Friendzone – “Sweet Dream”

Last week, James Laurence -- one-half of the Oakland-based duo Friendzone -- died, and today his production partner Dylan Reznick has shared the last track…
James Rettig | February 6, 2017 - 4:24 pm

R.I.P. James Laurence

James Laurence, one half of the Oakland production duo Friendzone, has died, as FACT reports. Along with his Frienzone partner Dylan Reznick, Laurence helped develop…
Tom Breihan | January 30, 2017 - 8:55 am

Stream Main Attrakionz 808s & Dark Grapes III (Stereogum Premiere)

In the early '10s, the Bay Area duo Main Attrakionz helped pioneer a loose, drifting emotive rap style that turned out to have a reach…
Tom Breihan | June 29, 2015 - 2:55 pm

Main Attrakionz – “Ain’t No Other Way” Video (Dir. Kreayshawn)

Bay Area duo Main Attrakionz helped pioneer the murky, drifting, emotive rap style that made A$AP Rocky famous, but they've been missing in action for…
Tom Breihan | May 12, 2015 - 10:25 am

Friendzone – “Needs5″

Oakland duo Friendzone first made their name by producing songs for A$AP Rocky, Mykki Blanco, and Main Attractionz. Besides some scattered Soundcloud uploads, their last…
James Rettig | May 31, 2014 - 6:20 pm

A$AP Rocky – “Fashion Killa” Video (Feat. Rihanna)

"Fashion Killa" is a fundamentally silly song; it's the Long.Live.A$AP track where A$AP Rocky spends the entire song rattling off the names of fashion brands.
Tom Breihan | September 25, 2013 - 9:19 am

Friendzone – “Who Wanna Rumble” (Feat. Mykki Blanco)

This summer's Adult Swim Singles Series, which gives away a free track every Monday, has some pretty big names involved. But this week's contributors are…
Tom Breihan | July 8, 2013 - 4:37 pm

Main Attrakionz – “Summa Time” Video

The pioneering Bay Area cloud-rap duo Main Attrakionz were among the first rappers to work with Clams Casino, and their forthcoming album 808s & Dark
Tom Breihan | July 1, 2013 - 3:30 pm