Imperial releases “Layers” LP – Sphereofhiphop.com

Layers is the long overdue instrumental album from Imperial. It’s a good one… read on + stream. It has been a very colorful few years for Imperial on both a personal and professional level. His family has grown with the birth of his daughter and he has studiously enhanced his production repertoire tenfold. Like many […]

Imperial & K.I.N.E.T.I.K. “Crate Diggers” album stream

Crate Diggers is a new release from our favorite UK hip-hop duo. Stream the full LP below and let us know what you think. Following the success of their critically acclaimed debut album, Hip Hop’s most unlikely tag team, Imperial and K.I.N.E.T.I.K., are back with a brand new album, vibe and label. Since forming in […]

PREMIERE: Imperial “Yellow Yachts” – Sphereofhiphop.com

Ahead of the midnight release of Yellow Yachts by Imperial, we’re premiering the track for you. It’s the second single from the Layers album dropping on Illect Recordings. Imperial shares “Yellow Yachts is a bit of a turn left for me. The sun was shining, I was feeling good and this is what happened. I’ve […]

Imperial’s Hot Sauce is a Jazzy Hip-Hop gem

Hot Sauce is the lead single from Imperial’s forthcoming Layers LP releasing on Illect Recordings. This one is going into heavy rotation on several of our playlists. Imperial shares, “I’ve always loved the sound of live hip hop, whether it’s artists who perform with a live band for their show or record studio albums with […]

Sphere of Hip Hop Podcast episode 144

Sphere of Hip Hop Podcast episode 144 is mixed by DJ Tony Tone BKS. In this episode, enjoy tracks from: Armond WakeUp, Dee-1, Ess Be, Imperial, JGivens, Jonathan Baker, Konata Small, Marty, NF, Sareem Poems, Shope, Social Club, Sojourn, Th3 Saga and more. Stream / DL: Sphere of Hip Hop Podcast episode 144 Stream Audio […]

Imperial “Know the Call (ft. Sareem Poems & Sojourn)”

Illect Recordings starts off their 2018 release schedule with an absolute banger, Know the Call. We’re excited to offer this single as a premiere! Know the Call is produced by Imperial and features bars from Sareem Poems and Sojourn. Crusty drums and classic raps, what more do you need? Sareem Poems and Sojourn took this […]

Sphere of Hip Hop Podcast episode 138

Sphere of Hip Hop Podcast episode 138 is mixed by DJ Tony Tone BKS. In this episode, enjoy tracks from: C.J. King, Corey Red, Dream Junkies, Eshon Burgundy, HURT, Imperial, J.Lee the Producer, JusThoughtz, Kinetik, Plain James, Sean C. Johnson, Tragic Hero and more. Stream / DL: Sphere of Hip Hop Podcast episode 138 Stream […]

Sphere of Hip Hop Podcast episode 134

Sphere of Hip Hop Podcast episode 134 is mixed by DJ Tony Tone BKS. In this episode, enjoy tracks from: Da Truth, Frontlynaz, Imperial, J.Johnson, Jackie Hill Perry, Jered Sanders, JGivens, Kinetik, Mahogany Jones, Ozay Moore, Reconcile, Stro Elliot and more. Stream / DL: Sphere of Hip Hop Podcast episode 134 Stream Audio clip: Adobe […]