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Cal Rips – Need Somebody (ft. Matt McGhee)

PRODUCER: ClaytDaGreat
ADDITIONAL PRODUCTION BY: Matt McGhee
LATEST RELEASE: District of Corruption | Download

Cal Rips and Matt McGhee let their chemistry take over on “Need Somebody,” a sample-based track that features some nice verses from the After F affiliates. They trade lines over the speaker-rocking production from ClaytDaGreat, with some additional production from McGhee. This is the latest teaser from these two as they prepare their upcoming projects.

Denzel Curry – 32 Zel / Planet Shrooms [Stream]

PURCHASE: 32 Zel / Planet Shrooms

The wait is finally over. After making a huge statement with his debut Nostalgia 64 back in 2013, Denzel Curry delivers his latest double EP, 32 Zel / Planet Shrooms. The highly anticipated project will serve as an appetizer to the real album that he expects to drop late 2015/early 2016. On the double EP, you can find contributions from C9‘s J.K. The Reaper, Mike Dece, Twelve’Len, Nell and more. Stream the new release from Miami’s most promising artist above.

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Homegrown Orlando: May Edition

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PHOTOGRAPHER: Kenny Bobby | Twitter

Every month, we link up with Dope Entertainment to put on our Homegrown show which showcases the best upcoming local acts in the city the event is held. Holding it down at last month’s Homegrown show in Orlando was Tai Pride, HiRollaz, LB Leagalize & Yung Smurf, F.Y.Mob, Kidd Adamz, Hunter Dubois, Loui Larsen and J.R. & Chris Candel. You can check out all the photos from the showcase below shot by the talented Tampa native, Kenny Bobby.

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Leo S.i.N.S. – Soul Manifest

DIRECTOR: Patrick Young
UPCOMING PROJECT: BlackSpaid
RELEASE DATE: TBA 2015
INSTRUMENTAL PROJECTS: via Bandcamp

Massachusetts producer & artist Leo S.i.N.S. welcomes himself to the Sunshine State with his latest visual, “Soul Manifest.” The video, which was directed by Patrick Young, joins Leo in a freestyle through his day’s journey and all of its manifestations.  Be sure to check out some of his instrumental releases on his Bandcamp here.

 

Nikko Lafre – Still Geech

PRODUCER: Seventh Soldano
UPCOMING PROJECT: Troubled Soul: Blame The City
RELEASE DATE: June 9

Fresh off the release of his well-received Troubled Soul: Blame The City mixtape, Nikko Lafre is back to officially release the bonus cut from the iTunes version of the project. His latest offering comes in the form of “Still Geech” a versatile new cut from the Minnesota native. Seventh Soldano provides the spacey, bass-driven instrumental which Nikko rides with ease, weaving together braggadocios and real-life lines along the way.

Mouf & ryanlayzer – Nobody (ft. Cherele)

PRODUCER: ryanlayzer
UPCOMING PROJECT: WTF EP
RELEASE DATE: TBA 2015

Mouf of Pay Up! Game and ryanlayzer are in the studio working on a collaborative EP titled WTF.  To kick off the project they’ve released the first official single titled “Nobody” which features the talented Cherele, also of Pay Up! Game. The track has an invigorating beat, which also happened to be produced by Ryan Lazer himself. Stream the track above, and stay tuned for any new releases off the project.

Lamb$ – 100 After 100

PRODUCER: TUGER
LATEST PROJECT: Fukk Karma | Download

Lamb$ has worked with alongside many artists including A$AP Ant, Reese, J $tash, Key!, Shy Glizzy and Fat Nick, so it’s no surprise when the rapper delivers new substantial content. Serving fans not only with a new track but also a new video, Lamb$ isn’t playing any games. His track titled “100 After 100” features production by TUGER, which is perfect for your summer nights. Also, a new visual for his StakzDaProducer-produced track “Free my Niggas” where you can find Lamb$ in the dark, gritty video shot by Kendall Mathis, in the cut spitting his usual bars can be viewed here.