The Left

A countdown of the top 10 underground hip hop albums for the year 2010. With appearances from more-mainstream artists such as Big Boi to unsung heroes like Homeboy Sandman and Diamond District's yU.

The 10 Best Underground Hip Hop Albums of 2010

Wednesday, January 5th, 2011

Our favorite hip hop albums for the year of 2010

The Left – Gas Leaks

Wednesday, November 17th, 2010

The Left stay giving you reasons to buy Gas Mask, give in, head over to iTunes (or eMusic) & support the good music you keep clamoring for. Gas Leaks: Coming off the success of their debut album Gas Mask, Detroit trio The Left, made up of producer Apollo Brown, rapper Journalist 103, and DJ Soko, […]

The Left – Desperation

Tuesday, November 9th, 2010

“Desperation”: It’s been only a few weeks since release and already the rave reviews have been pouring in for Gas Mask, the debut release from The Left. Now the Detroit trio comprised of producer Apollo Brown, rapper Journalist 103, and DJ Soko are proud to release the latest track from the album, “Desperation.” Fittingly, Apollo […]

The Left – Reporting Live ft Guilty Simpson

Tuesday, October 26th, 2010

From Mello Music Group: Detroit trio The Left, comprised of producer Apollo Brown, rapper Journalist 103, and DJ Soko, are celebrating the release of their debut album, Gas Mask, today with “Reporting Live,” the first official release from the album featuring fellow Detroit wordsmith Guilty Simpson. Apollo jumps things off with a soulful grittiness — […]

The cover for The Left's debut album, Gas Mask.
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[PEER REVIEW] The Left (Apollo Brown, Journalist 103, DJ Soko) – Gas Mask

Tuesday, October 26th, 2010

If you missed out on the last installment of peer review, here’s how it goes down: 1. We provide you with a stream for a full album (just released today) 2. You check it out, give it a good listen 3. Submit a well-thought-out review, complete with a score ($0.01 – $20.00) 4. We pick […]

The Left – Scared (Prod. By Apollo Brown)

Wednesday, October 20th, 2010

I suppose I need a late pass to post this huh? Ahh well, so be it. From Mello Music Group: Detroit is home to many of the illest¬† emcees and producers on the planet, Dilla, Eminem, Black Milk, Elzhi, Proof: Add to the list Apollo Brown who took the stage in 2010 when he signed […]

Apollo Brown – Real Detroit ft The Left

Wednesday, June 9th, 2010

Listen: Apollo Brown – Real Detroit ft The Left The latest single from Apollo Brown’s The Reset features The Left “Apollo’s own hip-hop collective… composed of himself and fellow Detroit hometown emcee¬†Journalist 103. With plans to release their own album, Gas Mask, later on this year, the duo set out with the purpose of creating […]