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SULLEE J ft. FUDGE - Pay Homage (Prod. by Valentine Beats/Animated Music Video/iTunes)

SULLEE J ft. FUDGE – Pay Homage (Prod. by Valentine Beats/Animated Music Video/iTunes)

PAY HOMAGE is taken off Baltimore emcee Sullee Justice’s forthcoming SPEAR EP, which features vocals from Denton, Texas-based Fudge, with production from Germany’s Valentine Beats This song itself focuses on the passion behind an artist and his struggles during the come up. The video is a double message. The video shows the hypocrisy of the…

Ironik ft. Snoop Dogg - Tuff (Music Video) + Truth Be Told (Album/Spotify)

Ironik ft. Snoop Dogg – Tuff (Music Video) + Truth Be Told (Album/Spotify)

Ironik recently dropped the visuals for his single TUFF, featuring Snoop Dogg, catapulting sick flows over a monumental baseline it was the first single released from his 14-track project, TRUTH BE TOLD Making one of the most notable returns this year, Ironik rediscovered his early inspirations of the grime and rap world and dropped a…

Peter Jackson ft. Tory Lanez - All The Time (Audio) Taken Off: Married To Success EP (iTunes/Spotify)

Peter Jackson ft. Tory Lanez – All The Time (Audio) Taken Off: Married To Success EP (iTunes/Spotify)

ALL THE TIME is the 3rd Single to be released off of Toronto based Peter Jackson’s MARRIED TO SUCCESS EP, featuring Tory Lanez Toronto based, Canadian emcee Peter Jackson has recently released his new EP, MARRIED TO SUCCESS, featuring Tory Lanez, Maino, Zoey Dollaz, & Riff Raff The Project featureʼs his first single ‘On A…

Sicknature - The Rapper, The Producer (Music Video) + Copenhagen Kaiju EP (Pre-Order/24th Nov)

Sicknature – The Rapper, The Producer (Music Video) + Copenhagen Kaiju EP (Pre-Order/24th Nov)

Sicknature of the Snowgoons recently dropped his new visual for the track, THE RAPPER,  THE PRODUCER, taken off his forthcoming EP, COPENHAGEN KAIJU Sicknature is the Rapper and the Producer. Most people don’t know Snowgoons member Sicknature produced underground classics such as Vinnie Paz – End Of Days, A.O.T.P. – Seven & La Coka Nostra –…

Lee Ricks ft. Che Uno & DJ Fellbaum - Gwan (Prod. by Wyze Intellect/Audio)

Lee Ricks ft. Che Uno & DJ Fellbaum – Gwan (Prod. by Wyze Intellect/Audio)

Looking for Hip Hop? Producer Wyze Intellect from Collingwood Ontario and Scarborough, Ontario based emcee Lee Ricks of Trpl-R offer their second single release from the upcoming LP, NEK BRACE MUZIK, titled GWAN Representing one half of Trpl-R, Lee Ricks was first observed in Sept of 2014 appearing in the debut video by Trpl-R, ’90’s Bak’…

Natty ft. Akala, Mic Righteous & Raspect Fyabinghi - Seasons Change [UK RAP MIX] (Music Video/GRM Daily) + Release The Fear (Album)

Natty ft. Akala, Mic Righteous & Raspect Fyabinghi – Seasons Change [UK RAP MIX] (Music Video/GRM Daily) + Release The Fear (Album)

Natty releases the UK Rap version of his latest single SEASONS CHANGE, with a music video featuring Mic Righteous, Akala and Raspect Fyabinghi,the video premiered via GRM Daily Singer-songwriter Natty announces his new album, ‘Release The Fear’, alongside a brand new UK tour this November/December The new album was recorded with the newly-established band the…

B-Eazy - My Life (Sunshine​) ft. J-Fab​ + Can You Feel Me? ft. Miruna (Audio)

B-Eazy – My Life (Sunshine​) ft. J-Fab​ + Can You Feel Me? ft. Miruna (Audio)

