Thelonious Martin – MCMXCII (Beat Tape)
Chicago’s own, Thelonious Martin, is one of the most talented new producers in the vast hip hop landscape. He’s worked with a number of recognizable names, from Pac Div to Mac Miller to Action Bronson to Rockie Fresh to Hodgy Beats. For his 20th birthday he delivered quite the treat. MCMXCII is a thorough LP of instrumentals, full of jazz, soul, and funk samples.