Jai Nitai Lotus – Acknowledgement [Mixtape] & Noir [Video] ft. Vox Sambou, Sam I Am & Kenlo

They just don’t make ’em like this anymore. Jai Nitai Lotus is a rare breed, especially in rap music, and we’re happy to have listened to his new Acknowledgement mixtape, praising the most high as well as the fellow artists who have helped forge who he is today. This month, Jai Nitai Lotus had an amazing […]

Beatahoe – Mobbed Out Beats [Tape]

Listen to Mobbed Out Beats, Beatahoe‘s new compilation of heavy instrumentals. The Sept-Îles, Québec based producer has collaborated with a slew of big names in the USA such as Gore Elohim (Goretex of Non Phixion), Jak Tripper, Bekay, Shabaam Sahdeeq, Rainmen and Marv Won. These beats are g’d up to say the least, and have […]

Ian Kamau – You, I (Prod. Jai Nitai Lotus) [Audio]

It doesn’t get more soulful than this. Ian Kamau, who hails from Toronto, met Jai Nitai Lotus in Montreal in 2012 and ever since, they have wanted to collaborate together musically. That happened this summer, when Kamai came back to the city. He linked up with the rapper/producer and he recorded the vocals for You, I […]

Welcome to Dillaville [Show Review]

This past Thursday, the “Welcome to Dillaville” tour made a stop at Cabaret Underworld in Montreal, providing a great opportunity to pay homage to the incredible work of the late great J Dilla, who passed 8 years ago. The tour featured two groups who are significant to Dilla’s legacy: Slum Village as well as former […]

La Rue Music Samples Pink Floyd on “Screw Juice” EP

Ever wondered what Pink Floyd would sound like if they had come of age today? Though I don’t  think they would settle for a genre as formulaic as trap, the classic rock supergroup’s slow-paced experimental sounds blend pretty well over a downtempo 808 with snare rolls. This is what La Rue Music decided to bring to […]