The Slice, Episode 93 [Hip Hop + R&B]

It’s been quite a long hiatus but it’s only right for us to bring back The Slice, a piece that gives readers a quick glimpse into a handful of musical releases from around the globe.

Reedus 3m – “HIM”

Boston,MA-based rapper Reedus 3m proceeds to detail his experiences on this arduous journey to success in his new single “HIM”. The drill-infused production has a nice sombre feel and his energetic flow works well over it. From weaving detractors, and naysayers and battling his self-doubts, Reedus 3m shows us how he is willing to go through the fire to reach his goals.

Rah Cashiano – “Lay Em Down”

Brooklyn, New York-raised rapper Rah Cashiano drops this hard-hitting trap jam titled “Lay Em Down” alongside fellow rapper Baby Jigga. The cinematic production is moody and underpinned by Rah’s autotuned vocals and street-savvy lyrics that center on taking the opposition to the cleaners.

Cam Be x Slot-A x Elisa Latrice x Add-2 x Neak – “King’s Speech” (Slot-A Remix)

Cam Be and producer  Slot-A team up with vocalist Elisa Latrice, and rappers Add-2 and Neak for “King’s Speech (Slot-A Remix) “. This new rendition has a cinematic and dreamy feel courtesy of Slot-A’s golden touch. The atmospheric production is rich and cinematic and blends seamlessly with the rapper’s insightful and inspirational songwriting

Otis Fonde` – “It Is What It Is”

Independent rapper/producer Otis Fondecaught our ears with his newest effort titled “It Is What It Is”. The mid-tempo jam is bouncy and has a playful element with its bass-heavy thumping drums, vocal sample and Otis’ unapologetic raps about making decisions and living with the consequences.

Dynas x Jah Freedom – “Spaghetti “(feat. Money Mogly & Shottie)

The duo of rapper Dynas and Charlotte NC.-based DJ/Producer Jah Freedom share a new single “Spaghetti ” which sees them teaming up with fellow emcees Money Mogly and Shottie.  Over Jah Freedom’s menacing and hard-hitting backdrop made up of moody pads, haunting stabs and crunchy drum grooves, the emcees deliver vivid storytelling that puts listeners right in the middle of the action.