Armand Hammer Interview

Armand Hammer Interview

Elucid and billy woods were performing at The Old Hairdressers - an old rustic venue located down the dark, grimy cobbled street of Renfield Lane in the heart of Glasgow. A perfect location for the equally dark, grimy duo that is Armand Hammer. “Man, fuck Rap Genius!” is met with agreeable laughter from the group [...]

Koncept Interview

Koncept Interview

From working at Fat Beats Records to releasing music via Sony Records - Koncept is a Queens-based, globe-trotting emcee and frequent collaborator of contemporaries such as J57, Marco Polo & Royce Da 5'9". After two years on the road and a lot of time spent in Asia, including a sold out tour with Scoop Deville, [...]

Sage Francis Interview

Sage Francis Interview

Sage Francis and B. Dolan are the Epic Beard Men. Though accurate, the name started out as a joke, a calibrated goof on bro culture, from two rap greybeards who aren’t afraid to swing freely from dead-serious to wryly hilarious. Hailing from the industrial outskirts of Providence, both artists are walking hip-hop vaults. Last year’s [...]

Slug Interview

Slug Interview

As the name implies, Atmosphere's latest LP, Mi Vida Local is intensely focused on the place it was created–the southside of Minneapolis–where Slug and Ant work tirelessly in their “beautiful basements”, refining their sound without interruption. (Although a handful of friends from the Minneapolis hip-hop community showed up to contribute.) A year of one-on-one collaboration resulting [...]

Brother Ali Interview

Brother Ali Interview

Over the past eighteen years, Brother Ali has earned wide critical acclaim for his deeply personal, socially conscious, and inspiring brand of hip-hop. Under Rhymesayers Entertainment, he’s unleashed a series of lauded projects, establishing himself as one of the most respected independent voices in music. The latest chapter in that celebrated journey is All the [...]