Still high off my Niners beating the Falcons, I spent the flight back from Atlanta to Vegas listening to submissions (yes, I actually do this every week). This submission in particular came from a fan of the group, who decided to send info and links on the South Carolina trio OXYxMORON. Back in November, the three released The Woods. A 21-track project chalk full of deeply-rooted Southern style jams. And since it's been a couple months since we've dropped a "stamp of approval" on a new artist/group (the last being Grande Marshall), I enjoyed the project so much I wanted to help shed some light on these talented dudes. Hit the jump to stream/download The Woods.

Tony: This album is my struggle, it’s my hopes and desires to get my family in a better place. This is album is my faith in God

MENT: This album is literally my last hope. I dropped out of school, so all my eggs are in one basket. My dad is unemployed and my mom has a home daycare. They struggle so much, and I HATE watching it, especially since they’re such good people! It had to be as perfect as possible to potentially put me and my family in a better place, so that’s where the raw emotion comes from.

Pedro: For me this album is my journal. I’m not the best speaker so often times in conversation I’m not able to say exactly what I want or express myself how I want to, but with this body of work I was. I’m just starting to fully understand the whole concept of trusting in God ‘cause I’ll admit I worry ‘bout shit more than I should at times. Just as hard as God shows abundant blessings, Satan works just as hard to tear that down and the back and forth battle for your soul can tear you down in the process at times. So for me, this album is me reaffirming my faith and coordinating my inner with my outer... finding oneness.

DOWNLOAD: OXYxMORON - The Woods (Mixtape)

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  • Naylor Vega

    on track 7 and so far so good! really enjoying the southern flow.

  • Juicy-G

    Dam! Underground at it's finest. I love 2dopeboyz!

  • justin herschel

    classic my new favorite group thank u 2dopeboyz.com

  • http://goldenunderground.net Christian Hernandez

    Yall SLEEEEEP ON DANNY DEE!

  • DBS

    Sounds a little bit too Christian for my taste but I'll give it a listen.

  • Ayo-Ret

    They're about as religious as Big K.R.I.T in my opinion, but it's whatever. I heard this tape a few weeks back, fell in love with it. Absolutely dope.

  • RonRon

    This is big for SC!

  • dave

    i put on this mixtape the other day during our weekly card game, and everyone up here in Vancouver, Canada was lovin it.

  • http://thenqm.com A fan since way back when Ment told me to listen (An Awfully Good Mixtape) and also a blogger.

    S/O Oxy! "My Well Smokes Good" is still a banger. Pedro said he's working on a solo project if you'd wanna look out for that one too.

    I'm glad things are coming together for them!

  • THAT DUDE SQUIRM

    dope ass tape. these dudes have been slept on for way too long. shout-out to my boys bout to put SC on the map

  • Diggin It

    The production on this is absolutely awesome. I mean, it's great as a whole, but the production is WOW.

  • http://www.nancioishiphop.com Nanci O.

    Their first mixtape 'My Well Smokes Good' was jammin' too. This trio has released two great mixtapes.

  • Robert D

    Don't sleep on J Brown! dude beats is dope #JOEBREEZY

  • Juicy-G

    Doo Wop >>>>>>>>>

  • Geezy

    Definitely fucking with this here, props on the post.

  • DJ Ckeef

    these niggas better be signed by the end of the year....... smh

  • Jonesy Stark

    I mosdef rocks with this. Always glad to hear some dopeness comin' up out of my home state. Shout outs to the whole Low Country, folk.

  • david

    Proposition Joe on the left in the 2nd pic

  • dstew

    very very very good album. top ten in 2013 so far.

  • Soulful Hip-Hop

    Not bad at all. Dudes really have talent.

  • Marko

    @dstew The album came out in 2012, dipshit!

  • Sherlock Homey

    Off one listen, I can say this shit is amazing. I am so glad I decided to click this post and listen. They have a concrete sound I can rock with. I hope these goes go far, they have an instant fan now.

  • blazin

    this dat realllll smokin muzik shit rides