To name my favourite mixtape is definitely a hard question, but I’ll have to go for Lupe Fiasco’s Fahrenheit 1/15: The Truth Is Among Us, which is the first of four tapes he did under the Fahrenheit title and it came out in 2006, probably
Artists: Joey Fatts ft Vince Staples
Producer: Teddy Walton
Project: I'll Call You Tomorrow
This song is incredible. As soon as Joey Fatts dropped his I'll Call You Tomorrow mixtape, the stand out track for us was 'Farrakhan' featuring Joey's cousin Vince Staples.
Now the track has
One of the greatest producers to ever grace the music world, J Dilla's passing left a giant hole in the soulful hip hop industry. Responsible for so many iconic rap instrumentals including 2Pac's 'Do For Love', Dilla was an iconic musical force and will never
Artists: G Herbo ft Lil Reese
Song: On My Soul
Project: Welcome To Fazoland
We've already made it clear that G Herbo is one of our favourite rappers on earth by featuring him in the SS16 issue of Viper. The Chicago MC shows no signs of slowing down
Song: Man (Gang)
London OG Skepta came through last week with a brand new single to accompany the official release date of his forthcoming album, 'Konnichiwa', set to drop on May 6th.
Titled 'Man (Gang)' the track sees him address those that think
Disclaimer: G HerbO doesn’t fit the themE of this issue at all. He made the cut because Viper’s editor is a super fan. But just in case you haven’t jumped on the Chicago rapper’s wave yet, here’s her pitch for why he’s the next rapper
Artist: Kirk Knight
Song: Take That
Producer: Kirk Knight
It's always a good day when a member of Pro Era drops a new project and this new cut from Kirk Knight is a real treat.
The self-produced track is titled 'Take That' and comes just a few months
Artist: Young Thug
Song: King Troup
Project: I'M UP
Just weeks after dropping Slime Season 3, Young Thug returns with a visual for a song from his previous release, 'I'M UP'. The song, titled 'King Troup' is dedicated to a fallen friend.
Press play on the video above.
The Lily Mercer Show, every Sunday night/Monday morning from 1-3am [GMT] on Rinse FM. On April 17th, I brought you two hours of new and underground Hip Hop, including music from Skepta, Action Bronson and Curtis Williams, plus a release of the week from J
Artists: Lil Yachty ft BIGBRUTHACHUBBA & JBAN$2TURNT
The man they call Lil Boat doesn't appear to be slowing down following the release of his project, 'Lil Boat The Mixtape', dropping a series of loose tracks in the past few weeks.
The latest is '22'