Monthly Archives: April 2012
Copping a Danny Brown verse equates to a willingness to be upstaged, but Ab-Soul still commands plenty attention as an abject TDE foot soldier. Download: Ab-Soul – Terrorist Threats (ft. Danny Brown, Jhene Aiko) (produced by Dave Free) via Top Dawg Entertainment Sphere: Related Content
(Image from Interview Mag) Maybe I exclusively should start highlighting interviews that are worth reading or something. Here is an extremely likable brief profile & interview over at the illustrious Interview Mag conducted by David Shapiro. We learn that Wacka really likes to record raps, no matter where he is, that includes the back..
Yesterday, the upcoming media outlet known as Time dropped their ‘100 Most Influential People in the World‘. No one really in hip hop said much about Time’s list omitting rappers. It’s true they didn’t have many musicians on the list, and entertainment in general. Other influential people in the world picked the..
New Brighton based artist Tourist, or more easily Google searched as William Phillips, is someone who I’ve been meaning to write about for months now. A friend sent me a link to Placid Acid back in January and I couldn’t get enough. I sought out everything else he had recorded..
If all rappers told stories as good as GZA, then there would be a lot more interesting interviews with rappers on the internets. Also, if all interviews were made into cartoons like this? I would probably watch every single video interview ever made. Props to Pitchfork. Sphere: Related Content
Rev. William Burke has been shadowing RZA for some time now, but they’re so casual about releasing music that it seems like Burke is content to remain a footnote on Wikipedia articles. On “Thank God,” Burke displays uncanny mic skills — the kind that make you want to transcribe his..
No joke, I nearly had an anxiety attack when I saw this on the Coachella stream an hour ago. After some digging around, I’m led to believe that a company named Musion created this mind boggling “performance” of 2pac. A bunch of “news” sources quoted Deutsche Telekom as the creator, but my guy Victor..
The loudest performance in rap today comes from Waka Flocka screaming his head off for rowdy clubgoers. “Don’t Die” by Killer Mike will put the same 50,000 volt battery in your back, but instead of charging you up for a fight in the bathroom, it’ll make you want to flip..