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Breaks With Tradition

Breaks With Tradition: “A Garden Of Peace”

It happened again: Someone sampled "A Garden Of Peace."
Nate Patrin | March 18, 2019 - 11:55 am

Status Ain't Hood

Six Albums That Prove Underground Rap Is In A Great Place Right Now

This is a complete bullshit occurs-to-you-in-the-shower thought, but bear with me here: Trap music is our disco. It's our late-'10s equivalent of what was happening…
Tom Breihan | May 17, 2017 - 2:50 pm


Who’s Who On Kendrick Lamar’s To Pimp A Butterfly

Even after less than a week's worth of impressions, To Pimp A Butterfly leaves a distinct impression: Kendrick Lamar needs a lot of collaborators to…
Nate Patrin | March 18, 2015 - 1:42 pm

More Knxwledge stories

Stream Roc Marciano & Knxwledge dntaskmefrshit. EP

In recent years, the California producer Knxwledge has brought his broken, fractured beats to artists like Anderson .Paak and Mach-Hommy. And today, he's released a…
Tom Breihan | July 27, 2018 - 2:44 pm

Wavves, Ryan Hemsworth Remix The Street Fighter 2 Theme

Cali rock band Wavves know video games. They styled their music video for "Stupid In Love" like one. Their video for "Leave" is literally Grand
Sophie Israelsohn | November 15, 2017 - 5:19 pm

Stream Knxwledge WT.PRT.11_

Today, LA producer Knxwledge adds another album to his collection of 80+ projects on Bandcamp. Following his collaboration with Anderson .Paak dubbed NxWorries and his…
Margaret Farrell | June 16, 2017 - 1:40 pm

Stream Mach-Hommy & Knxwledge The Spook…

The LA-based producer Knxwledge has half of the duo NxWorries along with Anderson .Paak; last year, they released the great album Yes Lawd! together. And…
Tom Breihan | May 11, 2017 - 4:02 pm

NxWorries – “Scared Money” Video

Anderson .Paak and Knxwledge have a project called NxWorries, and last year the funky duo released their debut album Yes Lawd! "Scared Money" is one…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | April 11, 2017 - 2:31 pm

Watch Anderson .Paak Turn NxWorries’ Tonight Show Debut Into A Theatrical Production

The the early '70s all over again: Constant and unending turmoil in the White House, forward-thinking soul music on our stereos. In the past year,…
Tom Breihan | February 15, 2017 - 8:42 am

NxWorries – “Sidepiece” Video

2016 MVP candidate Anderson .Paak and sample-sculptor extraordinaire Knxwledge dropped Yes Lawd! last fall, and its infectious retro soul vibes further solidified that we can…
Collin Robinson | January 5, 2017 - 2:55 pm

Action Bronson – “Durag Vs. Headband” (Feat. Big Body Bes) Video

Action Bronson has been spending a lot of time hosting shows on Viceland lately. And during the latest episode of his food show Fuck, That's
Peter Helman | October 21, 2016 - 12:24 am

Stream NxWorries (Anderson .Paak & Knxwledge) Yes Lawd!

The scarily talented Californian sing-rapper Anderson .Paak is having a better year than just about anyone else in music, and he's just come out with…
Tom Breihan | October 14, 2016 - 10:09 am

NxWorries – “Get Bigger / Do U Luv”

The super funky West Coast duo NxWorries, made up of the ascendant Anderson .Paak and beatsmith Knxwledge, are set to follow up last year's sleek…
Collin Robinson | October 7, 2016 - 10:44 am

NxWorries (Anderson .Paak & Knxwledge) – “Lyk Dis”

Late last year, when we were all just learning who the frighteningly gifted Californian sing-rapper Anderson .Paak was, he teamed up with the very promising…
Tom Breihan | September 19, 2016 - 11:15 am

Earl Sweatshirt – “Balance” (Feat. Knxwledge)

Earl Sweatshirt's been pretty quiet this year so far -- before the minute-long instrumental "Pelicula" from earlier this month, the last we heard from him…
James Rettig | August 17, 2016 - 10:25 am

Stream Knxwledge WT.9.8_ & HEX10.

Last year, when most of us were still figuring out who Anderson .Paak was, he teamed up with the Los Angeles producer Knxwledge to form…
Tom Breihan | August 2, 2016 - 10:13 am