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Substantial - The Sub Way [Video]

SUBSTANTIAL
"THE SUB WAY"
FEATURING PRECIOUS JOUBERT | 
PRODUCED BY MARCUS D
MUSIC VIDEO

DIRECTED BY SUBSTANTIAL & CAMCAMTV

OFF THE RECENTLY RELEASED LP,
THE PAST IS ALWAYS PRESENT IN THE FUTURE,
AVAILABLE NOW ON MP3, COMPACT DISC, & CASSETTE

Substantial & Marcus D's hit single, The Sub Way, was such a success last year as it reached #1 on college radio while also being featured in Mid Atlantic Ford's fall promotions and UBER's Summer Series promotion.  Teaming up with CamCamTV, Substantial hit the subways of New York and the DMV Metro to shoot the video this single deserves. 

The Sub Way can be found on Substantial's latest album, The Past Is Always Present In The Future which is available now on CD and cassette, and via all digital retailers.

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UPCOMING EVENTS:

Now booking for Europe: Spring 2017 with Marcus D + erik and West Coast (US): Summer 2017 with Marcus D + Greenspan. Contact Tony Caferro (tone@dtr45.com) to book now.


THE PAST IS ALWAYS PRESENT IN THE FUTURE

Intimate and laid back, this newly released contemporary hip-hop gem features visceral beats and cunning lyrics that enlighten and inspire. New songs and new arrangements of earlier songs from his recent EPs, taking listeners on a journey through the past, present and future. The Past Is Always Present In The Future cements Substantial's musical legacy as one of Maryland's proudest and most prolific sons. 

TPIAPITF includes production from DC producer, Oddisee, Seattle producer and 1/2 of Bop Alloy, Marcus D, Mello Music Group producer, Gensu Dean, label mates The Other Guys & JSOUL, Algorythm of The Stuyvesants and Good Compny Drummer, Jon Laine. Substantial's fourth solo album also features guest appearances by QN5 Music's Tonedeff, fellow Nujabes collaborators Cise Starr of CYNE and Uyama Hiroto, GRAMMY nominated singer/songwriter Wayna and more.  

 

Substantial's The Past Is Always Present In The Future Now Available on Cassette

SUBSTANTIAL
THE PAST IS ALWAYS PRESENT IN THE FUTURE

CASSETTES NOW SHIPPING!

ALSO AVAILABLE ON
MP3 AND COMPACT DISC
VINYL COMING SOON

It's only been a week since Substantial released his fourth solo album, The Past Is Always Present In The Future, yet the album has received so much praise from fans and media outlets alike. It's currently the #1 best selling Rap album on Bandcamp.

"Substantial strings a conceptual string through the past, present and future on his new effort titled “The Past Is Always Present In The Future”. As per usual, substantial delivers yet another emotionally powerful body of work, mixing his life experiences, current events and much more with that oomph that makes his style unique." - TheWordIsBond.com

"Substantial has gifted listeners many insights into his artistry and personal experiences for over a decade, and with this release it's breathtaking to hear just how far he has come. Substantial seems to effortlessly supply introspective and powerful lyrics over smooth, soulful, and mesmerizing production." - knowar, fan


"A beautiful, thoughtful, and powerful work of art crafted to impact you with skillful lyrics, amazing features, exceptional beats and stunning production. Substantial marvelously connects the message that your past, present and future are all closely tied and is always with you." - Calvin Williams, fan

Bandcamp also featured the album on their front page along with an indepth interview with Substantial. You can read that here.

Today we announce the release of Substantial's new album on cassette tape. It's the very first album Substantial has released on cassette... and it's limited to only 100 copies. So get your copy of #TheGoldenTape before they run out!  The Past Is Always Present In The Future is also available on Compact Disc and as a mp3 download. The album is currently being pressed on vinyl; release date to be announced soon!

