Detroit Proud Playlist: Week of 5/4

This week’s Detroit Proud Playlist highlights Detroit rappers and hip-hop artists – if they’re not already in there, we think you should add ’em to your album rotation!

Varying in sound and style, these artists deliver feel-good vibes that fans of all genres can appreciate. Check out our latest list of featured local musicians in this week’s Playlist!

Mic Write  



Mic Write features socially-conscious poetry, paired with the flow and energy that delights hip-hop fans. This album delivers cool and experimental instrumentals that highlight Mic Write’s sound and skills. The songs “H.O.M.E.S” and “Tryna” project an intelligent reflection of what it means to have pride for where you’ve come from…and fighting for more, regardless of the struggle.

1) “H.O.M.E.S”
2) “Tryna”




Detroit’s Passalacqua delivers a fresh, feel-good flow that vintage hip-hop fans can easily indulge in.  Drop the backrest of your car seat, crack the windows, and cruise through this stellar EP. “Banglatown” sets the tone for the rest of this fresh and jazzy EP of the same title. Tracks “At The Party” and “Banglatown” are two of Detroit Proud’s favorites – check them out!

3) “At The Party”
4) “Banglatown”




Madio is back with his latest release “Sofa King D-O”. Rapper Madio lends his talents of quick-quipped and smooth lyrical ability over Fly Out’s groovy beat to create a feel-good jam about looking good, feeling good, and sounding even better.

5) “Fly Out”




The sophisticated electric sounds of DTCHPLNES fused with rapper Danny Brown, creates a refined duo that are both rugged and suave. Check out the natural blend of these two Detroit artists. The instrumental track “Lost Baggage” is also a groovy listen.

6) “What We Want” ft. Danny Brown
7) “Lost Baggage”




MAHD’s strong delivery, witty wordplay, and passion for his craft help “Can’t Believe/Road Trip” stand out on his 13 albumPiano loops behind MAHD’s forceful delivery during the first half of the track, “Can’t Believe.” The song transitions to “Road Trip,” and punches with a hard hitting two-for-one conclusion to this track.

8) “Can’t Believe/Road Trip” 


Who are you listening to this week? Tell us in the comments?


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