STREAM: BJ the Chicago KiD – A Soulful Christmas EP

A surprise, early Christmas gift from soulman BJ the Chicago KiD as he drops a brand new EP, A Soulful Christmas. Stream the 6-track festive project down below:

STREAM: Iman Omari – Vibe Tape +​+​+ (2) [Instrumental LP]

Christmas has come early for Iman Omari fans as the producer drops his latest instrumental EP, Vibe Tape +​+​+ (2), early. After performing in his debut London show, Omari was feeling festive and released the project a week early. Stream the tape below and head to Bandcamp to purchase it.

STREAM: Jo Def – Steps EP

Soulection’s Jo Def releases his first EP, Steps. After dropping a few singles like Swim & Slum Village sampling TookItThurr (and being featured in Beats of the Week #3), the Californian producer gives us his new project, available for free download (or name your price) on Bandcamp.

STREAM: Johnny Rain – Villain LP

LA singer/songwriter/producer Johnny Rain unveils his third project Villain via Soundcloud. The 11-track album is available for free download so make sure you get it but in the meantime, check out the stream down below.

If you’re not up on Johnny Rain yet, stay tuned for an Artist Insight feature dropping on Friday!

ALBUM STREAM: Black Milk – No Poison No Paradise

After liberating the Sunday’s Best/Monday’s Worst music video earlier this week, hip-hop producer & MC Black Milk has opted to make his new album No Poison No Paradise available for free streaming over at Pitchfork. Robert Glasper, Dwele and The Roots’ Black Thought all feature on Black’s 6th solo release, coming Oct. 15.

Hit up Pitchfork for the stream now.

ALBUM STREAM: Iman Omari – ESC Vol. 1

LA musician Iman Omari has some new material for us with compilation project ESC Vol. 1. Sampling the likes of Aaliyah, Maxwell and even Terrace Martin, with guest features from TDE affiliate JaVonté, MoRuf and more, Omari’s fresh production is on point as usual. Stream it and head over to Bandcamp to purchase.