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Tree f. Roc Marciano, “Trynawin” MP3

Chicago rapper and producer Tree has an elastic voice that sounds like its been raked over broken glass (in a good way, if you can believe it). Roc Marciano is less erratic, more calm, delivering … read more »

POSTED April 10, 2013 2:53PM IN MP3 / STREAMS TAGS: , ,

Stream Roc Marciano’s Album Reloaded

Some days, it feels like the lane Roc Marciano has carved for himself is the best lane in rap. It’s not bombastic, just perpetually menacing and eerily calm. Reloaded unfurls slowly, Marciano’s husky baritone is … read more »

POSTED November 14, 2012 2:26PM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (1) TAGS: ,

Beat Construction: Roc Marciano

The producer is one of the most crucial yet anonymous figures in all of music. Every now and again we aim to illuminate these under-heralded artists with Beat Construction, an extension of our column in … read more »

POSTED November 12, 2012 11:10AM IN Beat Construction Comments (5) TAGS: , , ,

Stream: Roc Marciano, “Bozak”

At the end of this month, Fat Beats Records is reissuing Roc Marciano’s overlooked Marcberg, an album that is as close to lo-fi rap as rap gets. Over stumbling beats, wobbly samples and generally grimy … read more »

POSTED October 24, 2012 5:15PM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (1) TAGS: ,
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Stream: Roc Marciano, “76″

With “76,” Roc Marciano has reemerged, yet again, to remind us that since his early days with Busta Rhymes’ Flipmode Squad, he has been one of the most consistent MC/producers around. Over brushes of piano … read more »

POSTED August 23, 2012 3:30PM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (2) TAGS: ,
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Luv NY f. Kool Keith and Roc Marciano, “Pressure Up” MP3

Luv NY is a supergroup of New York rap vets who recently put together a full-length compilation. Ray West, who produced AG’s excellent 2011 album Everything’s Berri also made the beat for “Pressure Up,” a … read more »

POSTED July 26, 2012 5:30PM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (1) TAGS: , ,

Download Meyhem Lauren’s Album Respect the Fly Shit

Queens rapper Meyhem Lauren’s Respect the Fly Shit is primed for internet lore: the album was recorded with an overflowing crew—Tommy Mas and Harry Fraud split production, and guest features include Action Bronson, Riff Raff, … read more »

POSTED June 28, 2012 7:30PM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (21) TAGS: , , , , , , , , , ,

Meyhem Lauren f. Action Bronson and Roc Marciano, “Peruvian Desserts” MP3

Some days, it feels like Cappadonna birthed like every new rapper out of New York right now, and that’s in no way a bad thing. Here Meyhem Lauren, Action Bronson and (relative) industry veteran Roc … read more »

POSTED June 8, 2012 3:15PM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (1) TAGS: , , ,

Download Children of the Night’s Queens… Revisited Mixtape

It’s pretty safe to say that New York is undergoing a rap renaissance lately. Young dudes are appearing out of nowhere. Old dudes are getting less bitter about being old dudes and more excited to … read more »

POSTED March 27, 2012 2:06PM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (6) TAGS: , ,

Cormega f. Action Bronson, Roc Marciano and Saigon, “Mars” MP3

Hip-hop supergroups are seldom more than the sum of their parts, and sometimes not quite that. But this one should easily get points for thematic consistency, with each actor playing a slight variation on a … read more »

POSTED March 6, 2012 12:35PM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (1) TAGS: , ,