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Status Ain't Hood

Ka’s New Album Is Nourishing Loner Wisdom, Right When We Need It

For those of us lucky enough to write about music for a living, it's a real temptation to begin every review with in a time
Tom Breihan | May 13, 2020 - 10:57 am

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

Every week the Stereogum staff chooses the five best new songs of the week (the eligibility period begins and ends Thursdays right before midnight). This
Stereogum | May 8, 2020 - 5:18 pm

2018 In Review

The 10 Best Rap Albums Of 2018

Rap music existed in a dark fog in 2018. Mac Miller, XXXTentacion, Fredo Santana, and Jimmy Wopo all died. Tekashi 6ix9ine might be the biggest…
Tom Breihan | December 7, 2018 - 12:08 pm

More Ka stories

Stream Preservation’s Guest-Heavy New Album Eastern Medicine, Western Illness

The New York rap producer has been making music for a long time. He's collaborated with people like GZA, DOOM, and Yasiin Bey, and he's…
Tom Breihan | May 29, 2020 - 11:23 am

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

Every week the Stereogum staff chooses the five best new songs of the week (the eligibility period begins and ends Thursdays right before midnight). This
Stereogum | May 8, 2020 - 5:18 pm

Stream Ka’s Stunning New Album Descendants Of Cain

The Brooklyn rapper and producer Ka does things on his own time. Ka, once a member of the buzzy '90s underground group Natural Ingredients, has…
Tom Breihan | May 7, 2020 - 10:36 am

Ka – “Solitude Of Enoch”

Ka is one of rap's great mythic cult heroes: A Brooklyn native who was once a prospect on New York's underground rap scene and who…
Tom Breihan | May 4, 2020 - 9:36 am

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

Picking the best songs of the week is an inexact science. I mean, obviously we're always 100% objectively correct, but that doesn't mean there isn't…
Stereogum | August 24, 2018 - 4:33 pm

Status Ain't Hood

Ka’s Odyssey Into Greek Mythology

The story, in most of its tellings, goes like this: On the day of her wedding, Eurydice, trying to get away from an extremely horny…
Tom Breihan | August 22, 2018 - 10:19 am

Stream Hermit And The Recluse Orpheus Vs. The Sirens

Ka is a fascinating figure. The Brooklyn rapper and producer is a veteran of the New York rap underground of the '90s, but he's taken…
Tom Breihan | August 20, 2018 - 10:00 am

2016 In Review

The 25 Best Rap Verses Of 2016

Nas proclaimed Hip Hop Is Dead 10 years ago. He had to raise the stakes on the album with a grandiose title and statement to…
Collin Robinson | December 8, 2016 - 12:07 pm

2016 In Review

The 40 Best Rap Albums Of 2016

The larger societal events of the past year had an interesting effect on rap music. Even more than usual, black Americans had to insist, as…
Tom Breihan | December 7, 2016 - 10:25 am

El-P, Killer Mike Defend Ka After Attempted NY Post Hit Piece

The story of the Brooklyn rapper Ka is one of the great inspiring DIY stories in music right now. Ka, a former member of the…
Tom Breihan | August 22, 2016 - 9:47 am

Album Of The Week

Album Of The Week: Ka Honor Killed The Samurai

The Brooklyn rapper and producer Ka spent Saturday, the day he released his new album Honor Killed The Samurai, on the sidewalk outside the empty…
Tom Breihan | August 16, 2016 - 12:34 pm

Ka – “Just” Video

Over the weekend, the great Brooklyn rapper/producer Ka, a DIY one-man factory of hazy and meditative New York rap, released his new album Honor Killed
Tom Breihan | August 15, 2016 - 10:34 am

Status Ain't Hood

Future: Best Rapper Alive?

During Sunday's NFL playoff game between the Carolina Panthers and the Seattle Seahawks, Panthers safety Tre Boston sacked Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson and immediately did…
Tom Breihan | January 20, 2016 - 10:35 am
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