The Chicago vet Pugs Atomz returns for his 10th studio album, teaming up with his long term Engineer / Producer Mulatto Patriot for “Highly Irregular”. The duo take us on a journey with vivid storytelling, heavy bars and solid production from the golden age to the Soulection sound. Featuring DJ Gant-Man, GLC, Maceo Haymes, Maggie Vale, Nosecurity, Awdazcate and more. Recorded over a 4 year period with some of Chicago’s top live musicians from basslines to saxophone solos, it’s a truly soulful experience. Listen below.
During these trying times, emcee/producer duo Verse Essential & Todd Sykes offer up a “Moment of Clarity” – @VerseEssential
“Moment of Clarity” is one of them sobering moments when you realise how impermanent your …