• scratchtheblock TERRACE MARTIN AND SMINO - PECANS
    17 2017 December

    TERRACE MARTIN AND SMINO – PECANS

    At scratchtheblock.com we love music and we love art!! In particular we love da connection between visual art and music,because they represent two different art forms , that differ substantially in terms of consumer perception...

  • SCRATCHTHEBLOCK ADRIA KAIN - BRIDGE
    16 2017 December

    ADRIA KAIN – BRIDGE

    As you know Toronto is an hotbed of incredible talents and today we want to share with y’all something really really interesting that definitely knocked we out! Recently we stumbled upon singer/songwriter Adria Kain, an...

  • scratchtheblock CRAYON FEAT. GRACY HOPKINS - FAITH
    15 2017 December

    CRAYON FEAT. GRACY HOPKINS – FAITH

    In June we invited our listeners to get familiar with the refined sound of The Nightbirds , an interesting project brainchild of french producers FKJ, Darius, Crayon and Berlin-based vocalist Wayne Snow. Well, today we stumbled upon...

  • SCRATCHTHEBLOCK PATRICK PAIGE II - YOU AIN'T MISSING TOO MUCH
    10 2017 December

    PATRICK PAIGE II – YOU AIN’T MISSING MUCH

    Fin , The Drum Chord Theory , Steve’s Lacy Demo and Prelude are compelling projects performed by some members of grammy-nominated band The Internet! Yessir, Syd, Steve,Matt and Patrick work on their own material as solo artists , apart...

  • scratchtheblock ALWAYS NEVER - FEEL IT
    08 2017 December

    ALWAYS NEVER – FEEL IT

    Da squad is planning a trip to Toronto to discover some interesting emerging names from the thriving local r&b/hip-hop music scene!! Canada and in particular Toronto are giving a tons of great music, thanks the...

  • scratchtheblock J.LAMOTTA AND  THE DIZZY SPARROW - ADVICE
    04 2017 December

    J.LAMOTTA AND THE DIZZY SPARROW – ADVICE

    As a genuine music platform , born with the main aim to spread and support quality music performed by emerging artists  , we work hard to discover new talents and we work hard to push their...

  • scratchtheblock HALF-A-MIL FEAT. TY$ - TOO MANY WAYS (PRODUCED BY HIT-BOY AND JANSPORT J)
    02 2017 December

    HALF-A-MIL FEAT. TY$ – TOO MANY WAYS (PRODUCED BY HIT-BOY AND JANSPORT J)

    Chauncey Hollis , better known by the stage name Hit-Boy and Dominic Hunn aka Dom Kennedy are two hip-hop acts that we like to describe as inspiring artists and clever business men!!! They established themseves in the hip-hop...

  • scratchtheblock AZEKEL - DON'T WAKE THE BABIES (PRODUCED BY ADELIGHT)
    02 2017 December

    AZEKEL – DON’T WAKE THE BABIES (PRODUCED BY ADELIGHT)

    Nigerian-born and London-based triple-threat Azekel Adesuyi known as Azekel leaps back and set the mood with a sultry new single entitled Don’t Wake The Babies.  For those who don’t know Azekel , we can say...

  • SCRATCHTHEBLOCK ROY WOODS - THE WAY YOU SEX (PRODUCED BY DF)
    01 2017 December

    ROY WOODS – THE WAY YOU SEX (PRODUCED BY DF)

    Ovo Sound artist, Roy Wood$ finally drops his brand new album entitled Say Less. At scratchtheblock.com we’re great fans of this incredible artist equipped with a superb vocal tone that reminds us the King of...

  • scratchtheblock EMMITT JAMES - NEWPORTS (PRODUCED BY PNAHSI)
    30 2017 November

    EMMITT JAMES – NEWPORTS (PRODUCED BY PNAHSI)

    We’re in the marvelous City Of Angels,baby!!!! And we’re so fucking exciting because our losangeleno peers are giving us a tour of the city, in order to experience the L.A-lifestyle, tasteful local food (at Philippe the...

When we sit down to reflect about the current state of hip-hop music, we think about a chameleon art form that adapt to the new trends and market demand , by diversifying towards of “alternative” mixtures , sometimes...

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SCRATCHTHEBLOCK JAMES JAPAN - DRIVE

JAMES JAPAN – DRIVE

November 22, 2017 | 0 Comments

When it comes to recommend r&b music finely performed by young emerging artists we know what we’re talking about! Along side great names such as Frank Ocean,Drake, Miguel and The Weeknd, the music biz offers to...

