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YHS Presents: “Volume One” Album Trailer


Video: Andy Allen, Derek Wilds, Milan Boyer, and Matt Black for Young Heavy Souls
Music: “Pack Your Bags” – Nortroniks & Vapor Eyes

Our friends over at Young Heavy Souls are dropping their first official compilation next week, and we are psyched to check it out. For the unknowing, this album will be the perfect introduction to the YHS crew and all of the talented artists on its roster.

In anticipation of the album drop, YHS put together this trailer featuring some new and archival footage from the crew’s live events.

Young Heavy Souls – Volume One drops February 20th.

For more info, check out youngheavysouls.com and youngheavysouls.bandcamp.com

 

 

 

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Matt Black – Oak Street Market

Download: Matt Black - Oak Street Market - Available at youngheavysouls.com

Click the image to download Matt Black – Oak Street Market

Oak Street Market is the fourth album from Matt Black (Young Heavy Souls). The album showcases Black’s calm and confident delivery over a broad sonic palette of beats that range from sample-based Hip Hop, to Electro, and then some.

Among the guest lyricists and producers on OSM are Fess Grandiose, who joins Black on “New Wave,” produced by Nunca Duerma. Check out the cut below, then visit youngheavysouls.com to peep the rest of the album.

Download: Matt Black – Oak Street MarketAvailable on Young Heavy Souls Records

MC Friendly – “L2K” Feat. Anagram (Prod. by Nortroniks)

Download: MC Friendly - "L2K" Feat. Anagram (Prod. by Nortroniks) - Available on Soundcloud

Young Heavy Souls: MC Friendly live w/Ty Beat on drums. Click the image to download “L2K” (Photo via MC Friendly’s Instagram)

MC Friendly (Young Heavy Souls) pairs up with Anagram (Mental Elastic Dynasty) to drop this single from his upcoming EP. With Nortroniks helming the beat, the crew is intact- inviting listeners to take an introspective ride over soul samples and classic breaks.

Catch MC Friendly in Chicago on April 25th- live at the Tonic Room with fellow wordsmith and Grand Rapids resident, Matt Black.

Matt Black – “Free Refills”

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With plenty of bars to keep your thirst whet, Matt Black drops “Free Refills”- the second cut from his upcoming album, Oak Street Market. The backdrop to Black’s vocals is a soulful, drum-laden track produced by long-time collaborator, jzula.

Check out more from Matt Black and the Young Heavy Souls collective at youngheavysouls.com

Second City Citizens – “Middle Of The Map”

Video Directed by Brain Killer

New visuals from our friends, Second City Citizens. Produced by Equator Club, “Middle of the Map” is not only an anthem for Chicagoans, but a peek into the fun, fresh vibe SCC delivers.

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