Video: Ka - Off the Record

I'm sure this video resonates with those that received their introduction to quintessential nineties rap through vinyl records and tape decks. My first rap album was Puff Daddy's No Way Out, on CD (fml), and it's a shame to Read more

Marmalakes - Dolores

I was in bed reading the The Movie Goer by Walker Percy the other night when "Dolores" came up on a recent playlist I made. I had to put down the American classic and listen a little closer to Chase Weinacht's Read more

Toony TuneS & Captn Dan - Popadock

Wordplay Saturday. You might be out in the sun, swimming or riding your bicycle, but I'm the house listening to rappers Toony Tunes and Captn Dan. I don't know where they came from, put them in my ears, Read more


Earl Sweatshirt – “Chum”

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Earl Sweatshirt, the teenager/integral OFWGKTA member, is back from his “mandatory” hiatus in Samoa, girl scout cookie capital of the world. He just dropped “CHUM” – a nice laid back track with Earl’s MF Doom flow over the type of 8 bar Garage Band beat my friends used to make on their Macbooks. Real good.

Frank Ocean – Pyramids

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Frank Ocean, probably the most talented member of OFWGKTA, is a lyrical genius. His LIQ (Lyrical Intelligence Quotient) is 1,000,000. This new single, off his upcoming album Channel Orange, is called ”Pyramid”. It’s about Cleopatra and her fall as Pharaoh of Ancient Egypt to a Pyramid stripper in Vegas, all in one fell swoop of infidelity. But, you know, that’s her own fault.