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Formerly known as SPZRKT , the super talented Texas vocalist Xavier Omar leaps back with another superlative oeuvre entitled Pink Lightning (via Never Sleep Music label).Last year Xavier dropped the compelling Everlasting Wave earning positive reviews from...

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SCRATCHTHEBLOCK JORDAN WARD - CONSOLATION (PRODUCED BY KOJO.A)

JORDAN WARD – CONSOLATION (PRODUCED BY KOJO.A)

November 20, 2017 | 0 Comments

Da squad continues the exciting journey through quality music , in order to provide the right vibrations for the listeners out there! Today we highly recommend to prick up your ears and listen closely the voice...

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 His curriculum speaks for itself: Prince,Funkadelic,Meshell Ndegeocello,Elzhi,Rapahel Saadiq,Miguel Atwood-Ferguson,Corinne Bailey Rae,Soul Of Mischief,Too Short,Maxwell,The Brand New Heavies,Jay Dee and the list goes on and on! People, we’re talking about the mighty Joseph Anthony Fiddler known as...

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YE ALI - ALL THE TIME (PRODUCED BY YUSEI)

YE ALI – ALL THE TIME (PRODUCED BY YUSEI)

November 17, 2017 | 0 Comments

Grew up in a strict Muslim household in Hammond, Indiana, Ye Ali is cementing his status as bright artist !Ye expresses his boundless potential through incredible skills as gifted songwriter,clever producer as well as superb vocalist.With...

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Canadian r&b scene continues to churn out interesting singers and producers so we’re planning a trip to Toronto to breath the creative atmosphere in person!Today we discovered another interesting performer that represents Canadia’s province of...

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SCRATCHTHEBLOCK GQ - CAN'T RUN (PRODUCED BY 9TH WONDER)

GQ – CAN’T RUN (PRODUCED BY 9TH WONDER)

November 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

Everyone associates Bay Area signature sound with cracking slaps performed by dope acts such as E-40, Too Short,P-Lo,Iamsu,Sage The Gemini and hitmakers like Rick Rock and League Of Starz among others.Today we propose to y’all...

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We’re avid listeners and lovers of neo-soul music, we got so many great records that literally changed our way to approach to music, experimenting a kind of empathetic resonance. Records like Voodoo,The Revelation Is Now...

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scratchtheblock SAMPA THE GREAT FEAT. REMI - FLOWERS

SAMPA THE GREAT FEAT. REMI – FLOWERS

November 13, 2017 | 0 Comments

How can we describe da brand new album by Sampa The Great? Well, it’s not easy but honestly we can assert she brought to us a body of work that can soothes, invigorates, creates whole...

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SCRATCHTHEBLOCK YAJ - VANILLA SKIES (PRODUCED BY LOGIKBOMB)

YAJ – VANILLA SKIES (PRODUCED BY LOGIKBOMB)

November 11, 2017 | 0 Comments

We dag in the Maryland hip-hop/r&b music scene  to discover some interesting artists. When we talk about Maryland, Oddisee and Logic are the names that immediately come to mind but as you know each corners...

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Two months ago London triple-threat Sam Folorunsho known as XamVolo released a piece called Feels Good. Recently the Liverpool-based cool artist , recruited multi-talented singer from St.Louis Jaylien (he’s the name behind Akon’s Beautiful , he...

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scratchtheblock LVNASA - DROP YOUR GUARD (PRODUCED BY SAGII)

LVNASA – DROP YOUR GUARD (PRODUCED BY SAGII)

November 6, 2017 | 0 Comments

ATL is a city that is bringing to us interesting artists such as Migos and 6LACK!  Today scrtblk crew serves you up a chill and smooth joint finely performed by Atlanta rookie LVNASA. The young...

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J.ROBB FEAT. DEVIN TRACY - TAKEMEE

J.ROBB FEAT. DEVIN TRACY – TAKEMEE

November 4, 2017 | 0 Comments

For the 21st chapter of White Label ( a Soulection series with the main aim to spread and give proper exposure to talented artists through official releases, in digital form) , Joe Kay & the...

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scratchtheblock DJ PREMIER FEAT. ASAP FERG - OUR STREETS

DJ PREMIER FEAT. ASAP FERG – OUR STREETS

November 3, 2017 | 0 Comments

Between 1992 and 1999 , Patrick Moxey and his own hip-hop imprint Payday Records gave us monumental hip-hop pieces such as Far From Yours by OC, Next Level by Showbiz & AG,Come Clean by Jeru The...

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