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 Download: Lasko - Jazzis

Free Download: Lasko – Jazzis

Some time ago we introduced you to emerging Chicago based Producer Lasko and his stand out track Pardon. He didn't take the post lightly and speed forward with his second project, the soulful Chicago mix tape titled Jazzis. The title pretty much says it all. Lasko is heavily influenced on the Read more » ...
Listen: Muneshine - In Transit

Listen: Muneshine – In Transit

Toronto producer/rapper Muneshine is back and jumps into the contemporary with the album In Transit.  Entirely penned while on the move (hence the title), this is an ambitious album that attempts to reinforce his place in the hip hop universe. The lyrics clearly show a clear minded and assertive musician ready to Read more » ...
Listen: Tantu - Language of Beats

Listen: Tantu – Language of Beats

Dutch Producer Tantu is aiming high with his first official release entitled Language of Beats. The project is a result of his recent world travels and spans a wide array of the hip hop sphere. Language of Beats runs the gamut of chilled out vibes, slick drums and infectious samples. Read more » ...
Listen: Klaus Layer - For The People Like Us

Listen: Klaus Layer – For The People Like Us

Germany's Klaus Layer has been one of the most promising artists on Redefinition Records' roster for a while now, so any new release with his name now sparks instant curiosity on the web. His latest album For The People Like Us reminds us that this interest is well deserved.  This latest Read more » ...
Listen: Moka Only - Sex, Money, Moka

Listen: Moka Only – Sex, Money, Moka

Canadian emcee/producer Moka Only is back with his latest release Sex, Money, Moka. A departure from his Airport series, this is a straight jam record, with a definite emphasis to keep the body moving (reminiscent of early De La Soul). Right from the jump off this album gets moving. Clearly this Read more » ...
Listen: Mannie Fresh & Yasiin Bey - Let's Go

Listen: Mannie Fresh & Yasiin Bey – Let’s Go

Mannie Fresh linked up with Yasiin Bey a couple years ago to work on an album titled OMFGOD. Since then, we've only heard a few studio sessions and one single. That's it. No album - yet. A couple weeks ago Mannie Fresh was interviewed by Ali Shaheed Muhammed (of ATCQ) Read more » ...
Listen: Damu The Fudgemunk - Public Assembly

Listen: Damu The Fudgemunk – Public Assembly

Holding title as one of the most prolific beatmakers holding onto the tradition of the old school, Damu The Fudgemunk needs no introduction. His latest release Public Assembly is selection of unreleased instrumentals, re-edits and switch-ups. Damu doesn't rush to drop his brand new material, rather he recently has been Read more » ...
Free Download: Mr. Rust - What's The Word?

Free Download: Mr. Rust – What’s The Word?

Vancouver producer Mr. Rust returns with a solid selection of instrumental hip hop tracks on the EP What's the Word? Rather than staying in step with the crowded downtempo jazz and short loops scene, Rust has veered towards funkier and dense composition. Many tracks feature heavier moving breakbeats, switch-ups, bridges and even Read more » ...
Listen: Awon & Dephlow - Dephacation

Listen: Awon & Dephlow – Dephacation

Awon and Dephlow's latest album reminds me of a style of album that hasn't been heard in many years. Soulful beats care of Maine producer Phoniks over a solid 11 tracks of straight dope lyrics. This album has no bells and whistles, rather it focuses on excelling on the basic Read more » ...
Guest Mix: Deeptuber (Segawa Tatsuya, Nujabes' former touring DJ) - Midnight

Guest Mix: Deeptuber (Segawa Tatsuya, Nujabes’ former touring DJ) – Midnight

Segawa Tatsuya a.k.a. Deeptuber was previously heavily involved with the legendary Japanese label Hydeout Productions as the touring DJ and opening act for the late great Nujabes. Nowadays, Tatsuya has begun to release his own style of jazz-hop through newly formed label Roph Recordings, formed by himself and Takumi Koizimi Read more » ...
Listen: Side B - Somethin' Ya Feel

Listen: Side B – Somethin’ Ya Feel

Rumour has it that California beatmaker Side B isn't just a master of the MPC, he's also known for repairing the gear. Now if that doesn't qualify has a bonafide head, then I don't know what does. His music is classic style boom bap jazz, and he definitely has a Read more » ...
Guest Mix: Jesse Futerman - Sounds From Schvitz

Guest Mix: Jesse Futerman – Sounds From Schvitz

In the past few years, Canadian producer Jesse Futerman has released some incredibly refined and progressive jazz influenced beats over the course of 4 free EPs. Meandering through the spaces between genres of straight hip hop, electronic, jazz, and most recently house music, Jesse's chimeric beatstrumentals always push the boundaries Read more » ...
Video: Nas - Life's A Bitch (Live Redux by Coby Ashpis)

Video: Nas – Life’s A Bitch (Live Redux by Coby Ashpis)

We've been fans of Coby Ashpis for a while now since we first discovered his live beatmaking videos in various places around Madison. With the 20th anniversary of Illmatic just passing by, Coby decided to put together a remix of "Life's A Bitch" using the Maschine. Download
Podcast: Stay Thirsty (Episode 55)

Podcast: Stay Thirsty (Episode 55)

Welcome to Episode 55 of The Find podcast Stay Thirsty! As has been the trend of late on Stay Thirsty, the show gravitates towards lesser known 90s raps and some current remixes of throwback golden era gems, all very much steeped in jazz vibrations. There is also a smattering of Read more » ...
Listen: String Theory -  String Theory

Listen: String Theory – String Theory

Earlier this year we posted the dope video for String Theory's video Currents. Recently the duo dropped the rest of their self-titled project. While we were impressed with Currents as a song, the entire album is blowing us away.  Drenched in 90s boom bap ethos, String Theory takes no prisoners Read more » ...
Mix: Kaya King vs. Miss Soulshine - Soul Battle 2

Mix: Kaya King vs. Miss Soulshine – Soul Battle 2

Long-time The Find affiliates (from 2007 up till now) step into the ring for a new Soul Battle. They go head to head with their favourite soul tunes, classics and dusty jams.  Lara (a.k.a. Miss Soulshine) from Zaragoza, Spain, aptly kicks off with "It's Just Begun" by Jimmy Castor Bunch, Read more » ...
Listen: Divine ScienZe 2 - The Wake Up Album

Listen: Divine ScienZe 2 – The Wake Up Album

Emcee ScienZe and beatsmith King I Divine have reunited and blessed us with a follow-up to their excellent 2012 release Divine Scienze. Personally I felt that Divine ScienZe's first release was easily one of the best albums of 2012.  Now the dynamic duo is back with The Wake Up Album. This super smooth Read more » ...
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 » ...
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 » ...