One Be Lo, Explosions in the Sky…

One Be Lo/Longshot: Learn [MP3]

ANG13: Ain’t Goin’ Down [MP3]

“The first compilation from Chicago’s EV Records details exactly why we should give a shit — about EV Records, the Chicago rap scene, and the direction of hip-hop in general. Everything presents a myriad of EV Records’ artists dropping catchy beats and meaningful prose that reflect not only the presence of meaningful hip-hop, but EV’s high-concentration of talent. In the vein of Mos Def and Talib Kweli, the artists on Everything transcend the current industry standard with music that speaks to the mind. Despite hip-hop circles recent (and probably justified) complaints about sinking standards, EV Records’ roster shows creative and innovative artists producing relevant material that provokes both thought and movement. With a lineup of master producers, talents like Royce Da 5’9″, ANG13, Psalm One, and ex-Binary Star One Be Lo, Everything proves that hip-hop is neither dead nor dying but, in fact, thriving in Chicago.” — EV Records

Explosions in the Sky

Welcome, Ghosts [MP3]

Rob Crow

I Hate You, Rob Crow (Single Version) [MP3]


Prelude tor Time Feelers [MP3]

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