|Ain’t Nothin’ but a Paris Hit: PNL and the Art of French Hip-Hop||January 3, 2017|
Dean Van Nguyen takes a look at the fully-formed and under-appreciated French rap scene.
|Thundercat’s Tribute to Paris||November 15, 2015|
|Summer Mixtape: Max Bell||July 3, 2014|
Max Bell once played basketball with Nate Dogg. Last week, a friend and recent L.A. transplant told me 2Pac and Dr. Dre songs left still bodies staring at the deserted dance floor of a Westside lounge. Outsiders equate lack of motion to tracks from the accepted West Coast rap suzerain with treason. And yet, this reaction […]
|Rinse France takes air||May 1, 2014|
Son Raw is the French Connection Some people go on vacation to lie on a beach, I end up in Parisian basements mixing records. In between listening to Future’s Covered in Money at Versailles (your move, Kanye) and eating enough French food to give Action Bronson pause, I visited Rinse France co-founder Azamat B’s weekly […]