Monthly Archives: August 2012
Listen past the Cyhi verse. I promise it’s worth it. Download: Cyhi The Prynce – Drank & Smoke (Feat. Big K.R.I.T., Yelawolf) (produced by CKP) Sphere: Related Content
I like that Flying Lotus’ status as a left field savant doesn’t preclude him from making minimalist atmospheric beats that give rappers a wide berth when they need it. Download: Flying Lotus – Between Friends (ft. Earl Sweatshirt, Captain Murphy) Sphere: Related Content
A Blue Chips leftover? “Midget Cough” is bonus lo-fi Saturday morning tomfoolery. via Hypetrak Sphere: Related Content
Three of my favorite songs of the year belong to Danny Brown: “Jay Dee’s Revenge”, “Blueberry (Pills & Cocaine)” and now “Molly Ringwald”. The arc is a jarring one: a staunch skull breaker turns into a drug fueled orgy, which then awakens as a zombified trap banger. Danny’s wail is..
Spanish guitar has signaled summertime sexy for rap ever since Kells dropped “Fiesta” and *sighs wistfully* the “Fiesta” remix with Jay-Z. oFISHal, Starlito and Coop know this and deliver a raunchy poolside number in the same vein, albeit one that’s slower and far less subtle. Download: oFISHal – Bad Bitches..
This record is great, even if J-Kwon did it first. Teen drinking is very bad.
With “Flange Face,” producer/supervillain Gaslamp Killer owns up to his Twitter bio, which reads, “I WILL TEAR YOUR FUCKING FACE OFF”. The new album is called Breakthrough. Listen to it at Pitchfork. Sphere: Related Content