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MarQ Spekt & Blockhead: Devil’s Island Storyteller (feat. Sadat X)

After dropping two full albums this past Friday, MarQ Spekt keeps the momentum going with the latest single off his album with NYC producer Blockhead, Keep Playin’.  “Devil’s Island Storyteller” is Spekt’s gritty collaboration with legendary Brand Nubian member Sadat X. This one is meant to be bumped at high volume in the whip, so head on over and cop the album on compact disc for the car ride. Read More »

MarQ Spekt: Guidance [prod by Lex Boogie]

This winter, HiPNOTT Records has gathered our team of artists to give our fans a compilation of previously unreleased music for this holiday season. The compilation will be available for free download December 24th as our holiday gift to you. Until then, we will leak a few new tracks from the set along with accompanying video holiday cards from our artists. Next up is a new track from MarQ Spekt who dropped a hell of an album earlier this year with producer Blockhead: JustPlayWitIt. Here, MarQ teams up with Lex Boogie for some “Guidance”. Stream/download it below and view MarQ Spekt’s personal holiday video message to you. Look out for much more music from MarQ Spekt in 2015! Read More »

MarQ Spekt & Blockhead: Air Pegasus (Le Cadeau) feat. Aesop Rock & Open Mike Eagle

Philly emcee MarQ Spekt and NY producer Blockhead grab Aesop Rock and Open Mike Eagle for an assist on the chill, laid back sounds of “Air Pegasus (Le Cadeau)”. Unfortunately this dope track did not make it in time for the release of their new album JustPlayWitIt, but lucky for you we’re liberating it today as a free download.  Props to for the premiere! [This is] a track I conceived while I was in Paris earlier this Summer and a fan threw me a bag of weed and said, “Cadeau.” I found out that means “gift” in French, so it made sense to drop this extra piece to the people. – MarQ Spekt If you like what you hear, make sure to cop JustPlayWitIt; available now at all digital and physical retailers. JustPlayWitIt is available now on on iTunes, Bandcamp, DJBooth, and various other online retailers. CDs can be purchased at UGHH, Fat Beats, and many other stores. Read More »

MarQ Spekt & Blockhead: SumOfItsParts [Music Video]

Philly rhymesayer MarQ Spekt and New York beatsmith Blockhead treat us to some visuals for their single “SumOfItsParts” off their new album JustPlayWitIt, which dropped today on HiPNOTT Records. Representing a certain aggression that is lacking in today’s culture, JustPlayWitIt showcases MarQ Spekt‘s bizzarly verbose wordplay over Blockhead‘s dirty yet sophisticated production.  MarQ Spekt throws a little dirt on the game with JustPlayWitIt; as he walks into the current house of Hip Hop, tracks mud on the rug, sits on the couch and puts his soiled boots up on the table. JustPlayWitIt is available now on on iTunes, Bandcamp, DJBooth, and various other online retailers. CDs can be purchased at UGHH, Fat Beats, and many other stores. Video directed by All Work/No Play. Stream the album below… JustPlayWitIt by MarQ Spekt & Blockhead Read More »

MarQ Spekt: Grilchy 808 [prod by Blockhead]

With just three weeks until the release of their new album JustPlayWitIt, MarQ Spekt & Blockhead drop the bass heavy single “Grilchy 808” on us. JustPlayWitIt will be available July 29th on HiPNOTT Records. Pre-order the album now on iTunes. CD pre-orders available at UGHH. Digital pre-orders made via iTunes andBandcamp will receive an immediate download of the first single, “SumOfItsParts”. Read More »

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