classic Kanye West beats

Enjoy classic Kanye West beats with ESSNTL’s new compilation tape (Exclusive)

It’s never a bad day to hear some classic Kanye West beats, but today is a great candidate, as Mr. West celebrates his 39th birthday today. This is the second volume of Produced By K.West For Very Good Beats, as the first one released in January 2016. Relive some classic instrumentals in one smooth mix. . . .

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ESSNTL’S “ETYB Radio: Session 036” Features The Neptunes, Bryson Tiller, Future & More

Glide into the weekend with ESSNTL‘s latest edition of Earth To Your Brain Radio. As you would expect, the latest edition is full of the expected mix of lesser known gems, slick remixes, and current hits. This is the last installment of Season 4, but we’re nowhere near finished. Read a quote from ESSNTL below, . . .

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ESSNTL’S “ETYB Radio: Session 035” Features Kelela, LAKIM, Q-Tip & More

As the last hours of Sunday wind down for the majority of our readers, ESSNTL‘s ETYB Radio might be the perfect way to let things come to a close. If you’ve been frequenting Artistic Manifesto, you might already know what to expect. Our West Coast brethren supplies plenty of mellow vibes- from mainstream, throwback, and . . .

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ESSNTL’S “ETYB Radio: Session 034” Features Outkast, Bryson Tiller, Esta & More

Wind down your summer with the help of a new mix featuring experimental sounds, classic records, and innovative remixes courtesy of ESSNTL‘s Earth To Your Brain radio. By the time you listen to the first twenty minutes or so, you just might be ready to float away. Music comes from The Internet, John Legend, PYRMDPLAZA, Lil’ Kim, . . .

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ESSNTL’S “ETYB Radio: Session 033” Features The Notorious B.I.G., Krs, Bryson Tiller & More

Our West Coast compatriot ESSNTL drops off Session 033 of Earth To Your Brain radio, just in time for the weekend. Catch another two and a half hours of great music, including cuts from the likes of Big K.R.I.T., AbJo, Common, PARTYNEXTDOOR, Usher, Kanye West, Goapele, and many more. Stream Session 033 of Earth To . . .

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ESSNTL’S “ETYB Radio: Session 031” Features GoldLink, Dwele, Melo-Zed & More

More smooth vibes from the West Coast. ESSNTL drops some more heat with Session 031 of his highly touted Earth To Your Brain radio series. This time around, we’ll hear music from the likes of GoldLink, Dwele, Melo-Zed, Alicia Keys, IAMNOBODI, Pharrell, Tom Misch, Hiatus Kaiyote, 9th Wonder, and many more. Stream Session 031 of . . .

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ESSNTL Combines Sango & Kaytranada With “Sangranada” (Premiere)

ESSNTL follows up the success of his Kaytrango project with Sangranada, another mix drawing from the unique sounds of renowned producers Sango and Kaytranada. ESSNTL makes it clear that the project “carries the tone of a tribute to both of their iconic musical geniuses.” As per its name, Kaytrango focused largely on Kaytranada’s sounds. As ESSNTL . . .

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ESSNTL’S “ETYB Radio Season 3: Session 030” Features Musiq Soulchild, Sango, Solange & More

ESSNTL focuses on R&B and soul vibes for the latest edition of Earth To Your Brain Radio. This edition includes music from the likes of Erykah Badu, Dwele, Amerie, SPZRKT, Rochelle Jordan, Donell Jones, Pharrell Williams, SWV, and more. As always, Session 030 of ETYB is presented in conjunction with Ethereal and Artistic Manifesto. “Haven’t . . .

DILLA
New Music May 10  |  

ESSNTL – “DILLA: R&Beats Vol. 1” (EP)

West Coast creative ESSNTL brings his latest vision to life today with a new EP, DILLA: R&Beats Vol. 1. “R&Beats is a project idea that I came up with on the way home from school. Being the music hoarder that I am, I’ve been collecting instumentals and acapellas since about ’05. All of the vocals that . . .

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ESSNTL’S “ETYB Radio Season 3: Session 029” Features N*E*R*D, TroyBoi, Majid Jordan & More

ESSNTL brings light, summery vibes for Session 027 of Earth To Your Brain radio. With this series, diversity is never an issue. This release includes music from N*E*R*D, TroyBoi, Majid Jordan, Cee-Lo, Tinashe, Pharrell, Tom Misch, Dwele, Common, and more. As always, Session 029 of ETYB is presented in conjunction with Ethereal and Artistic Manifesto. . . .

rock the boat

ESSNTL Combines J Dilla & Aaliyah for “Rock The Boat (Jay Dee Remix)” (Exclusive)

West Coast creative ESSNTL introduces us to another refreshing combination with his latest concoction, combining vocals from Aaliyah‘s “Rock The Boat” and instrumentation from J Dilla‘s “Jay Dee 3” for “Rock The Boat (Jay Dee Remix).” Aaliyah’s laid back harmonies fit right in over Dilla’s eloquent string and sharp percussion; to the point that it almost feels . . .

Getting There

ESSNTL – “Getting There” (Exclusive EP)

From his writing, to his graphic design, to his production, ESSNTL continues to distinguish himself from the pack. His newly released EP, Getting There, is a testament to his ability to create vibes and moods through music. With laid back edits and remixes of music by artists such as Dom Kennedy, Sango, Frank Ocean, Sam . . .

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ESSNTL’S “ETYB Radio Season 3: Session 027” Features Erykah Badu, IAMNOBODI, Pete Rock & More

ESSNTL is back again with another installment of the Earth To Your Brain radio series. ETYB Radio Season 3: Session 027 is over two hours worth of well sequenced, varied music for your listening pleasure, courtest of ESSNTL, Ethereal, and Artistic Manifesto. “This show was literally created and recorded in my hotel room during the . . .

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ESSNTL’S “ETYB Radio Season 3: Session 026” Features Nas, Sam Gellaitry, Ohbliv & More

West Coast DJ and all-around creative extraordinaire ESSNTL drops the second session of “Earth To Your Brain Radio Season 3.” Running in at just over two hours, the mix features music from a wide array of artists such as Future, KAYTRANADA, Alicia Keys, Curren$y, Sango, LAKIM and many more. ESSNTL explains: “Took a few weeks . . .

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ESSNTL’S “ETYB Radio Season 3: Session 025” Features J. Cole, N*E*R*D, Sango & More

Long time Artistic Manifesto homie and multitalented creative mind ESSNTL continues his timeless “Earth To Your Brain” radio series today, with a smooth transition into Season 3 that features N*E*R*D, PYRMDPLAZA, J. Cole, Fortune, Gravez, Etta Bond, Sango, AbJo and many more. If this is your first time tuning in to “ETYB” radio, you’ll quickly gain . . .