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June 2013

Tuesday 4 June 2013

MIKE LADD - Easy Listening 4 Armageddon

, 23:27

When one seeks to determine which album from Mike Ladd is the best, Welcome to the Afterfuture is often mentioned, or the Infesticons' Gun Hill Road. Both records seem bolder than the very first from this university teacher turned rapper and producer, an active member of the Nuyorican Poets Café...

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Saturday 8 June 2013

JOE BEATS - Interview

, 11:58

Joe DelCarpini, a.k.a. Joe Beats, is a beatmaker from Rhode Island. He used to be the other half of Sage Francis' Non-Prophets, and pursued a solo career in parallel. Later he became part of another duo, with Blak from One Drop, before leaving the rap game. As part of our "Indie Rap...

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Saturday 22 June 2013

BIGG JUS - Interview

, 12:18

Talking about the late 90's rap underground is not an option, if no member of this scene's emblematic trio is involved. Bigg Jus, indeed, was a central part of the indie rap wave, first as a rapper in Company Flow, then as the boss of Subverse, and, from these times through Machines That Make...

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