Aesop Rock‘s “Shrunk” is a dose of dense lyricssm, but that shouldn’t be a surprise to anyone who’s familiar with the veteran emcee. The single, which originally featured on his The Impossible Kid project, is now accompanied by a video that features Aesop Rock hitting the arcade, before actually turning into one of the characters . . .
New York emcees Aesop Rock and Homeboy Sandman have already toured together, and released one joint EP, Lice. They continue the trend with a follow up EP called Lice Two: Still Buggin that reminds us of just how well they fit together. Stream Lice Two: Still Buggin below.
“I ain’t going out there, man. I don’t trust no one out there, man. You don’t even know what’s out there, man.” Aesop Rock, Homeboy Sandman, and Open Mike Eagle team up for a brooding, lyrically intensive new record called “Syrup.” This track serves as a lead up to Aesop Rock’s forthcoming album, The Impossible . . .
Question: If I died in my apartment like a rat in a cage, would my neighbors smell the corpse before the cat ate my face? Aesop Rock makes sure that we know just what to expect with the first line of “Dorks.” Dense lyricism, bizarre references, and philosophical questions abound in the rock-tinged release. The . . .
Los Angeles emcee Busdriver‘s “Ego Death” is a dark, menacing record featuring grinding, futuristic production and guest verses from Aesop Rock and Danny Brown. Watch the eerie animated video below, and look out for Busdriver’s Perfect Hair album on September 7th.
Philadelphia artist Darko the Super has been steadily taking over the past few years, and Watered Down Demon Fuzz is a great next step. It’s impossible to pigeonhole or box in Darko the Super, off-kilter rhymes, spoken word flows and more make listening to Darko an adventure. On top of all this, Darko has produced . . .
Atmosphere has never been one afraid to speak what they deem the truth, and they’re back just in time with an all new LP called Fishing Blues. While the project officially releases on August 12th, it can be streamed early, with a unique twist: while listening, we can watch the two of them fishing on . . .
Open Mike Eagle and Paul White released Hella Personal Film Festival just after midnight. The British producer and LA based emcee combine for 14 tracks that engage in a comfortable stream over White’s hard hitting drums. Mike turns ordinary life and common thought into a kaleidoscope of intelligent ideas placed under a magnifying glass. Hella . . .