I was a little late to discover the awesomeness of Canadian producer Ryan Hemsworth, but I’m sure glad I did. Hemsworth’s tracks combine complex and moody samples with some pretty big names in rap. The resulting ambient, sometimes psychedelic, sound has me mesmerised and wanting more.
As you probably know, Anne Hathaway played the role of Fontine in the big-budget, big-screen, big-success adaptation of Les Miserables. She sang a lot, cut all her hair off, AND pretended to be a prostitute covered in dirt! But much better than that performance is this rap-tastic one. As someone with a lisp might say, […]
If you were thinking that Sufjan Steven’s couldn’t evolve and expand his musical styling’s any more, you were wrong. Grabbing our attention with his beautifully simple folk chord progressions and lusciously mellow vocals before turning into an arrangement junkie with an electronic vibe, Stevens has just dropped a rap mixtape. Rap. Rap!!!
The biggest and best underground rapper in my opinion, DOOM is out with a new gem of an LP, Key to the Kuffs. This time he`s collaborated with Jneiro Jarel, and the two of them make up the duo, JJ DOOM. The first video from the album is called GUV´NOR and contains both a bicycle […]
Mike Corbett, aka Maccy, is a proper hip-hop don whom I had the pleasure of living with many years back in a (chaotic) share-house in Australia. Whilst his epic t-shirt, tape and toy collections are gold dust in themselves, it’s all about the collectable skateboard decks this time around. Maccy D’s even commissioned one himself from artist Mark Drew, a collection of his favourite album cassettes stacked on top of each other. This collection was recently updated with the Beastie Boys signed one ’5 Boroughs’ deck, done before MCA’s passing.
AJG is an independent rap artist from Rialto, California, who has been rapping for almost seven years. He directs all his music videos and has recently put out a music video entitled Latokyo, which showcases an independent clothing line of the same name. He has worked with Ace Hood and has opened up for KRS-One. […]
MC Ren had a good run in the ’90s, penning the N.W.A. hits Just Don’t Bite It and She Swallowed It and performing with the gangster rap legends after Ice Cube left. His debut album, Kizz My Black Azz, went platinum, and though he sustained moderate success through the remainder of the ’90s, Ren hasn’t […]
The original video [below] is actually pretty amusing, and the two battling dudes definitely have talent. But the ‘translation’ [above] is almost as good as Dramatic Reading of a Real Break-Up Letter [below below].