The Find Magazine is a global collective of music lovers dedicated to promoting the diffusion of hip hop with jazz, funk, soul, and related genres. We are inspired by the culture of ‘crate digging’ and thus constantly scour the dusty corners of record shops and outskirts of the internet to find the best music and artistry for you. We hold the aesthetics of hip hop culture in high regard.
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Guest Mix: Eventually Collective - Chiaroscuro

Guest Mix: Eventually Collective – Chiaroscuro

Eventually Collective is a newly formed crew of young London-based producers and DJ's with the aim of creating/sharing music as well as presenting nighttime events under the same umbrella. This mix was put together and recorded by Suplington, Sanatan, and Faroese, with each member contributing their own individual sections to Read more » ...
Video: Renee Dion - 51st & Cornell (Prod. by Jon Rogers)

Video: Renee Dion – 51st & Cornell (Prod. by Jon Rogers)

 I love the warm, soothing tones of New York City singer/songwriter (by way of Columbus, Ohio) Renee Dion. Neo-soul at its best. In this video for "51st & Cornell", Renee Dion and producer Jon Rogers are driven around Columbus, giving us a a splendid view of her hometown after dark. Read more » ...
Free Download: Revolutionary Rhythm - The Art Gallery

Free Download: Revolutionary Rhythm – The Art Gallery

Southern California trio Revolutionary Rhythm have recently returned with their first full length project since 2012's Soul Vibes. Over upbeat boom bap styled beats, cuts from DJ Million Faces and raps from emcees Predominance and Kid Abstrakt bring forth an honest and down-to-earth aural gallery of their art: hip hop. Read more » ...
Stream: Anteek Recipes - Hot Rhythm b/w Little Stories (feat. Definition)

Stream: Anteek Recipes – Hot Rhythm b/w Little Stories (feat. Definition)

Anteek Recipes is a collaborative across the pond concoction of 2 jazzy hip hop lovers: producer/DJ Dirty Hairy & emcee/DJ Shut Eyes. The A-side, "Hot Rhythm," delves into that early 80s funk with a heavy, head-nodding bass-line. The flip side is on a more laid-back, classic hip hop vibe and features a Read more » ...
Free Download: DTMD - 3 & Out EP

Free Download: DTMD – 3 & Out EP

New Dunc & Toine! A little over 2 years have passed since their first album Makin' Dollas came out on Mello Music Group. Now they're back with this new EP called 3 & Out -  As usual, we have Dunc working the beats and Toine on the rhymes, featuring guest verses from Read more » ...
Listen: Lasko - Pardon

Listen: Lasko – Pardon

Chicago born and raised Lasko describes himself as a controllerist. The term is apt in these modern times. There are many mediums for beat making but the midi-controller is now one of the most popular. Even though Lasko only 18 years old, he's showing us that this form can have amazing Read more » ...
Free Download: Small Professor & Arcka - Hancock (Presented by The Find)

Free Download: Small Professor & Arcka – Hancock (Presented by The Find)

Philadelphia-based producer Small Professor recently reached out to us with the kind offer to collaboratively release Hancock, a joint project by him and fellow Philly beatmaker Arcka. It's a tribute to jazz legend Herbie Hancock from a hip hop perspective. Small Professor: "Hancock was originally conceived by myself in 2009, a project inspired by rapper/producer Read more » ...
Listen: CunninLynguists - Strange Journey Vol. 3

Listen: CunninLynguists – Strange Journey Vol. 3

The CunninLynguists have decided to drop Strange Journey Vol. 3, a bit earlier then expected due to a leak. Strange Journey Vol. 3 is an interesting take on creating an album as the CunninLynguists went to the fans to act as an A&R by choosing things like the cover art, Read more » ...
Listen: Apollo Brown - The Answer

Listen: Apollo Brown – The Answer

"The Answer" is the first single from Detroit Producer Apollo Brown's new instrumental LP Thirty Eight. This is Apollo's first instrumental-only release since Clouds back in 2011, as he has worked with emcees like O.C on Trophies, Guilty Simpson on Dice Game, and more since then. This album only has two Read more » ...
Watch: Blueprint - Respect The Architect

Watch: Blueprint – Respect The Architect

Columbus OH emcee Blueprint is back at it again with the release of his new video Respect The Architect.  Here Blueprint reminds you why he maintains himself as one of the chief architects in underground hip hop today. Print recently wrote two books, he runs his own record label, produces, Read more » ...
Guest Mix: The Find Presents - Jazzvolution Chapter 1 (Promo Mix by BeatPete)

Guest Mix: The Find Presents – Jazzvolution Chapter 1 (Promo Mix by BeatPete)

The Find is very proud to unleash our new compilation series Jazzvolution on vinyl. The first chapter in the series of progressive jazz/hip hop fusion was dropped digitally late last year, and will be released on limited edition vinyl on April 4th through the good folks at HHV.de.  This promotional Read more » ...
Guest Mix: Gordon Gieseking (of Project: Mooncircle) - Wayfarer

Guest Mix: Gordon Gieseking (of Project: Mooncircle) – Wayfarer

Project: Mooncircle is a force to be reckoned with. The label from Germany is home to Long Arm, Lewis Parker, Obba Supa, Onra, Glen Porter, Joe Kickass, 40 Winks, Robot Koch, Daisuke Tanabe, Fat Jon, and a whole lot more. And let's not forget about the killer artworks by affiliated Read more » ...
Watch: L'Orange - The End (feat. Billy Woods)

