In the latest edition of Soundcheck, Donna-Claire reflects on Isaiah Rashad's debut album Cilvia Demo turning 10 years old – highlighted by angst and narrative tension, it transported listeners to the Southern influences of Rashad.
Max Bell went to Catholic school.  Cilvia Demo is the best TDE release of 2014 thus far (review here). Oxymoron has its merits, but Rashad deals in introspection more poignantly. His wit and wordplay are sharper. His precocious wisdom is tempered by bursts of willful waywardness. In other words, he loves smoking trees and hates advice. So […]