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Maxo Kream Is A Great Rap Storyteller

It's one thing for a rapper to tell you he had a fucked-up childhood. It's entirely another for a rapper to describe, in minute and…
Tom Breihan | January 17, 2018 - 12:13 pm

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Busdriver – “The Imperfect Cinema”

It's been three years since LA-based art-rapper Busdriver released his lyrically deft mixtape Thumbs. He returned to our headphones with the same ferocity last month…
Julia Gray | February 8, 2018 - 10:00 am

Busdriver – “GUSH”

Busdriver, the expressive veteran LA art-rap virtuoso, hasn't released a whole lot of music lately; his last mixtape was 2015's Thumbs. But last night, Busdriver…
Tom Breihan | January 10, 2018 - 11:53 am

Cavanaugh – “Typecast” (Feat. P.O.S., Hemlock Ernst, & Busdriver) (Stereogum Premiere)

Hip-hop artists Open Mike Eagle and Serengeti tackle contentious issues in their new group Cavanaugh, and they've enlisted a small army of muscular talent to…
Charles Innis | November 18, 2015 - 11:09 am

Busdriver – “Ministry Of The Torture Couch” (Feat. Future Islands’ Samuel T. Herring)

Last week, the veteran L.A. abstract-rap motormouth Busdriver shared his new "More" video and announced that he'd be teaming up with Meredith Graves' Honor Press…
Tom Breihan | November 10, 2015 - 12:18 pm

Busdriver – “Much” Video (Stereogum Premiere)

Prolific LA underground rapper Busdriver AKA Regan John Farquhar is best known for his dense, wordy verses and rolling, rapid-fire delivery. He dropped his 10th…
Charles Innis | November 4, 2015 - 10:41 am

Busdriver Addresses Ferguson Police On “Cop”

Earlier this summer, the rapper Busdriver got a lot of people excited with his single "Ego Death," on which he stood tall alongside guests like…
Miles Bowe | August 18, 2014 - 4:18 pm

Busdriver – “Ego Death” (Feat. Aesop Rock & Danny Brown) Video (Stereogum Premiere)

A couple of weeks ago, the motormouthed L.A. rap expressionist Busdriver lined up fellow underground rap originals Aesop Rock and Danny Brown for a dense,…
Tom Breihan | July 9, 2014 - 2:45 pm

Busdriver – “Ego Death” (Feat. Aesop Rock & Danny Brown)

Busdriver, Aesop Rock, and Danny Brown all come from vastly different corners of the map, both geographically and figuratively, but all three are among underground…
Tom Breihan | June 16, 2014 - 11:08 am

Sister Crayon – “Meager Leavings (Busdriver Remix)” (Stereogum Premiere)

A few months ago, the woozy Sacramento narco-poppers Sister Crayon released their Cynic EP. And now the quick-tongued L.A. avant-rapper Busdriver has remixed "Meager Leavings,"
Tom Breihan | June 10, 2013 - 3:36 pm

Busdriver – “Werner Herzog” (Feat. Open Mike Eagle & Nocando) Video

In case you're curious about the hyper-verbose L.A. rap underground that must've, on some level, helped to set the stage for Kendrick Lamar, here's a…
Tom Breihan | October 24, 2012 - 4:15 pm

Busdriver Covers Animal Collective

If you're a Busdriver fan, this is probably too reverent a cover for you. Animal Collective's Sung Tongs classic "Leaf House" is here in the…
Amrit Singh | August 9, 2011 - 3:27 pm

New Busdriver – “Me-Time (With The Pulmonary Palimpsets)”

You'll need five listens of this new Busdriver track to get a beat on the dextrous, rapidfire tongue twirling at hand, which is to say…
Amrit Singh | April 28, 2009 - 4:23 pm