Illect Recordings: The Independent Hip Hop Label You Need To Know (And Their Latest Songs)

Josh from Illect Recordings has been sending me exciting, diverse content from his signee’s for years now. It is very rare that I don’t write about it because the music is so unique, creative, and beautifully blended with a host of influences. The label and the artists’ desire to create the best music possible oozes … More Illect Recordings: The Independent Hip Hop Label You Need To Know (And Their Latest Songs)

If You Were Wondering About Sivion’s Whereabouts, Relax. He’s Good. (New Track and Review)

With all of the tragedy befalling the world, and news headlines hitting every orifice of social media and the web, it is difficult to imagine life getting better any time soon. While many of us are stuck in our homes with schools, restaurants, bars, and the like closed, we’ll always have music to get us … More If You Were Wondering About Sivion’s Whereabouts, Relax. He’s Good. (New Track and Review)

Rel McCoy Questions His Path In New Music Video, ‘Part Of The Plan’

Last June, the legendary Illect Recordings signed Toronto based emcee/producer Rel McCoy. He started off with a bang, dropping singles and my personal favorite (which I wrote about), Call Of The Times. Just two months later he delivered an incredible full length that piqued the interest of hip hop heads around the globe. The song that … More Rel McCoy Questions His Path In New Music Video, ‘Part Of The Plan’

Jawn Stockton & Swoope Drop Beautiful Yet Complex Instrumental LP ‘Serene’

I LOVE instrumental albums, and Jawn Stockton & Swoope made an excellent one. I always wonder how a producer chooses titles for certain tracks, but with Serene, the mystery was gone. Each one made sense to me, but of course they are open to interpretation. I found that to be one of the greatest elements … More Jawn Stockton & Swoope Drop Beautiful Yet Complex Instrumental LP ‘Serene’

London Based MC K.I.N.E.T.I.K. Shows Love For His Hometown In New Track ‘Come Back Home’

In a time where devastation runs rampant throughout the United States from school shootings, cities ripe with crime and homicides, and the overall fear of our country’s destruction, it’s nice to hear someone speak so elegantly about his love for his home town. I found this in the form of Come Back Home, a collaborative … More London Based MC K.I.N.E.T.I.K. Shows Love For His Hometown In New Track ‘Come Back Home’

UK Emcee K.I.N.E.T.I.K. & Switzerland Producer Soulseize Remind Us To Relax on ‘Park Bench’

Another day, another drop from ILLECT Recordings. This time we’ve got a laid back reflective piece from Emcee K.I.N.E.T.I.K. (UK) and producer Soulseize (Switzerland). The guys over at the label are always on point with the artists they co-sign, and this duo is no different. On Park Bench, K.I.N.E.T.I.K. takes a pew on an undisclosed park … More UK Emcee K.I.N.E.T.I.K. & Switzerland Producer Soulseize Remind Us To Relax on ‘Park Bench’

Sareem Poems & Newselph Drop Effortlessly Smooth Single, ‘This Life,’ Off Upcoming Joint LP

If you still aren’t aware of Illect Recordings, you’re missing out on a LOT of dope music. A prominent signee, Sareem Poems, has been all over flowsfordays, and has never offered anything less than innovative hip hop. He can switch from smooth nostalgia to lyrical slaughters that will put most emcee’s to rest. Sareem Poems … More Sareem Poems & Newselph Drop Effortlessly Smooth Single, ‘This Life,’ Off Upcoming Joint LP

Sareem Poems’ Takes A Nostalgic Trip Back To His Hip Hop Childhood

Illect Recordings is at it again, hosting Sareem Poems’ latest single Kick’n It. Sareem was once a student of hip hop, and while he continues to sharpen his pen and evolve, he is leaps and bounds ahead of the youngins of the SoundCloud universe. Kick’n It is an ideal representation of Sareem’s introduction to the genre as a … More Sareem Poems’ Takes A Nostalgic Trip Back To His Hip Hop Childhood

ILLECT Recordings Newest Signee Rel McCoy Proves His Worth Once Again on Second Offering ‘Call of the Times’

If ILLECT Recordings signs a new artist they most likely have unlimited talent and potential. The label and their subsequent emcee’s are all about the music and stray away from politics and drama. Illect has been around since 2003, and the fact that they are still in business and working just as hard is a testament … More ILLECT Recordings Newest Signee Rel McCoy Proves His Worth Once Again on Second Offering ‘Call of the Times’

Illect Recordings’ newest signee Die-Rek Introduces Himself with Self Produced ‘The Name Is Die-Rek’

My good friends over at Illect Recordings have been holding down independent rap for over a decade now. They only sign artists that they believe in and know will bring a positive contribution to the label. When Illect announced another addition to the family, my hopes were high. Enter Die-Rek. With his flow, delivery, meaning … More Illect Recordings’ newest signee Die-Rek Introduces Himself with Self Produced ‘The Name Is Die-Rek’