D SMOKE – INGLEWOOD HIGH (WOODWORKS RECORDS)

D SMOKE – INGLEWOOD HIGH (WOODWORKS RECORDS)

As someone who is generally loathed to watch any sort of reality TV, I was nonetheless suckered in by Netflix’s new Rhythm + Flow, where Cardi B, Chance the Rapper, and T.I. look for the latest hip-hop superstar. Partly this was because R&F largely avoided the corny sentimentality and needless confrontation that other reality shows [...]

MURS, 9TH WONDER & THE SOUL COUNCIL – THE ILIAD IS DEAD AND THE ODYSSEY IS OVER (JAMLA/EMPIRE)

MURS, 9TH WONDER & THE SOUL COUNCIL – THE ILIAD IS DEAD AND THE ODYSSEY IS OVER (JAMLA/EMPIRE)

Musical collaborations tend to go one of two ways – either they become stale over time or they evolve to become richer and deeper than before. Happily for Murs and 9th Wonder, the latter is decidedly the case. It has now been fifteen years since the two first collaborated together on Murs 3:16: The 9th Edition [...]

B. Dolan Interview

B. Dolan Interview

Earlier this year we caught up with Sage Francis about Epic Beard Men’s latest album, This Was Supposed To Be Fun. Now EBM are about to go on their European tour and we sat down with B. Dolan to get the other half of the story on how the album was created. Having reviewed the album [...]

EPIC BEARD MEN – THIS WAS SUPPOSED TO BE FUN (STRANGE FAMOUS RECORDS)

EPIC BEARD MEN – THIS WAS SUPPOSED TO BE FUN (STRANGE FAMOUS RECORDS)

Sage and B. Dolan are back for their second official outing as the super-duo Epic Beard Men and this time, with their debut LP, they’re looking to kick back and have fun. Both Sage and Dolan have been in the game for several decades and have earned a hard-core cadre of fans thanks to their [...]