Too Future Series Chicago Vol Two: 5 Esta. Tracks you Need to Hear

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We've teamed up with the Too Future. dawgs and the good people at In The Loop Productions to curate the second volume of our Too Future Series in Chicago, and this time around we've brought through Soulection's incredible beatmaker Esta. If you don't know about this dude, he's been killing the game for a while now in stealthy fashion. Consistently putting out some of the … [Read more...]

PREMIERE: COFRESI – Avant Suede EP

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With our latest premiere, Run The Trap favorite COFRESI is back and sounding better than ever with his latest EP 'Avant Suede'. The majority of this EP was created while the Chicago native was on tour with fellow Chicagoan and rapper Probcause, and the title of the EP, 'Avant Suede', comes from each song having their own vibe, presence, and sonic texture... almost like sonic … [Read more...]

Athletixx – All-Stars Mixtape Vol. 1 {Free Download}

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Falcons, Hoodboi, Promnite and Kittens make up the collective simply known as 'Athletixx' and they debuted their first mixtape today. With a name like 'Athletixx' it is rightly so that the mix kicks off with the sample of a basketball dribbling.  The rest of the half hour mixtape is a delicious blend of originals and remixes from the groups individual names. The mix hits … [Read more...]

Kimbra – Settle Down (P A T H Remix) [Free Download]

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16-year-old up and comer P A T H's latest remix of Kimbra's 'Settle Down' marks his first appearance on Run The Trap.  The youngster took Kimbra's popular track and really twisted it all up into a brand new sounding track. Bended vocals, plenty of bass and snare and the sound of a creek flowing in the distance give this track some up-beat yet ambient feeling track. Connect and … [Read more...]

Pitchfork // MoMA PS1 Warm Up Mix: Cashmere Cat {Free Download}

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At this point, I'm almost positive that Cashmere Cat tries to make his music sound as chaotic as possible, but somehow still be able to relax to it. This hour long mix is no exception to that. I started getting excited for this mix when he tweeted out a question about possible cat sounds in his mix. Unfortunately he strays away from the idea, but you do hear some meows littered … [Read more...]