Louis Logic - 'Look On The Blight Side' CD Now Shipping
11/8: After 7 years of radio silence, music study, extensive touring and artistic exploration, Louis follows up his 2006 record with his first self-produced album on progressive indie label Fake Four Inc. It's a rap record in an indie-pop, singer/ songwriter style, completely sample free, with original arrangements written and played by Louis. This dark collection of songs gives fans a revealing look into his long journey of self discovery.
Solomon Childs - 'Wu-Tang 4 Life 3' CD Now Shipping
11/8: The third release in a trilogy called "Wu-Tang 4 Life" brings Solomon Childs aka Red Heroin to the lyrical forefront, featuring Kool G. Rap, Nje, Nova Kane (American Poets 2099), Jus-P (Shadow Clan), G.S. Advance (Shadow Clan / Broken Home), and his own crew, Killa Mob. This release features nothing but gritty underground Wu-Tang style beats, mixed with that old school soul sound that made him famous. Solomon Childs to the rescue, bringing us back to the grain!
Lewis Parker - 'The Puzzle Episode Two' CD Now Shipping
11/6: The Glass Ceiling (double CD) is a continued espionage thriller, about the trials and tribulations in Lewis Parker's and associates' lives. Guest features from Sadat X, Shabaam Sahdeeq, John Robinson, T.R.A.C, Eastkoast, ZU and more. 30 tracks on two discs - wow!
Latyrx - 'The Second Album' CD & LP Now Shipping
11/6: Album features guest artists and producers from groups and collectives that reads like a modern day music festival line-up, including Tune Yards, Anticon, Living Colour, The Decemberists, Blackalicious, and more. Old fans will rejoice to hear that their favorite duo continue to push the envelope of rhythmic syncopation and vocal patterns while new fans will discover what they've been missing this whole time.
Artifacts - 'Between A Rock And A ...' Vinyl Now Shipping
10/29: After nearly two decades out of print on vinyl, Fat Beats has teamed up with The Artifacts to give the group's groundbreaking debut 'Between a Rock and Hard Place' the reissue treatment it deserves. With production from Redman, Buckwild, T-Ray and other icons of the golden age, the 1994 album – a perfect snapshot of b-boy and graffiti culture in 90's New York - immediately catapulted MCs El Da Sensei and Tame One onto the forefront of the city's exploding scene.
The Deluxe version includes an original promo poster, yellow vinyl, and a bonus 45 with remixes from Buckwild featuring Busta Rhymes and Mad Skillz.
Block McCloud & DJ Waxwork - 'Four Walls' Now Shipping
10/29: Underground legend and CEO of his brand new label, Disturbia Music Group, Block McCloud (Brooklyn Academy, AOTP, Gods of Chaos) releases his first solo album, 'Four Walls', as a precursor to the release of "The Fifth Wall: Four Walls Remixes" featuring all new production by DJ Waxwork. The solo debut's from the man they call "Captain Hook" features a veritable who's who of the Underground's best emcees. Features include: Vinnie Paz (Jedi Mind Tricks), Slaine (THE TOWN), Ill Bill, Reef the Lost Cauze, Thirstin Howl III, R.A. the Rugged Man, Celph Titled, Diabolic, and many more. Produced entirely by DJ Waxwork (formerly of Snowgoons) it truly is a "Hip Hopera", a melodic masterpiece that fuses Wax's beats and cuts with Blocks rhymes and singing, seamlessly.
Yancey Boys - 'Sunset Blvd.' CD & Vinyl Now Shipping
10/29: Delicious Vinyl proudly releases Sunset Blvd, the new album from Yancey Boys, the group piloted by John "Illa J" Yancey and Frank Nitt. The dynamic new collection is built around previously unheard tracks created by Illa J's brother: the late, great J Dilla. With Frank Nitt's standing as J Dilla Music Catalog Curator and the official approval of Yancey Media Group, all productions on Sunset Blvd originate from The Lost Scrolls - the stunning cache of beats Dilla left behind. With its rapturous single "Quicksand" featuring Common, Sunset Blvd also teams Yancey Boys with De La Soul's Posdnuos ("Beautiful"), The Pharcyde's SlimKid3 ("Rock My World"), and T3 of Slum Village ("Jeep Volume"), making it clear that the Dilla legacy is being represented by those who knew and collaborated with Dilla in his lifetime.