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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Free MP3: Ta-ku & Raashan Ahmad - Lean Left

Free MP3: Ta-ku & Raashan Ahmad – Lean Left

Germany's Jakarta Records revealed this morning that they've been harbouring a collaborative album produced by producer Ta-ku and emcee Raashan Ahmad since Ahmad's Australian tour in 2011. I'm not sure whether this is a sign of an amazing hard-drive or a terrible filing system but either way it works out well for Read more » ...
Stream: Knxwlegde - Hud​.​Dreems​.​PRT​.​1​.​5

Stream: Knxwlegde – Hud​.​Dreems​.​PRT​.​1​.​5

Alarmingly productive master of skewed beats Knxwledge has dropped some more aural magic with his latest offering Hud.Dreems.PRT.1.5. Knxwledge's sound continues to develop and evolve around itself; the jazz samplings that could sound a little glued on in his early tapes is now fully meshed into the fabric of his beats and Read more » ...
Free Download: Xrin Arms - HWY

Free Download: Xrin Arms – HWY

Anthony Vincent is a mercurial man. Check his newest release at any given time and it could be wig-out grindcore with soul spliced in or mega wonky psilocybin induced hip hop that sounds like it's been recorded in a shipping container. Working as Xrin Arms with Johnny Sneer, this new offering is a chilled, Read more » ...
Mix: IAMNOBODI - Winter.

Mix: IAMNOBODI – Winter.

IAMNOBODI has decided to warm our ears this week with a free downloadable mix, appropriately named Winter. Described as "SpAce.Soul.Hop", Winter. takes us through glitched up space exploration, by way of jazz loops and interstellar soul vocals. There's no tracklist up yet, but you could definitely do worse than surrendering Read more » ...
Interview: The Herbaliser

Interview: The Herbaliser

The Herbaliser is one of UK hip hop's architectural and building forces. In the 17 years since their debut disc Remedies was released, the duo of Jake Wherry and Ollie Teeba have broken out from "trip-hop" box they were first lumped into in the early 90's and forged an idiosyncratic sound; a Read more » ...
Review: DOOM at Village Underground (London)

Review: DOOM at Village Underground (London)

Though London puts on enviable amounts of hip hop, it's almost always in the standard rock-gig format - two or three support acts and then the headliner, all finishing by about midnight. For DOOM's latest appearance in London, Soundcrash decided to mix things up a little and treat us to a Read more » ...
Stream: Knxwledge - Hexual Sealings Vol. 2.5

Stream: Knxwledge – Hexual Sealings Vol. 2.5

Dreamily looped soul and stuttering broken beats in abundance as Knxwledge drops the next part of his Hexual Sealings tape series on Bandcamp. The Philadelphia beatmaker seems to be on a massively productive tip right now, releasing two tapes a month since the summer. The quality of his tunes is still as Read more » ...
Free MP3: Vel The Wonder - Lizzy Love (Prod. MXNIFEST)

Free MP3: Vel The Wonder – Lizzy Love (Prod. MXNIFEST)

"Lizzy Love" is a new soulful and laid back joint from Vel the Wonder. The song offers a cautionary tale on underestimating women. Vel is California born and bred, and the newest addition to Organized Threat's roster, who are on a strong tip right now. This track features a jazz-hop production from Read more » ...
Video: Sample This (Documentary Trailer)

Video: Sample This (Documentary Trailer)

An intriguing trailer for what could turn out to be a great piece of film. Sample This will tell the story of one of the most famous drum breaks in hip hop, made famous by Kool Herc's original looping and cutting of "Apache". The film looks like it will weave together Read more » ...
Free Download: DoomBe (KarenBe x DOOM) - Special Bloom

Free Download: DoomBe (KarenBe x DOOM) – Special Bloom

Imagine DOOM beats from Special Herbs flipped by way of Hawaii, Barbados and Syria, with dancehall basslines and singing that wouldn't be out of place in a Berlin nightclub... that's what KarenBe is giving us on this 5-track EP that makes DOOM's version of hazy psychedelia seem like a school Read more » ...
Video: Dag Savage - Cali Dreamin' (ft. Fashawn, CO$$ & Tiombe Lockheart)

Video: Dag Savage – Cali Dreamin’ (ft. Fashawn, CO$$ & Tiombe Lockheart)

Dirty Science has to be one of the most consistent crews in underground hip hop right now. Following on from last month's success on Blu & Exile's new LP, Exile has teamed up with Johaz to drop a video for their latest tune under the moniker Dag Savage. The two Southern California natives collaborate Read more » ...
Stream: DELS - Bird Milk

Stream: DELS – Bird Milk

This is a sneak peak from what rapper DELS has been concentrating on recently, from his forthcoming Black Salad EP. DELS is an emcee from just outside London (UK), who is becoming renowned for mixing interesting electronic beats with slightly off-kilter stream of consciousness lyrical hip hop flows. Read more »
Video: Gavlyn - Why Don't You Do Right

Video: Gavlyn – Why Don’t You Do Right

More talent coming from L.A.'s  Organized Threat collective, and this time it's in the form of the exceptionally talented young rapper Gavlyn. A seriously soulful beat produced by Post-Tone coupled with a tight flow from Gavyln, speaking on everyday troubles and the path she wants to take. The album came out on October Read more » ...
Video: Skyzoo - Jansport Strings

Video: Skyzoo – Jansport Strings

A new offering from Skyzoo and 9th Wonder, the video for "Jansport Strings" has dropped. The track is from Skyzoo's upcoming album 'A Dream Deferred',  out October 2nd on The Faculty/Duck Down Music Inc. The tune sees Skyzoo reflecting on how far he's come since falling in love with hip hop Read more » ...
Stream: Danny Brown - Change (Produced by Blu & Mainframe)

Stream: Danny Brown – Change (Produced by Blu & Mainframe)

A suprisingly calm new offering from Fool's Gold Danny Brown. With a beat produced by Mainframe and Blu, seemingly back as Johnson&Johnson, New World Color suggests that a full collaborative project by the name of Danny Johnson is soon to come. Fingers crossed.
Video: Sidewalk Kal, John Robinson & Invizible Handz - ASTRO

Video: Sidewalk Kal, John Robinson & Invizible Handz – ASTRO

The stellar team of Sidewalk Kal, John Robinson, and Invizible Handz have just dropped their first track from the upcoming Invizible Sidewalkz project. Produced by Invizible Handz, the veteran NY producer and long time collaborator of spitter John Robinson, the track also features rising Chicago star Sidewalk Kal on bars. Read more » ...
Free Download: Capella - 2012: A Space Odyssey

Free Download: Capella – 2012: A Space Odyssey

Glitchy, jazzy space-hop from producer Capella, a bright star of the rising Russian instrumental hip hop scene. This release on Free Crates is full of analogue Soviet synths looking for the great unknown... Guest spots from Stacy Epps and Maromi Bekoromi. Read more »