With the endless onslaught of new music every Friday it’s hard to keep up with all the new releases. We’ve curated the essential new albums and projects out today for you to check out.
DJ Premier – Hip Hop 50, Vol. 1
In the first of a series of 10 EPs from Mass Appeal To celebrate Hip Hop’s 50th anniversary, Mass Appeal have gathered some of the biggest producers in the game to wholly produce 10 separate EPs over a year. First up, DJ Premier takes the reigns with features from Run The Jewels, Joey Bada$$, Lil Wayne and more. Find full details here.
Steve Lacy – Gemini Rights
Since bursting onto the scene with The Internet, Steve Lacy has gone from strength to strength and he’s recruited Foushée, Matt Martians and more for his latest album.
Alex Gough – LEMON****
Waterford drummer and rapper Alex Gough returns with a new five track EP showcasing his experimental flair.
RikShaw – Limited Edition
New three track care package from Irish rapper and singer Rikshaw.
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