• 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...

We neva get tired of singing the praises of da Chi-Town hip-hop/r&b scene!  During our sonic-trip to the discovery of quality music we had the pleasure to experience the sound of the most interesting exponents...

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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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When it comes to experience experimental sonorities we’re on the front lines to taste, promote and spread it! Wassup cool people, today we highly recommend a superlative piece that literally knocked we out : Signals....

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 When he’s not too busy modeling for the most important fashion Maisons such as Dior Homme, Burberry, Valentino and Yeezy , the Melbourne young and talented Tre Samuels focuses on his passion: music! Equipped with superlative...

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The cold Scandinavian lands have given birth to interesting producers and singers which fired up our soul with warm and delightful music! Artists like Robin Hannibal, Coco Malaika,Snoh Alegra, Marie Dahlstrom , Nanna B (make sure y’all...

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If there’s any place you can find dope r&b music, it would be Canada! Yezzir, the canadian scene is becoming a staple of da hip-hop/r&b music at international level through the amazing fleet of talented producers and...

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SCRATCHTHEBLOCK THE NIGHTBIRDS - MIDNIGHT RUN

THE NIGHTBIRDS – MIDNIGHT RUN

July 27, 2017 | 0 Comments

 Yap, we know we know…we’re  annoyingly picky when it comes to selecting and spotlighting music…but honestly.. we want to maintain an editorial line independent from constrictions and rigidities imposed by brands,sponsors,big majors and above all million requests for “paid/sponsored reviews”. Anyway,...

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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 presents: treasures

SCRATCHTHEBLOCK PRESENTS: TREASURES

July 19, 2017 | 0 Comments

With our brand new selection called Treasures, we invite y’all to join us for an excursion through delightful r&b jams performed by interesting artists.   We get the ball rolling with a goosebumps-induce track entitled Kodak.The...

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SCRATCHTHEBLOCK SWSH - FLOWERS

SWSH – FLOWERS

July 18, 2017 | 0 Comments

Today’s topic: Soundcloud failure!! Maybe y’all have heard the news about Soundcloud impending collapse and we’re worried about that! Why? Well , the renowned platform established itself as a staple for bloggers,journalists,labels and above all...

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JMSN  is an artist with a special gift: a rare capability to go straight to the soul pouring touching,emotional,eargasmic and soulful quality music into listener’s veins. The Detroit singer,songwriter,musician and producer recently released Whatever Makes...

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Scratchtheblock.com squad moved to Tennessee in order to visit for the very first time Chattanooga and it was an enjoyable experience! Damn,  mushroom burgers at Urban Stack , a long walk through the Walnut Street...

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 Sometimes an artist needs to walk through different artistic paths in order to explore new sonorities, to find a new dimension of himself and to prove his ability,his artistry stepping off the so-called “comfort zone”....

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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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