Fresh Beats - The Hottest Hip Hop & Rap Releases - Jan 2024
Welcome to Fresh Beats, a blog series dedicated to the hottest hip-hop and rap releases of January 2024. Join us as we use our best radars to bring the hottest drops to your ears.
This edit features Bushido.Chop., Phil Mac, CONQUEST, Rhymicon 3000, JayRone, Metaphor Music, Reecso Wells, DJ Decepta, King Blake Alexander Cox, John Da Lemon, GC Smeg Smeg, and 84.
I Just Be Rapping (Prod. IndescribableINDY) - Bushido.Chop.
Bushido Chop isn’t just rapping on the first track of his latest album, Art.ificial Intelligence. He chops up the bars, loads them with vigor, and spits them like fire. The beat makes for THE perfect background for this artist’s bars. So yes, IndescribableIndy's production deserves its own spotlight.
I Just Be Rapping isn't just a song; it's a vibe, a mood, a declaration of love for the game! Whether it’s cruising in your car or just kicking back with headphones on, this track is the adrenaline shot your playlist didn't know it needed.
Follow - Phil Mac
Are you a sucker for heartfelt lyrics? Do you enjoy listening to hip-hop beats that remind you of warm cozy sunsets and hugs from your significant other? Then hit play and let Follow take you on a dreamy sonic trip.
Close your eyes and get lost in the simple beauty of the picture Follow smoothly paints.
Watch the music video here
Freedom Writers (Album Version) - CONQUEST
Freedom Writers is sharp, powerful, and deep. If you’re an old-school hip-hop fan, you’ll recognize hip-hop culture’s echoing ethos along this track’s lines: social commentary and being a voice for the voiceless.
This isn't just hip-hop; it's a challenge weaving itself into rhythms that demand to be heard. So turn up the volume and let CONQUEST hit you in the feels with this gangster of a track.
Manifesto for the New Age - Rhymicon 3000
Buckle up for a wild odyssey with Rhymicon 3000's Manifesto for the New Age. Here, the artist’s verses aren’t just rhymes, they’re musings on the chaotic dance of the modern era. In fact, the whole Cybernetic Sonatas: The Resurgence Mixtape is! Give this futuristic piece a listen and let us know what you think.
We Had A Blast - JayRone, Metaphor Music, Reecso Wells
We Had A Blast” narrates a tale of longing and reminiscence. Jay Rone's lyrics are a snapshot of unforgettable moments, a nostalgic journey through laughter and camaraderie. Give it a listen and get free as the beat and vibes invite you to turn up the volume, roll down the windows, and cruise through the city.
Jack Thorn Decepta - DJ Decepta
Do you like hard-hitting beats, the kind that makes you bop your head with agreeing dance moves? Then Jack Thorn deserves your attention. Yes, the title hints at a bit of mischief, and the track lives up to its name with playful twists and turns. Give it a listen to get a taste of what DJ Decpeta has cooked for you.
Spin Back - King Blake Alexander Cox
Get ready to have your expectations thrown out the window with Spin Back, a track from King Blake Alexander Cox's latest album titled Thi$ God World T$GW. This musical kaleidoscope is a genre-blurring adventure that takes you to uncharted territories. Mixed with the singer’s raw and soulful vocals, this makes for a reminder that music can be anything it wants to be!
Aging - John Da Lemon
This is a soulful lyricist piece and it shows from the first beat. John Da Lemon's vocals paint a beautiful picture of the emotions that come with aging. It's not just about the years ticking by; it's about the wisdom gained, the scars earned, and the beauty found in the wrinkles of our stories. Aging is a melodic mirror reflecting the shared human experience of growth, resilience, and the inevitable dance with time.
Before He Got Famous Featuring Amael - GC Smeg Smeg
Think of Before He Got Famous as an invitation to get personal with the artists, GC Smeg Smeg and Amael. This track is a poignant ode to the unsung heroes, the dreamers who paved the way for their eventual success. Not to mention that it’s a good song too!
As you listen, you might find yourself reflecting on your own journey, your own aspirations, and the unwavering belief in yourself that fuels your dreams.
Chrome - 84.
The final item on this list is dedicated to a cool beat with a sleek composition, one that perfectly reflects its title - “Chrome.” From the first electronic pulse, a cybernetic dreamscape starts forming accompanied by polished aesthetics (at least, that’d be the case if you could see aesthetics through sound). Give “Chrome” a listen and let its allure wash over you.
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