Washington DC rapper Hassani Kwess broke onto the scene after stealing the show on Asher Roth's Pabst & Jazz title track, gaining relevance in the blogosphere due to his talents both on the mic and behind the boards. Fans of the young emcee and rap connoisseurs in general have recently been looking forward to the release of his fifth project Ruthless, which is set to feature stand out, already released singles featuring production not only by Kwess himself, but by other respectable beatsmiths like Chuck Inglish.
With that being said, we at KWT are hyped to exclusively present y'all with Hassani Kwess's Ruthless mixtape, free of charge. Bringing a newfound versatility to the hip hop game, dude's double edged sword of rhyming and producing is almost as rare as his ability to get rough and tough on tracks like his self-produced "Dogma" while smoothing things out on his more upbeat, piano-clad "B&M." After bumping this tape non-stop for the past 48 hours, I think it's no stretch to call Ruthless one of 2012's best hip hop mixtapes, so do yourselves a favor and grab the free download below. If my words haven't convinced you, preview Kwess's Chuck Inglish produced banger below, and hit the jump for the tracklist.
Hassani Kwess - "Kick The Bass, Chuck" (prod. Chuck Inglish)
Download: Ruthless (Mixtape)
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