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Mona Lisa by Apollo Brown & Joell Ortiz

Albums/Eps, The Crates 22 Aug 18 0

Detroit producer Apollo Brown has made a name for himself as one of Hip-Hop’s most legendary new producers while maintaining a golden era sound. His production credits are a who’s who of Hip-hop greats from Danny Brown to Ghostface Killah, Ras Kass to Westside Gunn. Even Chance the Rapper used a pair of Apollo beats on his debut mixtapes. Known for bringing the best out of musicians, Apollo has a knack for making timeless classics. Continue Reading

Centric & Wordsmith – Bring It There [Prod. Enrichment]

Singles, The Crates 20 Aug 18 0

Why Not? is the album, “Bring It There” is the song… Oakland, CA producer / emcee Centric digs in the vaults for this upbeat, provocative collaboration with Baltimore’s Wordsmith. With Centric and Joc Scholar’s Grand Opus sequel “High Power” on the horizon, Centric has decided to release consistent material ‘new, featured, and unreleased’ in the run up to that album, with last months “Gutta Rap” feat. Lil Fame, Rock, and Joshua Gunn being the first and now “Bring It There” from his 2017 solo project “Why Not?” which hosts guest appearances from Sadat X, Chris Ray, Wordsmith, C-Keys [Black Dynamite] and others, available now on iTunes for anyone who hasn’t listened to it yet. Continue Reading

Son of G Rap by Kool G Rap & 38 Spesh

Albums/Eps, The Crates 10 Aug 18 0

The Son Of G Rap Movie is a full lenth documentary of the making of the “Son Of G Rap” album. This documentary shows the recording process to every record on the album with Kool G Rap & 38 Spesh. The documentary includes appearances from Dj, Premier, Pete Rock, Noreaga, Az, Dj Green Lantern, Joe Buddens & Anthony Hamilton. The Son Of G Rap Movie Comes on a Custom Usb Flash Drive that contains 7 more albums from 38 Spesh.

Includes unlimited streaming of Son of G Rap via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more.
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Keep Summer Safe by Calvin Valentine

Albums/Eps, BPM, The Crates 01 Aug 18 0

Calvin Valentine, aka the Bong Mayer, is one of this generations new breed: producer, multi-instrumentalist, singer, and emcee. Having already produced for legends like De La Soul & Nas, along with complete albums for Illa J Continue Reading