XV is still grinding away, even with the major label cosign. He’s got a new mixtape, Popular Culture, coming out in just two weeks and this is the first taste of the project. “Be There, Be Square” sees Xaphoon flexing his versatility, jumping from near boom-bap percussion to a deceptively complex layering of synths and distorted horns positively powering through the low end. XV is as consistent as ever, he’s been carving out his niche for years now and is noticeably coming into his own. Stream and download below.

XV – “Be There, Be Square” (Prod. Xaphoon Jones)

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