• SCRATCHTHEBLOCK NOTORIOUS B.I.G. - PARTY & BULLSHIT (D.SANDERS REMIX)
    22 2017 October

    NOTORIOUS B.I.G. – PARTY & BULLSHIT (D.SANDERS REMIX)

    After delighting us with superlative productions for the likes of Ye Ali,TUT and Michael da Vinci ,  Jackson hip-hop producer Desmond Sanders aka D.Sanders leaps back with a new offering . Drawing inspiration from the greats like Pharrell, Drumma...

  • scratchtheblock BRASSTRACKS FEAT. THE UNDERACHEIVERS AND ROBERT GLASPER - IMPROV#1
    21 2017 October

    BRASSTRACKS FEAT. THE UNDERACHIEVERS AND ROBERT GLASPER – IMPROV#1

    Damn….it’s always a pleasure to be witness to artists’s evolution,especially when it comes to  neighbors like Brasstracks. The chemistry between Ivan Jackson and Conor Rayne led them to build a solid reputation,respect and international recognition through important awards...

  • SCRATCHTHEBLOCK SLY5THAVE FEAT. JIMETTA ROSE - LET ME RIDE
    20 2017 October

    SLY5THAVE FEAT. JIMETTA ROSE – LET ME RIDE

     Texas multi-instrumentalist Sylvester Onyejiaka better known by the stage name Sly5thAve will drop in November the ambitious project entitled The Invisible Man: An orchestral Tribute to Dr.Dre. The forthcoming album , as its title suggests , is...

  • SCRATCHTHEBLOCK PRESENTS: THE REMIX SESSION 13
    13 2017 October

    SCRATCHTHEBLOCK PRESENTS: THE REMIX SESSION 13

    4 months ago we dropped the 12th volume of The Remix Session , a successful series of accurate selections of the most impressive remixes,revisitations,re-arrangements of hip-hop,r&b,jazz and neo-soul pieces. We launched the series with the...

  • SCRATCHTHEBLOCK MICKEY SHILOH FEAT. ROWLAN - ZOOM IN (PRODUCED BY NABEYIN)
    10 2017 October

    MICKEY SHILOH FEAT. ROWLAN – ZOOM IN (PRODUCED BY NABEYIN)

    Today da squad offers to r&b eager listeners something really really eargasmic and supa-catchy! Yezzir, Bay Area singer,ultra talented songwriter Michaela “Mickey” Shiloh knocks we out with a superb smooth r&b cut entitled Zoom In. Despite her...

  • scratchtheblock LIL WOOFY WOOF - PURPLE KUSH 94' (PRODUCED BY ESCO)
    09 2017 October

    LIL WOOFY WOOF – PURPLE KUSH 94′ (PRODUCED BY ESCO)

    In da early ’90s the thriving hip-hop scene is enriched by the development of a sub-genre known as G-Funk!! Oh yes , people experienced the powerful impact of masterpieces such as The Chronic,Doggystyle,Regulate,The Prodigal Son,Safe+Sound...

  • scratchtheblock NAMUUNA - TIMELESS LOVE (PRODUCED BY BODIKHUU)
    08 2017 October

    NAMUUNA – TIMELESS LOVE (PRODUCED BY BODIKHUU)

    We follow Berlin-based songbird Namuuna , since she dropped her fantastic cover of Black Streets ‘s No Diggity  ,  she also appeared on our r&b selection Comfort Music impressing the listeners with her soulful approach. Today...

  • SCRATCHTHEBLOCK EUROZ - NEED ME SOME (PRODUCED BY REEZY)
    07 2017 October

    EUROZ – NEED ME SOME (PRODUCED BY REEZY)

    Today we want to recommend something hot for da hip-hop heads out there, so come with us to Las Vegas to knock on the Still Movin label doors and get familiar with the last offering...

