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Last year, Capital Steez, a young Brooklyn rapper and member of Joey Bada$$'s Pro Era crew, took his own life just before Christmas. This week, Pro Era has marked the one-year anniversary of his…   Read Story »
You might not expect the members of Thee Silver Mt Zion Memorial Orchestra, the mysterious Canadian post-rock troupe and Godspeed You! Black Emperor offshoot, to be hip-hop heads, but apparently they…   Read Story »
The politically charged, mystique-laden post-rock band currently known as Thee Silver Mt Zion Memorial Orchestra (perhaps you know them as A Silver Mt Zion, The Silver Mt. Zion Memorial Orchestra &…   Read Story »
Late last year, Pro Era, the crew of teenage Brooklyn boom-bap revivalists led by Joey Bada$$, released their all-crew PEEP The aPROcalypse mixtape. Three days later, the group member Capital Steez…   Read Story »
On Christmas Eve, the young Brooklyn rapper Capital Steez died at the age of 19. No cause has been reported, but the night before, Steez posted a message on his Twitter that simply read "The end.,"…   Read Story »
Most big indie types knew better than to release videos this week, seeing as how the entire music internet is raging out in Austin and the blog-feeds are slowing to crawls. But this week saw plenty…   Read Story »