Song of the Day: Beast – DJ Halabi (ft. S.P.O.T)

After a long spell away from the NEW LEASE MUSIC limelight, New York’s conscious spitter S.P.O.T (Strategy Produces Overall Thought) is back, featuring on UK-based DJ Halabi’s latest EP, ‘ The A&B Side’, released earlier this month via Down 2 Earth Records.

Second track of the set ‘Beast’ made it to today’s song of the day hotspot for its arrangements of laid back boombap and neo soul, working in perfect unison with S.P.O.T‘s effortless flow and upfront wordplay.

This track is the perfect day to get over the humpday…so be sure to check it out!

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New Music Video: Holding On – S.P.O.T

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Known for tracks, Back 2 U and Flight School , taken from the EP The Extended Player (available on iTunes) , S.P.O.T (Strategy Produces Overall Thought)  returns with two new singles for the summer, Holding On and All I Know.

The New York lyricist recently took a trip to The Netherlands, Holland where he began the recording process for his next project…and also took advantage of shooting visuals for his latest bangers.

Shot in black and white, Holding On is a story of hope that all audiences can relate to. Over the past few months, the conscious emcee and his independent record label Down 2 Earth Records (D2E) are planning to release a new video every month as D2E approaches its one year anniversary later this year.

So here’s the first of many, check out the visual to Holding On.

Song of the Day: Back 2 U – S.P.O.T

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Hip-hop heads, I have another hot one for you! Check out today’s hot track, Back 2 U by New York-born emcee S.P.O.T. (Strategy, Produces, Overall, Thought). The single is from his latest mixtape, The Extended Player released in June.

Following the success from his previous albums (The Album Called A Mixtape and Duets) this upriser gained a strong fanbase and has been compared to hip-hop heavyweights Nas, Mos Def and Common by critics….I told you this guy’s a hot one; don’t pass up the opportunity and have a listen to Back 2 U.

Sounds good? Well, it’s worth trialling his album via Bandcamp or other major online music outlets