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When I spoke with Heems over the winter, he mentioned an upcoming EP with British actor Riz Ahmed (AKA Riz MC) under the name Sweatshop Boys. Turns out they're spelling it Swet Shop Boys (pun), and…   Read Story »
Styles P, the legendary hardass Yonkers rapper, has been revealing something of an internet-weirdo streak lately, collaborating with people like Azealia Banks, Action Bronson, Curren$y, and the…   Read Story »
Another week, like last week, when people had other things going on and weren't cranking out music videos with the consistently that they might otherwise. It makes sense. After watching the grand…   Read Story »
"Magnolia," a song from Philly rapper/producer Lushlife's pretty-great 2012 album Plateau Vision, has a deceptively pleasant float to it, but it's also a showcase for some truly serious verbal…   Read Story »
Das Racist's Heems has already put out one mixtape this year: The scattered and ferocious Nehru Jackets, which showed deeper reserves of rage and confusion than you'd ever expect from anyone once…   Read Story »
When in the course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to select the rising bands which have connected them, someone wrote a long time ago. Or, something close to that. Here's what…   Read Story »
Here's a remix of Philly rapper Lushlife's Plateau Vision cut "She's A Buddhist, I'm A Cubist," a track that's given a lush, spirited reimagination thanks to help from folks like Angel Deradoorian,…   Read Story »
Lushlife's clip for the airwalking Styles P collab "Still I Hear The Word Progress" is the rare rap video that doesn't show any rappers. Instead, director Willy Berliner gives us the story of a…   Read Story »
"Hale-Bopp Was The Bedouins" is the Himanshu collab from Plateau Vision, the underrated new album from Philly rapper/producer Lushlife. When the track appeared in its original form, on Lushlife's No…   Read Story »
On last year's great No More Golden Days mixtape, the Philly rapper/producer conclusively proved, if there was even any doubt, that smart lyrics and guttural enunciation could peacefully coexist with…   Read Story »