Album Stream: Tanya Morgan – Rubber Souls

Rap Group Tanya Morgan’s Brand New Album Now Available To Stream On SPIN


Critical Praise for Tanya Morgan:

“The Brooklyn-and-Cincinnati-bred trio have climbed to the pinnacle of alt-rap’s perpetually fluctuating landscape.” – Boston Phoenix

“Tanya Morgan have created a musical landscape that captures the feeling of a living, breathing city, and if given enough time, they just might be able to create their own world. You’ve been warned. Act accordingly.” – DJBooth

“Tanya Morgan are like the sons of De La Soul– soulful, stressed, effortlessly smart flows, intricate production, the whole package.” – SPIN Music Editor Charles Aaron

“Tanya Morgan is bolder and braver than forbearers like Black Star and Slum Village.”  – VIBE

The Album:

Last week, rappers Tanya Morgan premiered the video for “Never Too Much” featuring Nitty ScottMC, and just yesterday released their new album as well as a single titled “The Only One.” Now, SPIN has made the brand new album, Rubber Souls, available to stream for free. The 10-track album was produced entirely by 6th Sense (whose resume includes B.o.B., Outasight and Talib Kweli) and features guests such as Rocki Evans of CharlieRED, Outasight, Spec Boogie, Spree Wilson and more. The stream even includes the CD-only bonus track “Ain’t Playing” and the LP-only bonus track “Bae Bro.”

Tanya Morgan has also released a behind-the-scenes trailer of the new material, which you can check out below. Rubber Souls is available now for purchase, and the duo will be performing tracks from their new album at the Apple Store Soho in New York City on September 26th at 8pm. RSVP to the event below.

SPIN premiere of the full album stream:

Check out the album trailer here:

For more information on the Apple Store performance:

Purchase the album on iTunes:

AccessHipHop (CD):

Fat Beats (CD):

Deluxe version includes CD, t-shirt, Rubber Souls Band and Rubber Souls Rubber:

Tanya Morgan Background:

Hailing from both Brooklyn and Cincinnati, Tanya Morgan formed on a message board in 2003 when Donwill, Ilyas Nashid and Von Pea were all solo artists trading demos and beat tapes. The three MCs decided to collaborate for a one-off project and settled on the name Tanya Morgan – an inside joke to trick hip-hop crate-diggers and sample-searchers into thinking the record was an old-school soul singer. After their debut album, Moonlighting, was endorsed by the likes of ?uestlove and received enthusiastically by fans, the group released its follow-up, 2009’s Brooklynati – widely regarded as one of the year’s best hip hop releases. September 24, 2013 will mark the release of their third album, Rubber Souls, produced by 6th Sense. Having recorded the whole project together (as opposed to individually as they have in the past), handing the production reins to an outsider, and adding a stable of musicians with whom to collaborate, Tanya Morgan shook up the entire recording process with Rubber Souls.  “This album shows us stepping out of our comfort zone to great results,” explains Von Pea. “The result in an album that will satisfy long time fans and shock non-believers,” adds Donwill.

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“The Only One”:

“Never Too Much” feat. Nitty Scott, MC:

Imprint 180 official site:

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