Category: Albums

KPW returns with his third EP full of narratives and perspectives on “8 7EVEN FIVE; LACONIC”

It’s safe to say that Twin Cities-based Hip-Hop Artist KPW is one of the most prolific creators of music in the rich scene of Underground Hip-Hop from Minnesota. Never hesitating to follow up with project after project full of depth and knowledge, his latest offering is no different. “8 7EVEN FIVE; LACONIC” is the lyricist’s…

Muja Messiah & Roc Marciano Spit Saran Raps In “You Haven’t Lived”

After two years of rumors circulating throughout the underground, Muja Messiah and Roc Marciano have confirmed that they have been in the kitchen as they present their first taste in “You Haven’t Lived.” Produced by Roc Marciano, the two flex their melodically methodical rhymes over a haunting sample of Janis Joplin’s “Work Me, Lord” as they…

Sound Verite Records Returns With The Sounds of The City in Vol. 2

After a full year since releasing their acclaimed compilation, the Purple City powerhouse, Sound Vérité Records has done it again by releasing Sound Vérité Records Volume 2. Originally released at Soundset, this 19 track compilation provides the promise that pulses under the surface of the Twin Cities. Curated by Jon Jon Scott and Delano Francis, SVR…

Brother Ali Basks In The Untamed Inner Glow in “Own Light”

After 5 years since the release of Morning In America, Dreaming In Color, Minneapolis MC Brother Ali triumphantly returns to continue with his underlying message of love in “Own Light (What Hearts Are For).” Reunited by his longtime partner in production, Ant, the legendary Rhymesayer weaves his warm wisdom over the dynamic guitar and sunny…

Shrimpnose Steps Out In His Solo EP “Not Really”

Between producing for countless voices within the Minnesota Hip Hop community & organizing the beloved “Best Damn Beat Battles,” Minneapolis producer Shrimpnose has found time to expand your mind through his latest solo project, Not Really. With a rich complexity between galvanizing glitches, spacey synths and endearing samples that seem to melt into the sonic concoctions,…