Brian Josephs thinks OutKast and Dave Chappelle performing in New York City and Remy Ma being released this summer is too good to be true. Merriam-Webster defines soul music as a “popular style of music expressing deep emotion that was created by African-Americans.” It’s a clear explanation, but it’s also a pretty malleable one. The […]
Chris Daly is cool, Chris Daly is fast French beat legend, Mr. Flash (who the well informed will recall dropped the first album on the Ed Banger label back in ’03), is getting ready to drop his proper debut, “Sonic Crusader,” this June. To prepare the uninitiated, Flash has dropped his first single, “Number One,” […]
Max Bell Shynes on. Detroit-bred Quelle Chris has been making music for a long time. He has Bandcamp tracks – rap, rock, and otherwise – from nearly a decade ago. He worked with Roc Marciano and Danny Brown (see Shotgun & Sleek Rifle) before you knew they were going to be two of your favorite […]
Son Raw has sea-legs. At this point, I’ve run out of ways to express surprise at just how much Alchemist is killing it in 2012. Of course, he’s always been sick, but Boom-Bap producers aren’t supposed to deliver their best work 15 years into their careers, if only because they run out of samples. I […]
More trippy visuals from Alchemist and company, who are doing the Leary’s work when it comes to re-defining psychedelic rap. Dare Iz a Darkside should have been one of the most influential albums of its time. Alas. Let’s not make the same mistake twice. Vodka & Ayahuasca and Russian Roulette are now available at your […]