Atlantic Canada

2017 Music Nova Scotia Awards: Quake wins SOCAN Songwriter of the Year Award

2017 Music Nova Scotia Awards: Quake wins SOCAN Songwriter of the Year Award

You are here: Home // Canadian Prairies, Canadian Prairies Feature, Mixtapes / Albums, Mixtapes Feature // Halfcut – From Dungeons To Rooftops [Album]

Halfcut – From Dungeons To Rooftops [Album]

Calgary, AB – On May 22, one of my favourite Calgary rap cats – Halfcut – launched his third release entitled From Dungeons To Rooftops. This album compiles a bunch of HC’s older unreleased material from the last few years, and throws it together on to one 17-track-long project.

If you’re not familiar with Halfcut, he embodies everything I love about the raw sounds of the underground. His flow is immaculate. And he has a knack for working with some of the illest throwback-influenced production ever. This album includes collaborations with the likes of A.Y.E., Myriad, The Block Parents, and more. Also of supreme importance, to note: Halfcut is one half of the Humble Giants duo (alongside Beni J). And the Humble Giants are also gearing up for a project release. It’s about time, though, right? So keep your ear to the ground on that. In the meanwhile, cop a listen to From Dungeons To Rooftops below, and head over to Bandcamp for a free download.

Twitter: @halfcut_Noc_Rec

Tags: , , , , ,

Sarah Jay

Posted by

Sarah Jay is based in Calgary and works as a freelance journalist and photographer. Sarah is also a former A&R talent scout for the Universal Music Scouting Program, and runs a vintage store during the day. Sarah has juried the JUNO Awards, The Polaris Music Prize, and The Prism Prize. She has been fortunate enough to interview and photograph some of hip-hop's greatest influencers including Future, ScHoolboy Q, Ghostface Killah, Moka Only, Maestro Fresh Wes, Shad, Joey Bada$$, Mac Miller, and more. Follow Sarah on Twitter: @ThisIsSarahJay

  1. Kwanman

    Very dope album. A friend posted the link in my Facebook hip hop room a few days back and I’ve been bumping’ it daily. I say this being a hip hop fan since the Sugarhill Gang! Props to halfcut and all the peeps on it.

  2. De La Soul souled out and sold out at Sled Island 2015 [Review] · · Canadian Hip-Hop News, Rap Music

    […] can definitely see HG’s progression with this new material. Especially Beni J. Halfcut released that mixtape a minute ago. So we’ve seen his flow get tighter and we’ve seen him settle into that […]

Leave a Comment

You must be logged in to post a comment.