United Elementz, B-Eazy drops his new double A-side single MY LIFE (SUNSHINE) + CAN YOU FEEL ME? Jersey, Channel Islands based Hip Hop artist B-Eazy recently dropped his new double A-side single ‘My Life (Sunshine)’, featuring Kenyan born artist J-Fab, and ‘Can You Feel Me?’, featuring Romanian born female vocalist Miruna, available to stream and…

Anfa Rose - Baby (Prod. by Miracle & DOPAM!NE/Audio/iTunes)

Anfa Rose – Baby (Prod. by Miracle & DOPAM!NE/Audio/iTunes)

Australia’s Anfa Rose releases his new single BABY, produced by Miracle and close friend and frequent collaborator, DOPAM!NE, the track brings a fresh approach to late-night R&B With his latest offering, Anfa Rose continues to distinguish himself by crafting music that is meticulously produced and, “Effortlessly Universal” – Complex. Since the release of Debauched last…

Urban Vault Exclusive: Melleefresh vs MC Flipside & Chris Vench - Kontrolling You Instrumental (Audio Premiere)

Urban Vault Exclusive: Melleefresh vs MC Flipside & Chris Vench – Kontrolling You Instrumental (Audio Premiere)

Canadian Party-House Queen Melleefresh drops her new club banger KONTROLLING YOU, featuring Mc Flipside & Chris Vench Inspired by the Nu-Disco, Italo-Disco, and Hip-House sounds from both contemporary music and the golden era of dance music (1987-1999), Kontrolling You brings together three of Canada’s most prodigious acts in electronic dance music – Melleefresh, MC Flipside…

BROHUG - Boogieman (Audio/Free Download/Dim Mak Records) + U.S. Tour Dates

BROHUG – Boogieman (Audio/Free Download/Dim Mak Records) + U.S. Tour Dates

Swedish trio BROHUG return to Dim Mak with wicked bass house single BOOGIEMAN, just in time for Halloween Fueled by ominous vocals and monstrous drops, the track haunts listeners with an eeriness suitable for the occult. Fueled by the spirit of not trick, but treat, BROHUG supports the single with a free download alongside a…

Fraulein Z – The Pharmacist (Music Video/Herr Zimmerman Records/03rd Nov)

Fraulein Z – The Pharmacist (Music Video/Herr Zimmerman Records/03rd Nov)

Rotterdam, NL based Dark Techno Mistress FRAULEIN Z drops the video for her thumping new track, THE PHARMACIST, out on the 03rd of November via Herr Zimmerman Records Cult techno mistress Fraulein Z unleashes her brand new spine-tingly bass-laden track ‘The Pharmacist’ this Halloween season. She says, “With ‘The Pharmacist’ I wanted to make a techno…

Dub Syndicate ft. Bim Sherman - Money Dealers (Unreleased Audio/On-U Sound Records)

Dub Syndicate ft. Bim Sherman – Money Dealers (Unreleased Audio/On-U Sound Records)

Dub Syndicate unveil a previously unheard track, MONEY DEALERS, featuring Bim Sherman + SHERWOOD AT THE CONTROLS, live show at The Jazz Café, London, on the 18th of November, featuring Little Axe + Rob Da Bank In the lead up to their extensive back catalog reissue campaign, the legendary Dub Syndicate have dug deep into…

Team Salut ft. Tion Wayne, Afro B, Eugy - Hot Property (Music Video/GRM Daily)

Team Salut ft. Tion Wayne, Afro B, Eugy – Hot Property (Music Video/GRM Daily)

Team Salut debut their HOT PROPERTY music video featuring Tion Wayne, Afro B, and Eugy via GRM Daily Coming on the back of unveiling their debut single ‘Hot Property’ a few weeks ago, to rave reviews and early support from BBC 1Xtra, Capital Xtra, Spotify, Rinse FM, Radar Radio, MTV UK, Highsnobiety, Earmilk and Link…

