Knxwledge will likely be known first and foremost as the other half of NxWorries with Anderson .Paak for the foreseeable future, but his HEX.10.8_ release serves to remind the world that his beat tapes are phenomenons that deserve headlines all on their own. The Los Angeles-based beatsmith gives us ten new instrumentals on this joint, . . .
“I break bread, ribs, hundred dollar bills.” Prodigy‘s passing sent shock waves through the hip-hop community. Knxwledge saw fit to pay homage to the Mobb Deep legend with “Keepit.thu.row_,” a jazzy new SoundCloud release featuring vocals from the man himself. In the SoundCloud caption, Knxwledge dedicated the song to Prodigy with a simple message: “your . . .
Knxwledge continues to do no wrong with his latest blend tape. Flipping new sounds behind some of the genre’s staple artists like Cam’ron, Kanye West, and others, WT.PRT.11_ sounds like a robot from Star Wars but plays like summer riding music that will have your friends asking, “What’s this?!?” Stream WT.PRT.11_ below. WT.PRT.11_ by Knxwledge.
Knxwledge continues to drop gems. His latest release, a remix of Bibio’s “Feeling,” is a mellow, nostalgia-inducing listen. While both versions are equally mild, Knxwledge’s version is a bit more soulful. You can definitely nod your head to both, though. Stream Knxwledge’s “Feeling” remix below, and check out the original afterwards.
If you’re not into Knxwledge yet, chances are high that you’re doing yourself a legitimate disservice. The Philly-bred producer’s latest drop, WT.10.8_, is full of laid back, gorgeous remixes of well known rap songs. Knxwledge is still riding high on the success of Yes Lawd!, his collaborative project with Anderson Paak. Stream WT.10.8_ below.
Anderson .Paak and Knxwledge, currently known to the world as NxWorries, are back with a video for “Sidepiece.” Released via Stones Throw Records, the quirky video features some interesting animation courtesy of Ruff Mercy, and a live rendition of the soulful tune. Watch the video for “Sidepiece” below.
Before Anderson .Paak was approaching household name status, he was known for his frequent collaborations with Knxwledge. The two are back at it with the release of “Get Bigger / Do U Luv,” leading up to their forthcoming collaborative album, Yes Lawd. Look for the album to release on October 21st. Stream “Get Bigger / . . .
Anderson .Paak and Knxwledge gave us a brief glimpse into how bright the future of R&B could sound on their 12/2015 release, Link Up & Suede. Today Stones Throw Records announced NxWorries will release their debut full length record, Yes Lawd!, on October 21st. To accompany this exciting news, a new single was also released today from the . . .
Earl Sweatshirt and Knxwledge are the latest to contribute to the Adult Swim soundtrack, with the laid back sounds of “Balance.” Earl’s nonchalant delivery finds resonance amidst Knxwledge’s laid back snare kicks and somber piano melodies. Earl is cold but introspective throughout, as he reflects on his weaknesses while reminding us that “these shoulders [are] not . . .
It’s great to see these two reconnecting for another NxWorries release, even as they both continue to see more success individually. Anderson .Paak links back up with Knxwledge for a “Link Up” video that feels like a scene from a classic black movie in the vein of Friday. The video takes place in a convenience store, . . .
Never in the history of blackdom did I anticipate seeing Omarion, Ghostface Killah and knxwledge on the same track together, but it’s 2016 and “I Aint Even Done” is here. knxwledge, an experimental instrumentalist who had a big breakthrough as the producer of “Momma” on Kendrick Lamar’s To Pimp A Butterfly, lays down a flute-driven . . .
You might not be familiar with the name NxWorries, but the newly formed duo, composed of Anderson Paak and Knxwledge, just might be on to something with “Suede.” The two prove to be a fitting combination, as they cruise the streets of Los Angeles with plenty of vices available. The video is random, off the . . .
Strone’s Throw Records producer Knxwledge takes us on a trip with short psychedelic visuals for his instrumental “Flyinglizrds.” The video also includes a second beat entitled “Shuremng” that’s also set to be featured on his forthcoming project, Hud Dreams. Fans of Flying Lotus and other experimental production should find fulfillment in Knxwledge’s style. Watch Knxwledge’s “Flyinglizrds” video below.
Knxwledge continues his long streak of musical excellence with Hexual Sealings Prt.8, the latest of his quality, sample-heavy series. You’ll hear artists such as Freddie Gibbs, Beyoncé, Mary J. Blige, Kanye West, Chris Brown and many more throughout this eighteen-track project. The samples are diverse, but the final products feel remarkably cohesive, woven together from pieces of . . .
Los Angeles producers Knxwledge and Ahhnu adopt new aliases, delivering a new juke-influenced EP called DGM.VOL.1_VATOGATO as Vatogato and Cakedog. Running in at six tracks total, the newly released project pays homage to late footwork pioneer DJ Rashad, creating a chaotic, futuristic, enjoyable mix of mashups and original records with familiar samples. Stream DGM.VOL.1_VATOGATO below. . . .