• 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...

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TWOLIPS – YELLOW GOLD

September 30, 2017 | 0 Comments

For better or worse,  it is not easy to discover a kind of good music able to fire the synapses! But nevertheless,sometimes we stumble upon interesting pieces that provide incredible feelings,emotions and good vibrations. Allow us to...

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SCRATCHTHEBLOCK PRESENTS: VOODOO JAZZ

September 29, 2017 | 0 Comments

Stetsasonic, Guru, Digable Planets,A Tribe Called Quest,Preemo, Buckshot LeFonque , Jazz Liberatorz are just a few names of artists which contributed to spread a distinctive hip-hop sound wisely mixed with jazz sample or jazz instrumentations!  What we...

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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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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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scratchtheblock JAY GLAVANY - WITH YOU

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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