Sqreeb Makes A Connection Between Canada and the U.S On Instrumental Project ‘Cross The Border’

Sqreeb is all you could want in a modern-day hip hop producer. The Montreal native cuts-up samples in the vein of pioneer beatsmiths such as DJ Premier but uses elements of this generation’s digitalized programming such as Pro Tools and Fruity Loops. All of this is to say that his September full length, Cross The Border, is … More Sqreeb Makes A Connection Between Canada and the U.S On Instrumental Project ‘Cross The Border’

A Broke Ass White Boy Displays Overwhelming Talent on New Instrumental Album ‘A Beat Is Worth A Thousand Words’

I love playing instrumental projects on Saturdays. I wake up and immediately make coffee, sit down, and either read music editorials or do some work while soaking in the sounds. When the sun is starting to go down in the afternoon, and I’m on my 4th cup of coffee, I’m in the mood for some … More A Broke Ass White Boy Displays Overwhelming Talent on New Instrumental Album ‘A Beat Is Worth A Thousand Words’

Pigeons & Planes’ Freestyle Winner K1NG ELJAY Showcases His Production Chops On Instrumental Project ‘ROYALTY: The Common Tape’

Beat tapes are my weakness. I listen to a lot of hip hop, but rarely do I find an instrumental project that I really fuck with. When I do find that needle in the haystack, I play it obsessively throughout the coming weeks, and revisit it over the course of the year. K1NG ELJAY’s latest project, … More Pigeons & Planes’ Freestyle Winner K1NG ELJAY Showcases His Production Chops On Instrumental Project ‘ROYALTY: The Common Tape’

Na$im Williams Gives Us Part 2 To His ‘Sometimes God Has A Kid’s Face’ EP

Producer/DJ Na$im Williams is a well known figure in Chicago. He actively contributes to the city, even outside of music. Still, his work is acknowledged around the country, as he’s hosted DJ sets for the likes of Shade 45, Michael Christmas, and Chicago’s own Vic Spencer. I included his first Sometimes God Has A Kid’s Face … More Na$im Williams Gives Us Part 2 To His ‘Sometimes God Has A Kid’s Face’ EP

Cory Grindberg Steps Into The Spotlight On His Debut Instrumental EP ‘Uma’

There are hundreds of thousands of instrumental EP’s on SoundCloud. If you lived to be 200, you still wouldn’t have time to listen to them all, as new bodies of work are uploaded every day. For fans of the genre, I’ve always wondered – what makes you listen to one versus the other? It’s not … More Cory Grindberg Steps Into The Spotlight On His Debut Instrumental EP ‘Uma’

Zay Woodz – Idols (Exclusive Premiere + Interview)

Saint Louis native Zay Woodz has a crazy work ethic. When he’s not in school, (in Chicago) he’s working on beats or networking to further his budding career. The grind is always appreciated, and necessary in this artist centric city. We were interested in his music since he sent a submission a few weeks ago, and … More Zay Woodz – Idols (Exclusive Premiere + Interview)