Watch: L’Orange – The End (feat. Billy Woods)

Known for his dark and brooding instrumentals, L'Orange has just unveiled a remarkably fitting music video and track from his forthcoming album The Orchid Days, dropping April 8th via Mello Music Group. "The End" is a glimpse into an apocalyptic chasm of darkness featuring New York emcee Billy Woods. The Read more » ...
Listen: The Bar - Barkada

Listen: The Bar – Barkada

It's been 3 years since we last heard a full album from The Bar, consisting of rappers Bambu and Prometheus Brown (of Blue Scholars), when they dropped Walk Into A Bar. Now they are back with another long player after frequent collaborations. Both Prometheus and Bambu represent their Filipino heritage Read more » ...
Listen: Verbal Kent - Underrated? (Apollo Brown Remix)

Listen: Verbal Kent – Underrated? (Apollo Brown Remix)

Detroit producer Apollo Brown gives this Verbal Kent joint a flawless do-over. The track is originally off Verbal Kent's  Sound Of The Weapon which was released last month. After the incredible way Apollo Brown flips anything he touches (remember The Brown Tape?) there should be no wonder at this wondrous revamp. Read more » ...
Video: Cliff Herman feat. Inkspill and Ashleigh Eymann - Pennies

Video: Cliff Herman feat. Inkspill and Ashleigh Eymann – Pennies

Cliff Herman, alumni of Chamberlain Drive Records and the group Cloud City Classic brings us this video from his recently released solo album Nostalgia Ain't What it Used to Be. The effort shows him wearing all hats: beats, production and vocals.  This laid back track has Cliff airing his gripes Read more » ...
Listen: CYNE - All My Angles Are Right

Listen: CYNE – All My Angles Are Right

When we heard the first single "Tears For Uriah" a couple months ago we couldn't have been more excited for a new CYNE album. It's been over a decade since CYNE first came into the scene, and almost five years since their last full-length LP, Water For Mars. This new album Read more » ...
Watch: ВАНЯ - Have A Good Time ft. Bluechan

Watch: ВАНЯ – Have A Good Time ft. Bluechan

Reaching from Germany to South Korea, beatmaker ВАНЯ (pronounced Vanya) teams up with Korean emcee Bluechan for the smooth and summery single "Have A Good Time". The rolling guitar sampling beat is reminiscent of some Nujabes productions, and the positivity exuded through Bluechan's rhymes transcends language boundaries. This track will Read more » ...
Giveaway: Win free tickets for Earl Sweatshirt in Amsterdam

Giveaway: Win free tickets for Earl Sweatshirt in Amsterdam

Odd Future wunderkind Earl Sweatshirt took the hip hop world by storm. He was born in the year Illmatic dropped, and he debuted at the same age as Nas. Some compare his flow and multisyllables on Doris to early MF DOOM, others exaggeratedly call him a lyrical messiah. One thing is for sure: Read more » ...
Watch: Homeboy Sandman - Bad Meaning Good

Watch: Homeboy Sandman – Bad Meaning Good

Homeboy Sandman isn't just one of the dopest rappers on the come up right now, he's also one of the most brilliant. I first heard of him from his fantastic articles that appeared in the Huffington Post. This Queens, NY raised emcee seems to have been everywhere and done everything.  Read more » ...
Listen: Melodiesinfonie - Friede Freude

Listen: Melodiesinfonie – Friede Freude

It's pretty crazy to think that Swiss beatmaker Melodiesinfonie is only just releasing his debut album, but nevertheless Friede Freude is the dude's first full length solo project, now available digitally and on vinyl. Pushing his sound to the next level, Melodiesinfonie explores all facets of beats with electronics and Read more » ...
Free Download: Matas & Edo Lee - Waking Nights

Free Download: Matas & Edo Lee – Waking Nights

NYC producers Matas and Edo Lee come together for Waking Nights, a deeply textured future jazz experiment perfect for accompanying late night creative endeavours. For fans of artists like Arts The Beatdoctor and Bonobo, a delicate edge of warped futurism pushes warm jazz based beatstrumentals into a realm of dreams.  Read more » ...
Free Download: Anti-Lilly & Phoniks - Stories From The Brass Section

Free Download: Anti-Lilly & Phoniks – Stories From The Brass Section

A southern rap accent and deep jazz beats come together on the recent collaboration between Houston emcee Anti-Lilly and Portland producer Phoniks. Clean and warm instrumentals paired with laid back and honest flows make the whole project an irresistible blend akin to Outkast and Pete Rock. Stand out tracks include Read more » ...
Guest Mix: SchmitzCutz - Soul Shower Vol. 2

Guest Mix: SchmitzCutz – Soul Shower Vol. 2

We're glad to present a sequel to 'Soul Shower', a mix series for The Find by Düsseldorf native SchmitzCutz. Volume 2 is a bit more laid back than the first edition, including tracks by Monk Higgins, Yusef Lateef, Cortex, Hiroshi Fukumura, and The Equatics. Tune in and enjoy. Read more »