Tag: Rapping

April 8 /

Following on from Kaytranada, I was on the trail of rap that was cloudy, chilled and intelligent and stumbled across GoldLink and the productions of Louie Lastic (in fact GoldLink and Kaytra have worked and toured together). This track, Spectrum…

March 23 /

Sad to hear Phife Dawg from Tribe Called Quest has died. Love this tribute to J-Dilla he made, which seems oddly appropriate now. I have a complex relationship with Tribe – a massive fan back in the day, until I…

January 20 /

Killer Mike met up with Bernie Sanders a few days ago, compared him to the Beastie Boys (politically at least). I wonder if this video might be why! Much cooler than Palin supporting Trump, which brings new levels of crazy…

January 10 /

Around the new year UK hip hop lost a great rapper and producer, Mark Barnes aka Mark B (of Mark B and Blade fame). I held off saying much because I wanted something more official than a tweet from others…