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CRIMEAPPLE, Gloss Up, KOTA The Friend, Tab Jones, AIME, and more this Mixtape Monday.
CRIMEAPPLE is up first with El Cantante, Fatboi Sharif & Roper Williams drop Planet Unfaithful, KOTA The Friend returns with Lyrics To GO Vol. 4, Tab Jones is on deck with Music Is My Weapon, My Weapon Is Love and AIME drops 1804: L’Union Fait La Drill.
13Five suggests God Had Other Plans, Mike Check keeps pace with The Chizzle, Gloss Up blazes Before The Gloss Up, 24KDirt drops Holy Water, AP Da Overlord & Tyrant deliver Belly 2K23, Inkswel drops the Superfoods Vol. 4 compilation and J.Rocc closes with Beatitudes. Tap in.
CRIMEAPPLE – El Cantante
CRIMEAPPLE pays tribute to Hector Lavoe and powerhouse salsa label Fania Records with the release of El Cantante.
Fatboi Sharif x Roper Williams – Planet Unfaithful
Fresh from Preaching In Havana, Fatboi Sharif connects with Roper Williams to drop Planet Unfaithful featuring E L U C I D and Bruiser Wolf.
KOTA The Friend – Lyrics to GO, Vol. 4
Following 2022’s Memo, Brooklyn’s own KOTA The Friend is “really him” across the length of Lyrics to GO, Vol. 4.
Tab Jones – Music Is My Weapon, My Weapon Is Love
Tab Jones digs classic R&B on the self-produced album Music Is My Weapon, My Weapon Is Love featuring Brainorchestra, Dälek, Leem Lizzy, and more.
Aime – L’Union Fait La Drill
Aime follows Flowers Started Dying Yesterday and the standout single “My Cherie” with L’Union Fait La Drill featuring Verbatum Jones.
13Five – God Had Other Plans: Plan A
Detroit spitter 13Five drops God Had Other Plans: Plan A featuring R.O.C, Slyme Bucci, Anonimuss Rose, Devine Carama, and more.
Mike Check – The Chizzle
Mike Check drops one of the more solid projects of the year with the release of The Chizzle featuring Grizzly Tha God, Sheritta Verb Delacruz, P Hill, and more.
Gloss Up – Before The Gloss Up
Rising Memphis spitter and recent QC signee Gloss Up plants her flag with Before The Gloss Up featuring GloRilla.
24KDirt – Holy Water
SpenceDaProphet and So=Cal join forces as 24KDirt to detail their plan to revolutionize the rap game on Holy Water.
A.P. Da Overlord x TYRNT – Belly 2K3
A.P. Da Overlord & TYRNT connect to pay tribute to classic rap cinema with the release of the Belly 2K3 EP.
Inkswel – Superfoods Vol. 4
Inkswel celebrates the re-release of the Superfoods series with the release of Superfoods Vol. 4 featuring Pugz Atoms, John Robinson, Blu, and more.
J.Rocc – Beatitudes
A few months removed from A Wonderful Letter and fresh off a steady stream of mixes, J.Rocc returns to represent the Beat Junkies with Beatitudes.
Karas Lamb writes and digs for tunes you haven’t heard yet. She wants to listen to your music. Follow her on Twitter @karaslamb.