  • SCRATCHTHEBLOCK SARA ELIZABETH CHARLES - TALLER
    07 2017 October

    SARAH ELIZABETH CHARLES – TALLER

    Two years ago we dropped a jazz selection called Moonray packed with artists such as The RH Factor,Gregory Porter,Harvey Mason,Jarrod Lawson and Sarah Elizabeth Charles. Sarah Elizabeth impressed us with her boundless potential and incredible vocal skills...

  • SCRATCHTHEBLOCK AMBER NAVRAN - HE'S BEEN GONE
    06 2017 October

    AMBER NAVRAN – HE’S BEEN GONE

    Moonchild is one of the most impressive,appealing and exciting major breakthroughs of recent years. The gifted trio from Los Angeles developed a simple but successful formula, creating a sound that flirts with neo-soul,spruced up with touches...

Bay Area iz not only powerful hip-hop slaps as probably you’re used to experience, you know iAMSU! , E-40,P-Lo,Sage the Gemini,Love Rance and many others. There are some interesting artists able to cook brilliant and...

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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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JAY GLAVANY – WITH YOU

September 21, 2017 | 0 Comments

Toronto continues to churn out dope r&b jams performed by talented artists , confirming its role as trendsetter. Toronto signature sound is engaging a large amount of attention at international level thanks producers such as:...

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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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SCRATCHTHEBLOCK PRESENTS: SHUGAH SHORTY

SCRATCHTHEBLOCK PRESENTS: SHUGAH SHORTY

September 17, 2017 | 0 Comments

A pinch of boom-bap rhythms, some quality extra-soulful beats,a balanced mix of different sonorities represent the main ingredients of our last hip-hop selection called Shugah Shorty. It’s an opportunity for us to pay tribute to...

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SCRATCHTHEBLOCK LVNDVN - TIME=LOVE

LVNDVN – TIME=LOVE

September 17, 2017 | 0 Comments

Last year we offered to all r&b enthusiast an eargasmic piece performed by emerging alternative-r&b singer LVNDVN called Dragon. Well, today we talk about another impressive gem wrapped by the talented New Jersey singer/songwriter: it’s...

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scratchtheblock JOYCE WRICE - GOOD MORNING (BOULEVARD 95 REMIX)

JOYCE WRICE – GOOD MORNING (BOULEVARD 95 REMIX)

September 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

During our exciting journey into quality music, we walked through different places , experiencing and discovering brilliant musicians/producers/beatmakers/singers/rappers from all over da world: Chicago,Los Angeles,Chattanooga,Toronto,France,Berlin,Sidney,Shibuya,Buenos Aires and Switzerland.  Yap,peeps,y’all have understood us correctly! Switzerland is a place where...

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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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scratchtheblock BLACK PARTY - SMOKE BREAK

BLACK PARTY – SMOKE BREAK

September 9, 2017 | 0 Comments

When we think about artists with a groundbreaking and experimental approach….well..the names that come to mind are: Childish Gambino, Robert Glasper Experiment,Tyler The Creator,Frank Ocean,Chance The Rapper just to name a few! Sometimes we stumbled...

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 Subtle , smooth and eargasmic tones are the main ingredients of the recent nut dropped by promising Toronto performer Safe. Saif Musaad aka SAFE is one of the most interesting delicacies that Toronto thriving music...

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Hey cool people a-r-e-u-r-e-a-d-y for something fresh and extremely seductive? Well, allow us to introduce the talent of Kendrick Harmon aka ’97! Insipired by acts such as Kendrick Lamar, SZA and Travis Scott ,the Chicago...

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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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SCRATCHTHEBLOCK PRESENTS: MORE JAZZ TONES

August 27, 2017 | 0 Comments

After nine months we’re ready to drop another impressive selection packed with brilliant artists and musicians only for the sake of jazz music and its incredible nuances! Ladies & gentleman this is More Jazz Tones....

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Ashton Simmonds better known by the stage name Daniel Caesar leaps back with a bran new project entitled Freudian through his own independent label Golden Child and financed by Jordan Evans and Matthew Burnett ,...

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