Ms. Communication
New Music May 23  |  

Da-P and theMIND talk modern dating frustrations on “Ms. Communication”

“Love sure feels like Murphy’s Law.” Montreal-based producer Da-P and Chicagoan vocalist theMIND prove to be a salient combination on “Ms. Communication,” a track that focuses on the complications that can come with miscommunication in modern day dating situations. The soulful record is pushed forward by soulful instrumentation, along with gorgeous vocals from theMIND and . . .

black boy joy
New Music Aug 29  |  

Daz Rinko drops his future bounce and jazz-inspired ‘Black Boy Joy’ EP

After months of dropping singles Memphis emcee Daz Rinko finally drops his highly anticipated EP Black Boy Joy. The 6-track future bounce and jazz inspired project features SPRILL, Donato, Blasko and theMIND. On this piece of work Daz unapologetically touches on topics of living in Memphis, the peaks and valleys of love, religion, politics, and being . . .

New Music May 15  |  

Daz Rinko shows off new colorful, bouncy sounds on “SOS”

Memphis emcee Daz Rinko returns with a bouncy colorful single enitled “SOS.” Given the title and content of the song “SOS” may sound a little different than what you’d expect. However, if you are familiar with Daz Rinko’s catalog, it stays true to his future bounce rap sound. “SOS” was inspired by Daz’s opinion about . . .

father son holy smoke
New Music Mar 10  |  

Smino – “Father Son Holy Smoke”

St. Louis rapper Smino‘s blkswn album is releasing on March 14th, and he decided to set the stage with an equality-focused record called “Father Son Holy Smoke.” The album will feature appearances from Ravyn Lenae, theMIND, Sango, Monte Booker, and more. Stream the THEMpeople-produced “Father Son Holy Smoke” below.

The Healing Component

Stream Mick Jenkins’ ‘The Healing Component’ debut album

Between his lyrical talent and knack for creating catchy songs over ear-catching production, Mike Jenkins has built up a lot of interest for his debut album, The Healing Component. The Chicago spitter has come through as expected with the release of the fifteen track project. Guest appearances come from the likes of theMIND, Xavier Omar, . . .

Mick Jenkins album
New Music Aug 25  |  

Mick Jenkins drops “Drowning” video ft. BADBADNOTGOOD, releases album tracklist

“When the real hold you down, you supposed to drown right?” Mick Jenkins has done a great job of keeping the fans happy between projects, and now we get the first song off his upcoming album The Healing Component, “Drowning,” with production from BADBADNOTGOOD. As bonus, Mr. Jenkins also dropped off the tracklist for his upcoming debut . . .

New Music Aug 1  |  

Noname – ‘Telefone’ (Album)

There’s something to be said about music that gives you a nostalgic feeling, even when you hear it for the first time. Noname hits that sweet spot with her debut mixtape, Telefone. The project features an array of other Chicago-based artists, including Saba, Eryn Allen Kane, and theMIND. Stream Telefone below.

New Music Apr 25  |  

Joey Purp Reminisces over Soulful Thelonious Martin Production on “Cornerstore”

Joey Purp has been rapping like his life depended on it for years, and soulful Thelonious Martin only adds to the weight of his words on “Cornerstore.” Fellow Chicago native Saba is equally charged up on his guest verse. Look for more information about his forthcoming iiiDrops project in the near future, and stream “Cornerstore” below. Cornerstore . . .

drive in
New Music Mar 15  |  

Stefan Ponce Drops His Warm Debut Single, “Drive In”

Catch the breezy vibes of Stefan Ponce‘s debut single, “Drive In.” Stefan has already collaborated with the likes of Childish Gambino and Chance The Rapper. He also is a credited contributor for Kanye West and Vic Mensa’s “U Mad.” and he gives us a more full glimpse of his solo artist potential with “Drive In . . .

your music
New Music Dec 29  |  

Ambi Lyrics – “Your Music” (EP)

Chicago producer Ambi Lyrics had a strong lead up to the release of his Your Music project, and the full EP is finally available for consumption. The Ep features guest appearances from the likes of Mick Jenkins, Legit, theMIND, and Noisdam., among others. Stream Your Music in full below, and download via MediaFire. (2DopeBoyz)