The Rap Up returns with words on Fredo Santana, YBN Nahmir, G Perico, and more.
Max Bell murdered Jar-Bar Binks.  There isn’t one Star Wars reference on Roc Marciano’s The Pimpire Strikes Back. It’s not a blatant disregard for source material so much as it is honest and telling revisionism. In other words, a young Marciano probably wasn’t rushing off to see George Lucas’ The Empire Strikes Back. Instead, he […]
The Durag Dynasty Has Emerged February 28, 2013
Jonah Bromwich rocks a TsuRag This new Durag Dynasty cut  (the group encompasses Planet Asia, Tristate and Killer Ben) is about as California as rap singles come. There’s a psychedelic cowboy beat courtesy of the Alchemist and there’s ever-slept on Evidence, who still brings the assured slow-flow and is “still a fucking winner with no […]
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 […]
Son Raw would like to share a few thoughts. Domo Genesis carries weed but he clearly aspires to more than weed carrier status. While I wasn’t particularly impressed by his contributions to the OF Tape 2, that’s probably due to the project’s general lack of focus and sub-par production. Rolling papers was dope but that […]
Son Raw is trading arms in countries whose names you can’t pronounce. According to conventional wisdom, Alchemist should be in the twilight of his career. After all, by the time they’d racked up this many years in the game, his mentors Muggs & Premier were settling into comfortable lives as established producers, trotting out well-worn […]