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Winston Scarlett of Williamsburg, NY is the owner of Slackgaze, a zine covering the organic, unfolding developments of our generation’s whereabouts, lives, experiences, hopes and desires that document the effort of those creating and building for subsequent generations thereafter.
After deciding to fade the hell out of now-hypefest SXSW – and gladly so – I linked up with GOLDPYRMDZ’s Max Hliva and Smokers Cough’s Rosegold at their residency in Williamsburg in Brooklyn.
Yesterday, I spent a total of 12 hours listening to Oks’ tape to determine my objective view on this body of work. From the 13 tracks, I’ve picked 8 that I feel are the most exceptional and representative of his aesthetic, flow, craft, reason, epistemology, and overall character as an artist and creative human being. This was a tough analysis, but here are my final thoughts.
I hit up my boy Mensa Kondo, a D.C.-native fine artist, to see if I could come through to chill with him at his spot and rap about his latest projects, plans for the year, and peep these super rare Yu-Gi-Oh! cards his art students gave him that afternoon. Check the goods.