7.31.2012

Scotty - Honey Jack Daniels (Official Video)



As he continues to take no days off Scotty releases some high quality visuals for the introspective outro and one of my favorite tracks from his new project The Jiffy Cornbread Experience EP. This song is produced by Soundtrakk, 1120 & DJ Burn One.

7.30.2012

Sky Walker - Highway (Mixtape)


Ever since his team started sending me music last year I've been a big fan of Sky Walker and to have the Winner's Circle hosting his new mixtape is something we're very proud of. After dropping a couple well-received leaks including the excellent single "Dreaming" Sky Walker built himself a nice buzz surrounding the project and tonight he finally releases it for us to ride to. Highway includes a feature from fellow up and comer Dylan Forbes and some solid production from Leian Limms.


Download: Sky Walker - Highway (Mixtape)

7.29.2012

Kris Mars - New God Flow Freestyle


Los Angeles native Kris Mars is definitely an artist to keep an eye on going forward. Here he takes Ye and Pusha's "New God Flow" instrumental and spazzes on it.


Download: Kris Mars - New God Flow Freestyle

Aleon Craft - Simple Thoughts (Official Video)



Aleon Craft invites us to his laid back, smoke filled universe in the visuals for this summertime jam. Aleon's new monthly video series, Arts & Craft, starts up next month.

Tito Lopez - The Blues (Official Video)



The newest Mississippi rapper to make noise on the national scene drops the video for his successful first single which will appear on his upcoming Capital Records debut album."The Blues" can be copped now via iTunes.

7.28.2012

Jon Connor - While You Were Sleeping (Mixtape)


While You Were Sleeping is a fitting title for the latest offering from The People's Rapper, Jon Connor. This is the Flint, MI emcee's fourth full length project in eight months and believe me when I say each and every one of them is top notch, high quality music. Joining Connor on this tape are the Trill OG Bun B, GLC, Mistah Fab, Killa Kyleon, Kid Ink & more.


Download: Jon Connor - While You Were Sleeping (Mixtape)

Trademark Da Skydiver - Flamingo Barnes (Mixtape)


With little to no promotion leading up to it, Jet Life Records and Trademark Da Skydiver present Flamingo Barnes which features smooth, hazy production and guest verses from the usual suspects Spitta, Roddy, Smoke DZA, CornerBoy P & Fiend. Jets fool...


Download: Trademark Da Skydiver - Flamingo Barnes (Mixtape)

Starlito - Post-Traumatic Stress (Mixtape)


One of the South's most slept on rising artists releases a new mixtape Post-Traumatic Stress where he takes on both industry and original beats and has no problem making them his own.


Download: Starlito - Post-Traumatic Stress (Mixtape)

ScHoolboy Q - There He Go (Official Video)



ScHoolboy Q releases a proper set of visuals for one of my favorite tracks from his critically acclaimed Habits & Contradictions

J. Cole - The Cure (prod. J. Cole)


It's been a hot minute since we've heard some new Cole World and with "The Cure" the wait is officially over courtesy of Dreamvillian. Jermaine comes with it lyrically but his flip of The Throne's "Lift Off" on the beat is my favorite part of this.

7.25.2012

PUSH! - Black Mask


Brooklyn's own PUSH! comes through with this heater off the upcoming Mafia compilation project.


Download: PUSH! - Black Mask

7.24.2012

Scotty - The Jiffy Cornbread Experience EP

Scotty is one of the hungriest up and coming rappers in the game and instead of staying in his comfort zone in the South he ventured up north to Chicago to link up with famed producers Prolyfic & Soundtrakk to create The Jiffy Cornbread Experience EP which after just a few listens I can confidently say is one of my favorite projects of the year. Scotty is known to take no days off and is already back in the lab with DJ Burn One working on his next project so stay tuned for that.



Download: Scotty - The Jiffy Cornbread Experience EP

7.23.2012

Boldy James - One of One (prod. Blended Babies)


Boldy Block's cold as ice, uniquely monotone flow goes perfectly over this bass-rattling production from Blended Babies which makes for a song that will be in heavy rotation for the foreseeable future. Boldys new album, produced entirely by The Alchemist, is coming soon via Decon Records.


The O'My's - Wonder Years f. Chance The Rapper (Official Video)



Here's some fresh new visuals from Chicago's resident rock/soul/hip hop band The O'My's and buzzing Chi-Town emcee Chance The Rapper. This Blended Babies produced track can be found on The O'My's mixtape Chicago Style.

7.21.2012

Action Bronson - Blackbird


Action Bronson and Thelonious Martin link up for the latest leak off Closed Sessions Vol. 2 presented by Ruby Hornet, SoundScape Studios & MTV2. Stay tuned for Bronsollino's project with The Alchemist dropping in August.




