We keep our ears fully open to the voices from the underground, new, edgy & experimental music from all corners of the globe and all persuasions. Check out the latest new Hip Hop/Rap releases and recommendations, both singles and albums, below. Spotify curators, add these find artists to your playlists! All these artists are or have been featured on our Independent Music Worldwide Spotify playlist as well as our “Best New Rap, Trap & Hip Hop” playlist.
Jaeo Draftpick brings the menace on new single “Run the Trap”, coming our way from Tommy Boy Records. Fans of Young Dolph, Gunna & Offset should appreciate this track.
CW Allen showcases his soulful, conscious flow on intense new track “Bad Dreams”, recommended for fans of Kendrick Lamar, Saul Williams & A Tribe Called Quest.
Los Angeles Hip Hop/Pop/Dancehall duo Young Goats bring unfiltered party vibrations straight from the source on new full album “Goat Life Vol 1”, which leads off, appropriately, with “Welcome to Goat Life”. Recommended for fans of Drake, Big Sean, Shabba Ranks & Snoop Dogg. Listen below.
Ant Tha Giant is a new find, and wow, this is a rapper not to be slept on. He’s got a vicious flow, served at mastery level on the booming “Black Power”. Recommended for fans of Notorious B.I.G., Nas & YG.
J’Moris is a street-wise rapper with a golden voice, delivering punchy stories and real knowledge on a rapidly growing catalog of tracks, highly recommended for Gucci Mane, Master P (J’Moris lyric “Master P I’m ‘Bout it Bout it'”), Jay Rock or Schoolboy Q. Check out his Black Diamond imprint for clothing/merchandise. Stream the hedonistic “Til It’s Gone” below. Read about his acclaimed “RNB” release in our feature on the rising Forth Worth hip hop artist.