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Status Ain't Hood

Status Ain’t Hood: The Meditative Chamber-Rap Of Dr. Yen Lo

The classic sound of New York rap, the late-'80s/early-'90s style that we most often associate with the city, is based entirely around the drums, and…
Tom Breihan | May 27, 2015 - 5:33 pm

Straight To Video

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

Last Friday was the Fourth Of July, which meant we didn't run one of these lists. But the videos kept piling up, and so we're…
Tom Breihan | July 11, 2014 - 9:51 am

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Stream Dr. Yen Lo Days With Dr. Yen Lo

The Brooklyn rapper Ka likes to do things on his own. Most of the time, he raps and produces everything on his records by himself.
Tom Breihan | May 18, 2015 - 1:23 pm

Dr. Ken Lo – “Day 3″ Video

Brooklyn rapper Ka has a flickering, incantory take on New York boom-bap that comes entirely from the man himself; he barely ever works with anyone…
Tom Breihan | March 19, 2015 - 2:07 pm

Ka – “Still Heir” Video

Last year, the meditative Brooklyn rapper and producer Ka self-released the dark and absorbing The Night's Gambit, one of last year's best rap albums. This…
Tom Breihan | July 7, 2014 - 3:24 pm