Young Noble & Deuce Deuce - Both Days (Music Video)

Young Noble & Deuce Deuce – Both Days (Music Video)

Young Noble of the legendary Outlawz & Toronto based emcee Deuce Deuce drop their new visual for the track, BOTH DAYS Young Noble and Deuce Deuce recently dropped their new video, ‘Both Days’, which was shot in Cuba. The Jae Synth-directed video is from the duo’s upcoming album, ‘For My People’, which will be released…

PMD - Good To Go (Prod. by Snowgoons/Music Video) Taken Off: Busine$$ Mentality (Album)

PMD – Good To Go (Prod. by Snowgoons/Music Video) Taken Off: Busine$$ Mentality (Album)

Check out the new single and music video GOOD TO GO, produced by Snowgoons, from PMD‘s new album, BUSINE$$ MENTALITY Parrish Smith (PMD of EPMD) has been building a solo career for more than 22 years. Three albums, starting 1994’s ‘Shade Business’ showed just what PMD was able to do on his own, both as an…

Justo The MC & The Lost Info - Hoodie Season (Music Video) Taken Off: Epiphany: The Lost Project (Album)

Justo The MC & The Lost Info – Hoodie Season (Music Video) Taken Off: Epiphany: The Lost Project (Album)

Justo The MC and The Lost Info have joined forces, creating a Hip Hop odd couple fusing a Brooklyn, New York lyrical marksmen with a Toronto based Powerhouse Production Team This match made in heaven, formed by a Sound Cloud follow and a few emails has created a four-headed monster pairing the East Coast with…

Fraulein Z - The Pharmacist (Audio/Herr Zimmerman Records/03rd Nov)

Fraulein Z – The Pharmacist (Audio/Herr Zimmerman Records/03rd Nov)

Rotterdam, NL based Dark Techno Mistress FRAULEIN Z unleashes her thumping new track, THE PHARMACIST, out on the 03rd of November via Herr Zimmerman Records Cult techno mistress Fraulein Z unleashes her brand new spine-tingly bass-laden track ‘The Pharmacist’ this Halloween season. She says, “With ‘The Pharmacist’ I wanted to make a techno track, that…

iLLspokinn & Zajazza ft. DJ P - The New JC (Music Video) Taken Off: Vagabond Road EP

iLLspokinn & Zajazza ft. DJ P – The New JC (Music Video) Taken Off: Vagabond Road EP

Brooklyn based emcee iLLspokinn presents the video for, THE NEW JC, a song from VAGABOND ROAD, the collaboration EP between iLLspokinn and French DJ/producer ZaJazza Raised in Taunton, Massachusetts by his Cape Verdean mother, iLLspokinn has collaborated with Sadat X (listen to ‘A New York Minute‘) and Grammy award-winning vocalist Maya Azucena (listen to ‘Breathe‘),…

Ancient Astronauts & Azeem - BROKEN PUPPETS (Album/Audio)

Ancient Astronauts & Azeem – BROKEN PUPPETS (Album/Audio)

The Ancient Astronauts are Kabanjak and Dogu, a bulletproof production and DJ duo hailing from Cologne, Germany, they are joined by Bay Area lyricist Azeem on their latest album, BROKEN PUPPETS One of the paramount names in underground Hip Hop, Germany’s Ancient Astronauts aim to show up their American contemporaries with a work that is every bit…

M-Dot - Chrissy (Prod. by Buckwild/Music Video/iTunes) + October Europe Tour Dates

M-Dot – Chrissy (Prod. by Buckwild/Music Video/iTunes) + October European Tour Dates

Boston based emcee M-Dot and producer Buckwild drop a powerful visual to their tack, CHRISSY, taken from M-Dot’s debut studio album, egO anD The eneMy Every so often an artist creates something positive from a deeply negative situation and it turns out to be their seminal work, like Eminem’s ‘Stan’ or Aesop Rock’s ‘No Regrets’.…

