The ever elusive MF Doom has reemerged with a track called “Notebook 00 – Negus,” featuring the late, great Sean Price. Doom is going to be releasing one song per week, for the next fifteen weeks. The project, which is called The Missing Notebook Rhymes and will release via Adult Swim, will include “all new . . .
“I’m not glad, but I have to be a fool for a salary. I’m doomed on reality.” If you’ve ever been frustrated with your day job, Cane‘s new Doomed On Reality project is for you. The Virginia-based emcee puts his pen to the test once more, rapping over fifteen MF Doom beats and coming out . . .
“Emcee extraordinaire, technique’s sorta rare.” I truly believe that every MF Doom verse we can get our hands on is a gift to society as a whole. The reclusive rapper teamed up with Madlib once more for “Avalanche,” a slightly ominous single that was released with an accompanying vinyl record and action figure, which is . . .
Kool Keith and MF Doom are two veterans who have never been afraid to step outside of the box. Their new video for “Super Hero,” which director Kir Merc describes as a “visual pop travesty,” is a disorienting, frenetic representation of their art. Keith told The Fader: “When I produced the track I pictured DOOM . . .
I’ll get one thing out of the way first. “Frankie Sinatra” is a weird song. It lurches, leans, warbles, and chugs along like a drunken marching band. This chaos is all orchestrated by The Avalanches, an Australian electronic band that is releasing an album this year for the first time since 2000. They seem to . . .
Your favorite lyrically inclined recluse, the one and only Jay Electronica, is back in top form with the MF Doom-featuring “Light Years.” Snippets of this song had been floating around the internet for some time now, but now we can hear the full version in its flute-centric glory. Stream “Light Years” below. (RapWAVE)
Any time MF Doom, the legendary man of many aliases, makes a return to the rap game, it feels like a victory lap. We’ve seen a number of appearances from the reclusive rapper as of late, the most recent of which is under the alias of King Dumile for a song by A State Of . . .
Yasiin Bey has been a bit off the map as of late, but that doesn’t mean that he hasn’t been working. The legendary emcee formerly known as Mos Def has taken a total of seven MF Doom beats and crafted his own verses and videos for them. The Bey treatment is applied to “Beef Rap,” . . .
Menacing. That’s the first word that comes to mind in reaction to “Got One.” The newly released record features production by Max Fuego and appearances from four well known DMV artists; Mike of Doom, Cal Rips, OGK and Miles Meraki. This record is a long-awaited collaboration between three different collectives – 30Whop, Kool Klux Klan . . .
Australian group The Avalanches has already collaborated with Danny Brown and MF Doom for “Frankie Sinatra.” This time around, they’ve joined forces with Freddie Gibbs for “Bad Day.” While “Frankie Sinatra” had a warbling, lurching, disorienting feel to it, “Bad Day” quickly hits a sweet spot thanks to a beautiful soul sample and chill instrumentation. . . .
It’s been almost a year since we last heard anything from Earl Sweatshirt – excluding the minor leak 2 weeks ago. Today, Earl Sweatshirt dropped 3 tracks under his production alias randomblackdude. Previously known for being in charge of 90% of all production on his sophmore album I Don’t Like S**t, I Don’t Go Outside, randomblackdude released 3 songs via . . .
It’s been 5 years since Thelonius Martin dropped Dusty Cartridges but now we have Dusty Cartridges 2 to absorb. A mixed bag, DC2 contains original and previously released music along with new remixes. This is great vibe music that covers a lot of bases for those with eclectic hip hop palettes as you’ll hear everything from vintage Jay . . .
There are but a few artists who can gain interest on an international level while still holding American appeal, yet even within that talented proportion, Lord Apex, better known as “Sensei” embodies a unique presence. Apex has been delivering promising material ever since his mid-2013 GXLDEN ERV and C.R.A.T.E. Diggin’ EP’s, taking an old-school, lyrical backpack . . .
Nickelus F is an undeniably unique artist. From his delivery, to the sound that he cultivates, to his experiences, the Richmond, Virginia native is in a world all to itself. We already discussed a number of topics with Nick, but today he speaks on the Richmond music scene, the Association of Great Minds, his relationship . . .
Prodigious sixteen-year-old New York emcee Bishop Nehru drops a video for “Mobb Dizzle,” a standout head-nodder from his strictlyFLOWZ mixtape. The self-directed video centers around Bishop himself, as he sits alone in a dark room delivering his verses with calm confidence. The video is broken up by sporadic scenes from movies that flash in and . . .