Savage Souls – Set It Off (Produced By Vanderslice) (Video)

I am not going to mince words here: Savage Souls just released a project called Barbarians, that after first listen I can tell will have an amazing replay value! This EP is grimy and gritty, with dope flows and lyricism, and the sample selection, and how they are utilized by the production team, is the best in recent memory through the course of an entire project. Set It Off, produced by Vanderslice, is a really dope track as you can tell, but may just be the tip of the iceberg.

DEFINITELY check this project out. Certified HHD MAX endorsement

UFO Fev & Vanderslice – Crack Shifts (ft. Flee Lord) (Video)

UFO Fev rested all of 15 minutes before he’s back at it and continuing on that tear of dropping heat in large amounts. This time we have the video single, Crack Shifts, off of the collaborative project with producer Vanderslice, Enigma Of Dali. We also have the equally dope and prolific, Flee Lord on the track. So with the combination of all three artists you knew this one was going to knock heavy!

Single You Out: Ren Thomas x Skrewtape x Slaughter Rico – Clearly Faded

Now this track is one that simply goes!  Vanderslice produces a concise yet dark track that assumes the perfect landscape for Ren Thomas, Skrewtape, and Slaughter Rico to rock over.  I especially appreciate Thomas’ intensity to start the ball rollin’.  He has that intensity that really hits home.

I am not sure where this track is destined to surface or if it’s just a loosie, but it’s certainly dope.

Single You Out: D Strong – Say It’s Hardcore (prod. by Vanderslice)

This is the third and final single leading up to D Strong’s next album dropping in July.  Sound In Variables.   This track is a tag team of individuals who stay true to hip hop’s ideals.  Vanderslice continues to impress with his boom bap productions and Strong is truly delivering that ‘hardcore sound’ while other emcees are just paying lip service to it.

The album is dropping in July.

Matt Maddox – Righteous Fury (2014)

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Artist: Matt Maddox

Album: Righteous Fury (Amazon, iTunes)

Tracklisting:

1. No Country For Old Men produced by Engineer
2. Interlude produced by Sultan Mir
3. Sick & Tired cuts by TMB produced by Sultan Mir
4. BARbarians ft Godilla, UG & Born Unique produced by Hellzwind
5. Work ft Mina Fedora produced by Skammadix
6. El Mariachi produced by Nemesis
7. The Get Back ft King Magnetic produced by Skammadix
8. Comedy Pt 1 produced by Skammadix
9. Murder Weapons ft Swann Cuts by TMB produced by C Lance (of Jedi Mind Tricks)
10. Spider Man ft Adlib & Reef The Lost Cauze produced by Vanderslice
11. Mjolnir ft Burke the Jurke Cuts by TMB produced by C Lance (of Jedi Mind Tricks)
12. King Killer produced by Sicknature (of Germany’s Snowgoons)
13. Olympus Has Fallen Cuts by TMB produced by Hellzwind
14. Upon A Pale Horse ft Edd Bundy Cuts by TMB produced by the UK’s Edd Bundy
15. Comedy Pt 2 produced by Skammadix
16. A Time To Kill Cuts by TMB produced by Hellzwind
17. Street Art ft Tragedy Khadafi Cuts by TMB produced by Skammadix
18. Reality’s a Bitch produced by Skammadix
19. Show Must Go On produced by Nemesis

Note:

Some albums ease a listener into the moment, while others grab you by the throat and demand your attention.  Righteous Fury, the most recent album from Matt Maddox, is going to fall in the latter category.  From the instant you hear the first cut. you are both engaged and threatened by what you hear.   You are threatened because, from the jump, you find out that Maddox is not going to be mincing words and he will name names of those siting on the pedestals.  He has thrown ‘today’s hip hop’ on it’s head and as a listener you can not remove the headphones, you become obligated to listen to this release from start to finish.

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