Bonus: Vybz Kartel - Money (Remix) f. Action Bronson

Sky Walker - Dreaming



Sky Walker's anticipated new mixtape, Highway, drops July 30th and the Winner's Circle has been given the opportunity to host it which is something we're very excited about. To give us a preview of what's to come Sky unveils the first single "Dreaming" and it doesn't disappoint this is without a doubt one of the smoothest tracks I've heard in awhile. Highway, July 30th.

L.E.P. Bogus Boys - Rap Shit (Official Video)



The Low End Professionals drop another vivid music video set in their native Chicago. Don't Feed Da Killaz, Vol. 4 coming soon.

7.18.2012

Young Roddy - Russian Roulette f. Smoke DZA (Official Video)



Young Roddy and Smoke DZA hit the block and the park for the latest set of visuals from Roddy's debut solo effort Good Sense.


Bonus: Mookie Jones - When I Want f. Smoke DZA (prod. Cardo)

Childish Gambino - Sour Face f. Jay Rock



Here's a leftover from The Gambino's Royalty sessions that instead surfaced via So Super Sam's mixtape Trigger Happy




Download: Childish Gambino - Sour Face f. Jay Rock

KD - Gucci Hat f. Lee Banks


One of my favorite up and coming artists KD links up with Baton Rouge rapper Lee Banks for this country rap banger. If you haven't yet make sure to check out KD's breakout project Crown Me that he released earlier this year.


Download: KD - Gucci Hat f. Lee Banks

Nas & Akinyele - Live @ The BBQ Freestyle (Lunchroom Battles 1991)


Not only did we get some new Nas this week with the release of Life Is Good but here's a rare gem from 1991 courtesy of DP and Gudtyme.

In the summer of 1991, i was chilling at my boys crib @djwishbone. He was making a mixtape. This was a gem from that day. Akinyele and Nas doing their"Live at the BBQ" routine. Luckily i still have this copy. it inspired me to create a mix called LUNCHROOM BATTLES. Its a collection of old school hip hop battles and freestyles that i have on my old dust tapes. enjoy...

7.13.2012

Joe Cool - #PAID (Official Video)



Joe Cool takes us to his home town, Leesville, Louisiana, and raps about the everyday hustle & grind of being a young artist. The video was all performance; highlighting Joe Cool's clever rap lyrics & meshing it with the beat from snare to snare. #PAID represents the movement of the "New Louisiana!" Working everyday, trying to get paid!

L.E.P. Bogus Boys - Don't Happen That Often


The good folks at Ruby Hornet have unleashed the first single from their upcoming Closed Sessions Vol. 2 and like most songs from the Low End Professionals this is colder than a Chicago winter.


7.12.2012

World Premiere: Khalif Da Menace - GroundWork Part II


Rising emcee Khalif Da Menace laced the Winner's Circle with a brand new track to premier which features some fitting Friday the 13th inspired artwork. The Warner Robins, GA native matches the energy of this menacing production to create a head-nod inducing banger to hold us over while he readies his next project.

 

7.07.2012

Scotty - Too Cool (Official Video)



Scotty continues to build his buzz as he releases another really dope visual off his upcoming project The Jiffy Cornbread Experience which will be hosted by DJ Scream and produced entirely by Prolyfic.

Chuuwee - Ch3z! [The Tape]


Here's the first of two mixtapes Sacramento emcee Chuuwee plans on releasing to hold us over till he drops his highly anticipated album Wild Style. No stream for now so you'll have to trust me and download this.


Download: Chuuwee - Ch3z! [The Tape] | Alt Link

Freddie Gibbs - Face Down (Full Song)


As we patiently wait for the release of his upcoming Gangsta Grillz mixtape Baby Face Killa, Freddie let's loose the full version of "Face Down" that first surfaced as a snippet on Str8 Killa No Filla.


Download: Freddie Gibbs - Face Down (Full Song)

Dusty McFly - I'm Out Here (D-Mix) f. Big Sean, Danny Brown, Peezy & Boldy James


Up and comer Dusty McFly manages to get three of Detroit's finest (and someone named Peezy) all on one track for the "D-Mix" to his banger "I'm Out Here". Spotted at NahRight.


Download: Dusty McFly - I'm Out Here (D-Mix) f. Big Sean, Danny Brown, Peezy & Boldy James

Curren$y - Showroom (Official Video)



Spitta's major label debut The Stoned Immaculate is out now...Jets fool.

7.05.2012

Yelawolf - Heart Of Dixie (Mixtape)


After a brief hiatus following the release of his debut album, Radioactive, Yelawolf comes through with a brand new project produced entirely by M16. Enjoy.


Download: Yelawolf - Heart Of Dixie (Mixtape)

7.04.2012

Childish Gambino - Royalty (Mixtape)


The Gambino drops his new mixtape Royalty which boasts popping production and a stellar list of features including RZA, Ghostface, Bun B, ScHoolboy Q, Nipsey Hussle & most notably Alley Boy and Tina Fey on the same track (for real).


Download: Childish Gambino - Royalty (Mixtape) | Alt Link