Summer Mixtape: PremRock July 24, 2014
Premrock is trying to one-up Joel Embiid’s Twitter feed. Photo by Gianna Leo Falcon. Chinatown will always hold a special place in my heart. Not the noir film set in LA but the one of a kind neighborhood in New York City. Summertime in Chinatown smells awful but if you want the best dumplings you […]
PremRock Shall Pass May 30, 2014
With a drone’s blood and a dropped needle, New York’s Prem Rocks the black and white video for “Let Me See Your Tongue.” It’s simple as a subway map, complex as finding a cab in the rain, fit to be the soundtrack to acupuncture consultations across America. The hirsute and hoodied rapper casts himself in […]
Rarely do braggin writes on the mic include references to Sylvia Plath, The Hick From French Lick, “Da Mystery of Chessboxing”, Voltaire, and “Benny and the Jets”. But rarely do rappers title their albums after Ernest Hemmingway lines. A Clean, Well Lighted Place is the new album by New York emcee PremRock and the first […]
Dewey Decibel is an emcee/visual artist from Philadelphia who has a deep love for breakfast foods and brunettes. This is a mixtape that reminds me of the ones I used to make for myself when I was in High School. I would dub cassette tapes with all of my favorite hip hop tracks jammed together […]