King Chip- Under Palm TreesKing Chip, a Cleveland native, now resides in the always-sunny Los Angeles. With this transition a new project is coming, aptly titled Clevelafornia. And it’s about time we get some new Chip material. “Under Palm Trees” finds Chip stunting on a level, as he lives the life of a “Cleveland nigga smoking under palm trees.” Must be nice. Chip is usually one to bring something different/original to his raps though, and this one is missing a certain something, I can’t put my finger on. Nonetheless, the music is appreciated
Tsu Surf- No Regrets Feat. Trev RichI’ve been listening to a lot of Tsu Surf since he dropped his new mixtape A New Mood. It’s a quality project I’d definitely recommend checking out if you’re looking for something new to add to your iTunes, from beat choices to bars, Tsunami delivers. I thought the beat on this particular track was pretty crazy to flow over, but both Tsu and Trev handle it like it’s nothing. I think we’ll be seeing a lot more of the battle rapper Tsu Surf after A New Mood.
Boldy James- Goose Egg
Only a rapper who waxes poetic like Boldy James could get away with such a song title. Title aside, the song is a typical underground anthem from the Concreature. He tells a story and flows almost in a conversational way over a haunting beat from M. Stacks.
It’s a Beast Coast connection on this collaboration between Flatbush Zombies and The Underachievers. Underground fans definitely welcomed this song with open arms, which features two different New York-native rap groups who mesh well together. The crews says no to religion and ask fans to do the same.
HNHH's "Underrated Audio" puts you on not-too-mainstream music you might have missed from the past week.
As we near the end of March we've been getting more good-ass music coming in each and every week. This past week we saw the underground circuit drop several dope tracks (from King Chip to the Flatbush Zombies), and we've rounded the best five cuts for you to check out here. Randomly enough, it seems to be a strictly East Coast/Midwest affair on UA this week, with Detroit, Chicago, New Jersey, New York and Cleveland all represented.