Aside from a select handful of folks, it’s hard to remember the last time a hip-hop producer carved out a sonic space for themselves as distintively as Clams Casino has.
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For those of us who enjoy forward-thinking hip-hop shit, it’s been hard not to notice the high volume of quality material flowing out of the Black Hippy camp over the course of the last year. Both Kendrick’s Section.80 and Schoolboy Q’s Habits & Contradictions felt like career-solidifying accomplishments– fully fleshed-out realizations of the crazy potential […]
Fresh off Coachella and on my way to Jazz Fest in NOLA, it’s hard not to feel like I’m getting spoiled by live music lately. In the meantime though, there’s been a ton of dope shit dropping left and right, and I haven’t had the chance to show love to all the great bands that […]
Something about Saturday night’s A$AP showcase at Coachella felt historic. Black, upside-down flags flying in the wind, silhouetted by the iconic Coachella palms, and the whole stage draped in purple. Nevermind the fact that Rocky and company had the whole tent in the palm of their hand, the whole time, pretty much entirely on the […]
I don’t think I’m alone when I say it was Kush & Orange Juice that really gave Wiz my full attention. Now, two years on the heels of Kush & OJ‘s smooth, spacey soul textures, it’s safe to say Wiz’s position in the game is a bit different. But while “Black & Yellow” was topping […]
Waka Flocka is the greatest. It’s like ratchet wasn’t even really ratchet until he came along. And every time we doubt him, he and Lex Luger come back with something earth-shatteringly fun and patently ridiculous. Waka Flocka makes weekend nights smack harder, and turns perfectly respectable gatherings into fucking chaos. He’s a major proponent of […]