Instrumental Hip-hop (Music subgenre)
Instrumental hip-hop refers to electronically produced hip-hop beats that are designed to work without raps.
Instrumental Hip-hop in Features
Music − Portrait | posted 31.01.2012
»Think global, act local«
»From behind closed doors in Munich into the big, wide world of HipHop« – this is the motto of Midiflash, a producer-duo better known as Robstar and LowDown. Their first free mix-tape, Pleased To Beat You, will be released on January 31st, kindly supported by hhv.de mag. Amongst the well-respected guests are The Society Of Invisibles, Morlockk Dilemma, J-Spliff, Antihelden, Black Tiger and many others, forming a star-ensemble of international underground-Rap.
Instrumental Hip-hop in Reviews
Music − Review | posted 18.02.2016
Ivan Ave is once again making common cause with Mndsgn. On »Helping Hands«, they have joined hands – what a great »Hello«.
Music − Review | posted 10.07.2015
There are hundreds of Knxwledge beats to be found on Bandcamp. Yet, »Hud Dreems« is only his third physical release. It’s diversified and still straight to the point.
Music − Review | posted 09.10.2014
Apollo Brown & Ras Kass
On »Blasphemy«, boom-bap anesthesiologist Apollo Brown proves together with Ras Kass that a failing rap star’s ultimate hideaway lies within the surroundings of soul-samples.
Music − Review | posted 06.12.2013
Kabul Fire Vol.1
The Afghan-German producer Farhot is presenting his solo-debut: If Kreuzberg is considered “Little Istanbul”, Hamburg-Hausbruch will soon be called Klein-Kabul.
Music − Review | posted 09.10.2013
Virtually once a month, Knxwledge is releasing something. Luckily, his record »Kauliflowr« isn’t just anything, it’s actually really good – great moments included.
Music − Review | posted 17.07.2013
One Of Many
For all the people appreciating D‘Angelo, Rh Factor, The Roots or Jill Scott: This record is so good that once you’ve started listening, you’ll never be able to stop.
Music − Review | posted 06.03.2013
Renaissance is French. Dela from Paris knows this and proves it in the name of Hip Hop on »Atmosphere Airlines« and refreshes the neo-nostalgia of the rucksack-rap.
Music − Review | posted 14.03.2012
The Dreamer, The Believer
Together with producer No I.D. Common gets back on track with his ninth album »The Dreamer, The Believer«.
Music − Review | posted 13.03.2012
Gensu Dean brings together rap heroes of the nineties for his classic boom bap sound. The potential of this get-together hasn’t been used to its fullest though.
Music − Review | posted 28.11.2011
Eligh & Amp Live
Therapy At 3
With Eligh of the Living Legends and Amp Live of Zion members of two of the most signifant rap crew in California come here together.
Music − Review | posted 18.10.2011
Hassaan Mackey & Apollo Brown
For Daily Bread , Apollo Brown is teaming up with the rapper Hassaan Mackey. Those in favor of a souly kind of Hip Hop will be well entertained.
Music − Review | posted 04.10.2011
Cats & Dogs
After four years in the hiding, Evidence returns with a mighty album, proving how simple and how good Hip Hop can actually be.
Music − News | posted 06.04.2021
Exclusive Edition: »Terrain«
»Terrain« is the name of the new album by the British jazz musicians Portico Quartet, announced for 28 May. A green vinyl edition will be available exclusively from HHV Records.
Music − Review | posted 07.05.2021
With »Balearische Bibliothek« Niklas Wandt once again creates music in which nature and civilization meet on equal ground.
Music − Interview | posted 27.04.2021
Sonic history lesson
»The American Negro« marks the beginning of a new chapter in Adrian Younge’s work. It is more frontal, more politically charged, and more self-assured. He wants to teach. We had the opportunity for an in-depth interview.
Music − News | posted 10.05.2021
Exclusive Edition: »Monika / Zabawa«
»Monika / Zabawa«, by the must-discover Polish composer Henryk Debich, will be released on July 23 in a second limited edition available exclusively on HHV Records.
Music − Review | posted 07.05.2021
With »Play« the label Knekelhuis releases nine tracks from the eighties of the Dutch band Electric Party.