Starting out aggressively then switching to a more reflective tone once the beat changes, E Major is laying it all out in this freestyle. But is it TOO real?

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