Busta Rhymes ft. Vybz Kartel & Tory Lanez - Girlfriend (Extended Version/Music Video)

Busta Rhymes ft. Vybz Kartel & Tory Lanez – Girlfriend (Extended Version/Music Video)

Eleven-time GRAMMY® Award-nominated multi-platinum rap icon, producer, actor, and the Conglomerate Entertainment C.E.O. BUSTA RHYMES, has released the music video for his new single, GIRLFRIEND The visual provides a breathtaking cinematic experience. Directed by Busta Rhymes and the legendary Benny Boom, the clip follows BUSTA to Kingston, Jamaica as he gets in touch with his roots.…

PMD ft. RJ Da Realst, John Jiggs & Dinco D - Spirit (Music Video) Taken Off: Busine$$ Mentality (Album/06th Oct)

PMD ft. RJ Da Realst, John Jiggs & Dinco D – Spirit (Music Video) Taken Off: Busine$$ Mentality (Album/06th Oct)

PMD of the legendary EPMD recently dropped his new video for the track SPIRIT, taken from his forthcoming solo album, BUSINE$$ MENTALITY To support the U.S. release of PMD`s latest album ‘Busine$$ Mentality’ on September 29th, he releases a new video/track called ‘Spirit’ and that’s exactly what it’s all about! The Spirit of Hip Hop comes…

Natty & the Rebelship - Release The Fear (Album) + Seasons Change (Music Video) ft. Alborosie & Busy Signal

Natty & the Rebelship – Release The Fear (Album) + Seasons Change (Music Video) ft. Alborosie & Busy Signal

Singer-songwriter Natty announces his new album, RELEASE THE FEAR, alongside a brand new UK tour this November/December The new album was recorded with the newly-established band the Rebelship and blends African beats, acoustic sounds, analog soundscapes and soaring melodies, coupled with Natty’s enlightening lyrics. Natty describes the album as a, “Self-produced labor of love”. Album…

New Noise: Tre Sera & Sevim – Knuckles Up (Free Download/Dim Mak Records)

Rising producers Tre Sera and Sevim meld bass house and trap together on their ruthless New Noise debut, KNUCKLES UP Born Trevor Vesneski, Tre Sera is a LA-based producer, singer, songwriter, and DJ who began creating music under his moniker late last year. Although he only has three original tracks under his belt, Tre Sera…

Urban Vault Interviews - David Strickland

Urban Vault Interviews – David Strickland

Urban Vault caught up with Toronto based, Native American recording artist, producer, and activist, David Strickland to ask him questions about his music, collaborations, and Inspirations David Strickland is one of the few Indigenous Audio Engineers in North America. He owns and operates ‘Aboriginal Audio’ in Toronto and was just recently featured in a VICE…

PMD (EPMD) - Slow Your Roll (Music Video) Taken Off: Busine$$ Mentality (Album/06th Oct)

PMD (EPMD) – Slow Your Roll (Music Video) Taken Off: Busine$$ Mentality (Album/06th Oct)

PMD of the legendary EPMD recently dropped his new video for the track SLOW YOUR OWN, taken from his forthcoming solo album, BUSINE$$ MENTALITY Parrish Smith (PMD of EPMD) has been building a solo career for more than 22 years. Three albums, starting 1994’s ‘Shade Business’ showed just what PMD was able to do on…

Abdominal ft. Chali 2na - Balance Both: Imperial Remix (Audio/Illect Recordings)

Abdominal ft. Chali 2na – Balance Both: Imperial Remix (Audio/Illect Recordings)

UK based Hip Hop producer IMPERIAL, remixes Abdominal’s track, BALANCE BOTH, featuring Chali 2na of Jurassic 5, released via Illect Recordings Imperial shares, “I am a big fan of Abdominal and have been listening to his music since I first heard him on DJ Format’s ‘Music for the Mature B-Boy’. I jumped on the opportunity…