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The English written companion of Fake For Real: reviews, interviews and articles about rap music

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October 2016

Wednesday 5 October 2016

SLUMPLORDZ - Present SunnMoonSekt

, 22:52

Rard and Moon, a.k.a. SunnMoonSekt, had previously been part of an East Coast band called Devious Dysfonctional. Later on, they would join another, Young & Restless. And ultimately, they would become part of a collective, the Slumplordz, founded by 1997 in Oakland, in the Bay Area. It is under...

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Wednesday 19 October 2016

BUCK 65 - Vertex

, 22:52

By the end of the 90's, Buck 65 was a central radio DJ, rapper and producer in Halifax, Nova Scotia. He was also a White man, a Canadian, and he had grown by the countryside. As a result, he was everything but your typical MC. No big surprise, then, if Vertex proved to be quite unusual as well....

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Monday 31 October 2016

BRAD HAMERS - The Cut-Ups of a Paper Woman

, 23:18

Slug, Sole, Alias, Sage Francis, Yoni Wolf... By focusing their raps on intimate and confessional lyrics, all these artsy and hypersensitive White men, plus a few others, have been pioneers in a new kind of hip-hop. The one, however, who pushed this trend to its most extreme, was a certain Brad...

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