Another weekend has passed us so it’s time for our regular Monday mixtape round-up. Last week saw a swarm of Hip-Hop goodness from the likes of Busta Rhymes, DJ Green Lantern and Styles P, plus London indie group The xx provided our alternative music fix with a stream of their upcoming album, whilst Lady Leshurr and Delilah each get one in for the girls with mixtape releases.
Catch up on all the goods below.
Offering 11 original tracks to follow up their self-titled 2009 effort, London based band The xx unveil a full stream of their highly anticipated sophomore album, Coexist, which is due to hit stores on September 10th.
New York rap veteran Styles P keeps the bars flowing with his latest mixtape, The Diamond Life Project; bringing 11 tracks bearing numerous features including Curren$y, Pusha T, Jadakiss, Bun B, Trae Da Truth, French Montana, Fred The Godson and Uncle Murda.
New York DJ Green Lantern used last week to unveil his first solo project in four years, titled Invade The Game. Bringing vocals from all across the Hip-Hop scene, the 20-track mixtape features Beanie Sigel, Lloyd Banks, Raekwon, Nas, Jay-Z, Emilio Rojas and many more.
UK femcee Lady Leshurr puts her smooth punchlines and double-time flow to the test again on 14 brand new tracks for her latest mixtape, L YEAH! The Birmingham-born talent is joined by fellow UK artist Paigey Cakey on the project, which features production from Dready and Knox Brown.
UK songstress Delilah let fans in on her passion for UK Garage with her new mixtape, Camden Place. Blending some old school with the new, the singer puts together 17 of her favourite tracks from the genre as well as including some of her own material – all free of charge.
Nina B took last week to reveal Titles Are Played Out – the follow up to her 2011 project The Bo$$tress 2 (B*tch I’m Back). Get your free download of seven-track mixtape, which hears the rapper joined by Action Bronson, Skyzoo, Dylan and Jon Connor.
Busta Rhymes sets the pace for his Cash Money Records debut with his new project, Year Of The Dragon. The legendary wordsmith unleashes his ninth album via google play for fans to get a hold of as a free download, and sees features from Trey Songz, Anthony Hamilton, Cam’Ron, Lil’ Wayne among others.
As the summer period comes to an end, The Kid Daytona finishes off the season on a high with Summer Games: The Kid With The Golden Pen. Wielding a small but powerful guest line-up, the rapper is joined by Jadakiss, Bob James and Jon Connor, with production heard by 9th Wonder, Harry Fraud and Bink!
YMCMB representative Tyga keeps fans topped up with his latest mixtape, Well Done 3, calling upon Lil’ Wayne, 2 Chainz, his protege Honey Cocaine and many more to join him on the 16-track project – released for free download ahead of his upcoming album, Hotel California.