CASSETTE | COMPACT DISC

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READ BANDCAMP ARTICLE / INTERVIEW
 

Catch Substantial LIVE with Precious Joubert & DJ Jav,  January 28th in North Brentwood, Maryland at The Prince George's African American Museum & Cultural CenterThis event is an album release party in P.G. County where Substantial was raised and is also a fundraiser for the museum. The $20 admission covers a $10 donation to the museum and a copy of the new album, The Past Is Always Present In The Future. | Tickets Available Now 

If you're in Baltimore, MD, you can catch Substantial at The Wind Up Space on January 31st for the Baltimore Album Release Party featuring HiPNOTT Records labelmatesGreenspan & JsoulTickets Available Now 

ABOUT THE ALBUM:

Intimate and laid back, this newly released contemporary hip-hop gem features visceral beats and cunning lyrics that enlighten and inspire. New songs and new arrangements of earlier songs from his recent EPs, taking listeners on a journey through the past, present and future. The Past Is Always Present In The Future cements Substantial's musical legacy as one of Maryland's proudest and most prolific sons. 

TPIAPITF includes production from DC producer, Oddisee, Seattle producer and 1/2 of Bop Alloy, Marcus D, Mello Music Group producer, Gensu Dean, label mates The Other Guys & JSOUL, Algorythm of The Stuyvesants and Good Compny Drummer, Jon Laine. Substantial's fourth solo album also features guest appearances by QN5 Music's Tonedeff, fellow Nujabes collaborators Cise Starr of CYNE and Uyama Hiroto, GRAMMY nominated singer/songwriter Wayna and more. 

[MUSIC] Ghostnaut ft. Raw Collective & Substantial 'Masters Combinations'

Peace World. New day. New collab! 

An ode to the masters of Jazz musicians as seen on the display of the art cover (Ray Charles, Duke Ellington, Marcus Miller, etc). Adding a nice layer of lyrical vocal on the track is Raw Collective and Substantial. Track produced by Canada’s , Ghostnaut, can be downloaded via his bandcamp page. Go show your love. Peace.

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[MUSIC] Reginald William 'Be My Love' ft. Substantial

Newness from my old friend Reginald William (formally known as rnb) featuring yours truly. Be My Love is the new single from RW's sophomore album Being In Like. For those of you who are long time Subporters you may recognize Reg's voices from our past collaborations such as Hood Hope and BBQ.

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FRIENDLY REMINDER:
Catch me, Asheru, w/ DJ Jav, DJ AAROCK + Ducky Dynamo in Baltimore on Thurs. 8/11

NEW RELEASE: Substantial & Marcus D (Bop Alloy) 'Present' [EP]

Substantial & Marcus D (Bop Alloy)
Present [EP]

Explicit Version | Clean Version

After releasing EPs with both The Other Guys (The Past…) and Algorythm (Always), Substantial releases his third EP, The Present, with fellow Bop Alloy producer, Marcus D. Together, The Past…, Always, and Present will prepare fans for Substantial’s forthcoming full length LP The Past Is Always Present In The Future scheduled for release later this year.

Producer Marcus D says...

Since Present technically belongs to Substantial’s series of EPs, The Past is Always Present in the Future, we treated it as more of a solo project than a Bop Alloy joint. Sub has a clear vision for the EPs leading up to his full-length album and he was gracious enough to let me produce the entire thing. Present is different, but undeniably us.

Present features recent singles, Party With Purpose and The Sub Way and includes vocals from Steph, The Sapphic Songstress, Precious Joubert (Sound of the City), as well as a debut with HiPNOTT’s latest signee Intelligenz.

PRESENT [EP] OUT NOW
iTunes | Bandcamp | Spotify | Amazon | Google Play

Also available, official Bop Alloy Logo Snapbacks are still in stock for a limited time. Grab yours today. 

Substantial & Marcus D (Bop Alloy): 'The Sub Way' ft. Precious Joubert

SUBSTANTIAL & MARCUS D (BOP ALLOY) 
THE SUB WAY
FEATURING PRECIOUS JOUBERT
PRODUCED BY MARCUS D

SECOND SINGLE OFF UPCOMING EP, PRESENT, DROPPING MAY 27TH

DOWNLOAD/STREAM: BANDCAMP | SOUNDCLOUD


On this second single from Substantial's upcoming EP, Present with fellow Bop Alloy producer Marcus D, the Maryland rhymespitter raps about the path of life. Sub cleverly weave togethe the story of is journey wit he various train stop he grew up near i he DMV area and later in New York City. The Sub Way, also features DMV area songstress, Precious Joubert of Sound of the City

We all have a different path to travel, and the right way is not necessarily set in stone. Not everyone will take "The Sub Way"... we all have to find our own way.

Present [EP] drops May 27th. Pre order yours today on Bandcamp.

 

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