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 After knocking we out with da ultra-dope hip-hop jam Juggin (included on our hip-hop selection Shugah Shorty) finely wrapped by producer Savion Allen , Charlotte rapper Lute decides to unleash another impressive leak from his...

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SCRATCHTHEBLOCK CHILDREN OF ZEUS - SMOKE WITH ME

CHILDREN OF ZEUS – SMOKE WITH ME

September 28, 2017 | 0 Comments

 We like to think of ourself as globetrotters of da sound! We love to experience excellent hip-hop,neo-soul,r&b,jazz,jazz-hop and urban experimental music that this wonderful world has to offer without limiting ourselves in terms of countries!...

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In 2011 Cali-duo TiRon Jeffries and Omari Allen better known by the stage name TiRon & Ayomari knocked we out with their brilliant project A Sucker For Pumps hosting a line-up of dope performers such as Thundercat,Anderson.Paak.Jeremih,SiR...

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Melbourne experimental band 30/70 earned a comfortable spot at scratchtheblock.com thanks their impressive music that can be described as a sumptuous sound that is woven with jazz,future-soul and hip-hop! Today we serve you up a...

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When you put epic records of legends (Cannonball Adderley, Gary Burton,Anita Baker,Funkadelic,Kool & The Gang,Ohio Players and James Brown just to name a few) in the hands of  hip-hop luminary such as J.Dilla,Q-Tip and Ali Shaheed you...

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God is good, God is great!!!! Hell yeah, we’re so fucking exciting about da brand new single by legendary musician/singer/producer Amp Fiddler! The Motor City mastermind has always been a major figure in hip-hop/soul community,equipped with a remarkable...

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Chi-Town singer/songwriter and former member of Milo&Otis , Jamila Woods delighted our soul with her superb debut solo album called Heavn released under Chicago imprint Closed Sessions . Jamila’s oeuvre can be considered as another international...

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When it comes to experience some quality supa-dupa-hot hip-hop pieces with an astonishing soulful approach…well… Ivan Ave is a valid choice!!  The Telemark-bred microphone spitter , impressed us since his first collaborative works with Oslo...

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Today we play at home!!! Yezzir, but first and foremost we have to thank our partner in crime and first lady of scrtblk squad , Abigail “Bossy” Wilson! A few days ago , she bursted...

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Who said that Seattle hip-hop scene does’t deserve the attention of music media?  We love the Emerald City and we have the utmost respect for dope artists just like super producer Jake One,underground-experimental Shabazz Palaces,the interesting...

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Imagine a rapper with a style that sounds like a mishmash of Mos Def,Chance The Rapper and Tyler The Creator. It would be dope,right? Well, we got it! We’re talking about Dre’es a young emcee...

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SCRATCHTHEBLOCK QUAVIUSBLACK - ONLY YOU

QUAVIUSBLACK – ONLY YOU

July 9, 2017 | 0 Comments

 Today we put a spotlight on Mississipi in order to encourage hip-hop heads out there to scout out the Magnolia State thriving hip-hop scene. Recently we dropped a write-up for the superb piece recorded by...

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Howdy cool people! Today we explore the southern hip-hop scene inviting y’all to experience a talented and interesting artist from Mississipi. Atlanta, North Carolina, Georgia, Virginia, Louisiana, Alabama brought to us a massive dose of quality...

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The homies at Touching Bass deserve a great deal of congratulation for their recent stunning exclusive compilation entitled Afro Chronicles: Volume One .  The U.K collective composed by Alex Rita, Andwot, Born Cheating, Sammseed, Shy One and Wu-Lu among others...

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FREDFADES FEAT. CHESTER WATSON - MAGIA

FREDFADES FEAT. CHESTER WATSON – MAGIA

June 3, 2017 | 0 Comments

It’s a warm afternoon , we’re just chilling and relaxing with da squad at scratchtheblock headquarter, when our selector Jimmy “YellowMan” Shapiro comes up with a bomb! He presses play and the speakers starts to...

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