Ayatollah – Me, Myself & Akai (2013)

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Artist: Ayatollah

Album: Me, Myself & Akai

Source: Elementality

Tracklisting:

01. Talib Kweli – The Proud
02. Sean Price – Spliff-n-Wessun (feat. Rustee Juxx)
03. eMC – Four Brothers
04. eMC – Borrow U
05. Black Star – Bright As the Stars
06. Wordsworth – Evol (feat. Justin Time & Masta Ace)
07. Rakim – A Cold Feeling
08. Talib Kweli – Joy (feat. Mos Def)
09. Inspectah Deck – The Movement
10. P Dap, Matt Fingaz & Nature – The Big Hurt
11. Saigon – Do You Know
12. Cormega – Rap’s a Hustle
13. Wordsworth – Right Now
14. Mos Def – Know That (feat. Talib Kweli)
15. Ghostface Killah & Mos Def – Ms. Fat Booty 2
16. Mos Def – Ms. Fat Booty
17. Masta Ace – Hold U (feat. Jean Grae)
18. Ghostface Killah – Odd Couple (feat. Cappadonna)
19. eMC – The Grudge
20. Ilacoin, Labba & Black Rob – By a Stranger
21. Silent Knight – Verbal Assault (feat. Tiffany Paige)
22. Okai – No Question (feat. Vinia Mojica)
23. R.A. the Rugged Man – Chains (feat. Masta Killa & Killah Priest)
24. Inspectah Deck – Vendetta
25. B-1 – Put Yo’ Self In My Place (feat. Large Professor)
26. Tek (of Smif-n-Wessun) – All Massive
27. Styles P & Pharoahe Monch – The Life
28. DJ K.O. – 3 In the Chamber (feat. O.C., Torae & Kaze)
29. The Dwellas – Game of Death
30. Royce da 5’9″ – Life (feat. Amerie)
31. Corgema – Bring It Back
32. Sean Price – Jesus Price
33. Masta Ace – 2’s and 3’s
34. Tragedy Khadafi – Lift Ya Glass

Note:

This release serves to wet the listener’s appetite and get you ready for Ayatollah’s forthcoming album Avant Garde which is going to drop on March 5th. As you can see from the track listing, Ayatollah has worked with some of the industry’s biggest names.

Elementality has released this collection of songs in a continuous 40 minute mix to showcase some of the highlights from his body of the work.   My hope is that you will DL, throw it in the iPod (or like device) and get familiar or re-familiar, whichever is the case.

Kyle Rapps – On Air Mixtape (2011)

Artist: Kyle Rapps

Album: On Air Mixtape

Source:  Can’t Remember

Tracklisting:

1. Lost Message
2. Streets Move On
3. Universe Traveler (ft. Talib Kweli)
4. Angel
5. J’ai Dormi
6. Modular (ft. C-Rayz Walz)
7. Lost In Translation
8. Love Love 2  (ft. KRS-One & Homeboy Sandman)

Note:

This is my first time noting, Kyle Rapps musical efforts on this site.  I have previously listened to his other releases, Great and ReEdutainment, and while I think those were both good, I think On Air really takes a giant step forward.   I really enjoy listening to Kyle’s flow on this joint.  It’s slow and deliberate but still shows a lot of personality.  His lyrics are also very accessible and relate able.   There are a lot of dope guest shots but none of them really overshadow what Kyle Rapps has done with this project.

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