Beast Coast producer NugLife returns with the combined lyrical venom of The Underachievers. The duo let fire with political commentary and spiritual awakening over the texture-packed psychedelic production.
A muse and a storyteller, as Hydie Humble sings her words are whisked into the ether as gently as they were delivered. “Barcelona” is less of a love tale and more of genuflection on love itself and the decisions we make when nothing else is on our mind.
Another returning artist and growing Sauce favorite, Vallé is back with more of his upbeat rhymes and fun cadence. This time with “Trip Advisor” he brings us back to his Papua New Guinea island roots. No matter where his journeys take him, his family retains a piece of his heart.
There’s an innocent quality to “Phun” by trdml that’s told in the angst of high school nights fighting to fit in and the bonds of those friends who never made you feel like you needed to. The track bends genres and avoids conventional recording methods for a uniquely home-brewed flavor.
The hits keep coming and Cantrell keeps rising. Cantrell’s bars on “Crown Me” are as solid as they’ve ever been, but this time with the addition of a fearsome feature from Mick Jenkins. Ready for some deserved recognition, the single aims to secure a throne.
A late-night freestyle fitting the title, “11:59PM in Atlanta” features the familiar face of Cantrell spitting bars on dark production. His tone fluctuates between anger and restraint, letting the rhymes flow out in the stream of consciousness style of midnight contemplations.
The groovy sway of fika returns to CentralSauce with “Only One,” another great R&B hit driven by the duo’s compelling instrumentation and calming vocals. fika is quickly earning their spot as a Sauce favorite!
“Uncle John” is a feel good summertime jam from Daniel Levi. The high energy acoustic aspects of the instrumental bring a moving beat to the singer’s poppy R&B vocals.
On her new single “Hole,” R&B singer Babé Sila brings substance to the feeling of sinking into dissolution. The beauty of the single is in the confidence the singer shows in her ability to rise above. Her vocals are comforting and empowering, the voice of encouragement in our heads that let’s us keep pushing.
Listen to music on a personal level with the deep connections Cantrell makes on “Understand.” The easy going beat makes a gentle platform for the rapper’s empathy and efforts to reach a genuine connection with his listeners.