Joel Biswas goes in on the Brooklyn MC's posthumous album, featuring the talents of one of Philly's best producers.
Chris Daly takes a first look at the self-explanatory edition of the Philly beatmaker's long-running Jawns series.
Chris Daly breaks down the latest Career Crooks collaboration between Small Pro and Zilla Rocca, 'Take What's Coming.'
Passion of the Weiss gets an exclusive mix from Small Pro.
Mobb Deep, Busta Rhymes, Jay-Z, Elucid, M.E.D., Danny Brown, Tribe, and more!
 Chris Daly got a heater with a mute button To say there was anything “missing” from the original “Go” from Guilty Simpson and Small Professor’s Highway Robbery would be to imply the track wasn’t smoking in the first place.  This would be untrue.  Spitting over horns, wavering keys and taut snares taken to chiptuned extremes […]
Chris Daly can play “Gigantic” on his Cricket wireless apps If there’s one issue I take with the work of Philadelphia’s Small Professor, it’s that he creates these beauty bangers with the ear of a master, and yet he’s somehow not being spoken of in the same revered tones as any number of today’s “hit […]
Max Bell spends far too much time on Bandcamp. Sifting through beat tapes on Bandcamp can be daunting. The boom bap wormhole is infinite. Distinguishing shit from shine is not. It takes time. Clicking and scrolling takes less physical exertion than trekking to Amoeba and sifting through the racks of plastic only to find the listening […]
Small Pro has been making music for over a decade, far exceeding the 10,000 hour rule for mastering a craft. Over that time he’s been able to create his own undeniable sound, chopping away at anything that inspires.  The Philadelphia producer has released several instrumental tapes jawns that he puts up on his Bandcamp page […]
Evan Nabavian learned to stop going to the club with Isaiah Thomas. The hard way. The most interesting rap production usually comes from the “other” pile. That’s the stuff that has yet to be associated with a movement, scene, region, decade, or pants size. Beats are more special when you can’t label them easily. The […]