TeamTO’s own and super producer Chef Byer recently dropped a brand new beat tape for you all to enjoy called “Weekend at Cheffie’s” which includes a tonne of amazing instrumentals that I know you know! Ones like “Steve Nash”, “Monday Night”, “Money Made Me Do It” and more! If you’re a fan of these songs, take in all the instrumentals from the man who produced these bangers. I know my day is filled now with instrumental enjoyment.
PMG’s own – Left Lane Swaggz recently dropped The Loft Tape, which is his debut project. Born in Toronto, hailing from London, Swaggz was out in Prague working and doing shows, coming home to drop his highly anticipated project. This is well worth a listen! There’s even a brand new music video directed by Jon Lines for “Insomniac” which is a track for anyone who is always up late working on their goals. Take in both The Loft Tape and the visuals for “Insomniac” and let me know your thoughts!
Lets take it to the real! We have an exclusive premiere for you on this fine morning, from none other than Toronto’s own – The 6th Letter. If you’re new to this BKR$ Club members music and the whole crew, let me fill you in. He’s dropped two critically acclaimed projects, Go Green and NorthernPlayalisticGetHighMuzik opening up his core Toronto steez to the world. Opening for the likes of Raekwon, Ghostface Killah, Styles P, Juicy J and A$AP Rocky and many more prominent artists; he is no new comer to the scene.
Now that we’ve got you up to speed – as the first installment of the Scion Sessions Mixtape Series, The 6th Letter will be joining Dreamville’s Bas today at Tattoo and the excitement couldn’t be any higher! This series pairs international artists with rising Toronto talent and to keep it real with the classic hip-hop format, they will be dropping cassette mixtapes as well as online Soundcloud versions. First up, is Fresh Baked Goods – a compilation of BKR$ Club artists put together by The 6th Letter and Scion Sessions.
We are excited to give you an early premiere of the mixtape which The 6th Letter enlists the crew for you to enjoy on this beautiful day! You can pick up the mixtape at the show tonight featuring Bas at Tattoo. I hope you smokers are ready for this one! Entirely mixed by DJ Kicks, Fresh Baked Goods features ChillxWill, GOODxJESUS, Lo Thraxx and Raz Fresco. It’s been a minute since we’ve heard from The 6th Letter and all you need to do is press play to notice that we will definitely be seeing a lot more from him in due time. 8 original brand new tracks from the BKR$ Club, a huge show going down to follow up in the evening. It’s a hip-hop heads dream. Need I say more? Salute to The 6th Letter and the whole BKR$ Club crew – take in Fresh Baked Goods after the tracklisting.
1.The 6th Letter – EARTH (Prod. By AmpLive)
2.The 6th Letter – 1992 (Prod. By Raz Fresco)
3.ChillxWill – Pickin’ Pockets (Ft. P. Blackk) (Prod. By Figub Brazlevic)
4.GOODxJESUS – ACIPADACR (Prod. By Satorii)
5.Lo Thraxx – Live From The Cut (Prod. By Raz Fresco)
6.The 6th Letter – Chain Smokin’ (Prod. By Raz Fresco)
7.Raz Fresco & ChillxWill – ragTOPz (Prod. By Raz Fresco)
8.The 6th Letter – Still Twistin’ (Prod. By Raz Fresco)
G.O.O.D music artist Malik Yusef released his sophmoer album, G.O.O.D Morning & G.O.O.D Night back in 2009. Though not achieving great radio success, the project itself sold 600,000 copies, gaining acclaim for Yusef’s spoken-word stylings. Along with a stellar list of guest appearances, the project showed the quality of music Yusef can create. Five years after its release, Malik re visits the project for a second release,G.O.O.D Morning & G.O.O.D Night Deconstructed.
The project contains some material from the retail release, along with newer guest features and brand new, original tunes. Features on the project includes Kanye West, John Legend, Common, Big Sean, Maroon 5′s Adam Levine, KRS-One, Twista and CyHi The Prince among plenty of up-and-comers.
The Bass6 continue with Volume 8 of their weekly mix series, Lucid Dreams.
Lucid Dreams Vol. 8 features Kevin Gates, Young Thug, PeeWee Longway, Speaker Knockers & more. Be sure to check out The Bass6 Friday, July 25, as they will be rocking along side Dillan Ponders at Ciroc Lounge. Tickets are available online and the first 10 people receive $5 off the initial price of $10 with the promo code TheBoyWhoLived. Get them here http://bit.ly/july25tix
Amir Obé just dropped his latest work, Detrooklyn entirely produced by Nylz, with “9 Milli” co-produced by Daniel Worthy. This 14 track offering is everything you want and more! Best suggestion, hit play to stream the whole project because it’s all FIRE!
The brand new EP by The Extremities, Instruments featuring Ghettosocks, is now available for download and streaming! As production albums go, The Extremities have pulled out all the stops on their latest release, Instruments, a title that sees the duo piloting the studio with an eclectic range of tools and sounds. In addition to MPC’s and 1200′s, keys, synth and horn arrangements, Fresh Kils & Uncle Fester are joined by Droppin’ Science label mate, Ghettosocks, as the project’s officially featured emcee, for a tour de force. With appearances by Percee P, Reks, Relic, Megaran and more making for some incredible hip hop, The Extremities craft an EP with character and depth, offering soulful instrumental masterpieces as well, a blend that has garnered them accolades since day one.