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Blu & Exile – In The Beginning: Before The Heavens [Album Stream]

Posted on October 19, 2017

10 years after Blu and Exile released their magnum opus "Below the Heavens", the California duo have reunited to release 14 tracks from the original 2007 sessions. "In the Beginning: Before the Heavens" contains previously heard songs and unreleased gems – the best of the best chosen from over 40 songs in the vault. Their third collaboration follows 2012’s "Give Me My Flowers While I Can Still Smell Them", and is slated for an October release.

"In The Beginning: Before the Heavens" is made of up songs that are raw and untouched, keeping the authenticity of Blu and Exile’s creativity at the time. The album has guest appearances from familiar names like Dr. Oop, Donel Smokes, Aloe Blacc, and Blame One. While "Soul Provider", "Another Day", and "Party of Two" appeared on Blu's "Lifted" EP, the majority of these songs showcase Blu rapping at his peak, maintaining his underground attitude as he dishes on reaching star status ("Constellations"), getting radio play ("On the Radio"), or opposing views in a problem-ridden world ("You’re Gonna Die Someday"). Exile, meanwhile, builds a golden hip-hop era feel with head-nodding samples and DJ scratches.

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Edo. G – FreEDOm [Album Stream]

Posted on October 17, 2017

Here's Edo. G's new album, "FreEDOm".

"FreEDOm" has a sound that is reminiscent to one of your favorite Hip-Hop albums with songs that touch every part of your life. Edo.G's conscious lyrics over banging beats are bound to resonate and inspire. The song "Smoke" features Masta Ace, marking their first collaboration since the critically acclaimed 2009 "Arts & Entertainment" album. "Boom", Produced by Sir Williams is the first music video from the album that sheds light on gun violence and the affect it has on victims, families and communities. "FreEDOm" is Edo.G’s 15th studio album produced by up and coming producers Torchbars, Kelz With Tha Heat, Sir Williams, Geronimo X, DJ Scienz & more.

Take a listen below and head over to iTunes for a download.

Watch the video for "Beast" down bottom.

Trade Voorhees – Saturday IV [Album Stream]

Posted on October 17, 2017

Trade Voorhees drops off his new LP, "Saturday IV". Stream the 13-track offering below and pick up a copy on iTunes, if you like what you hear.

Lyrica Anderson – Adia [Album Stream]

Posted on October 16, 2017

Lyrica Anderson is back with her new album, "Adia". The 15-track offering comes with features Ty Dolla $ign and Chris Brown.

Take a listen below and cop a copy here.

Various Artists – Beats, Mines And Life: An Instrumental Journey [Album Stream]

Posted on October 14, 2017

To celebrate the many phenomenal instrumentals that have landed on our projects over the years, Coalmine Records is pleased to release of our first instrumental compilation, "Beats, Mines and Life: An Instrumental Journey".

The 14 tracks on here capture the brilliance of several of the producers we’ve worked with in recent years. These include numerous living legends who have carved out a massive niche in the game, including the likes of Nottz, Ayatollah, M-Phazes, and Khrysis. Also featured are the underground stalwarts like DJ Concept, Max I Million, J57, Small Professor, and Thelonious Martin, all of whom are cementing their place in the Hip-Hop world.

The 50 minute "Journey" highlights both serious bangers and low-key headnodders alike. For the trunk-rattlers, we have joints like M-Phazes' shimmering beat for Blu's 2012 single, "Kiss The Sky", in addition to his creeping "Midnight Madness" instrumental from Heltah Skeltah’s 2011 EP of the same name. Elsewhere, you’re bound to break your neck to Nottz' "Atlantis" (off his "Titans in the Flesh" EP with Blu), chill along to J57’s dusty "The Art of Sole" (off Aaron Rose's 2016 EP, "Elixir"), and feel the soul of Thelonious Martin’s "They Don’t Know" (off his 2017 released "Molotov" LP with Saga).

Like many of our releases, "Beats, Mines and Life" pays homage to the Hip-Hop greats who have come before us. Of course, the title is a callback to A Tribe Called Quest’s classic 1996 LP, "Beats, Rhymes & Life", and a tribute to the life and art of the late Phife Dawg.

Press play below and cop a copy here.

Beatnick & K-Salaam – The Bluest Flame [Album Stream]

Posted on October 13, 2017

Beatnick and K-Salaam are back with their new LP, "The Bluest Flame". The project is 18 tracks deep and includes features from Tech N9ne, Wrekonize, Blu, Talib Kweli, Joell Ortiz, Kirk Knight, Young Buck, Fashawn, Bun B and Ashley DuBose.

Press play below and and head over to iTunes for a download.

Marc E. Bassy – Gossip Columns [Album Stream]

Posted on October 13, 2017

Bay Area artist Marc E. Bassy liberates his debut album, "Gossip Columns". The 17-track offering features guest appearances from Kehlani, KYLE, G-Eazy, YG and Thundercat.

Take a listen below and cop the album here.

Wu-Tang Clan – The Saga Continues [Album Stream]

Posted on October 13, 2017

The legendary Wu-Tang Clan returns with a brand new studio LP, titled "The Saga Continues". The 18-track offering features vocals by each member of the Wu (except U-God), plus guest verses from Redman, Sean Price, Chris Rivers, Killah Priest, Street Life and R-Mean. The project is executive produced by RZA with creative production from DJ Mathematics.

Press play below and make sure to pick up a copy on iTunes.