LIVE EXCLUSIVE | Between the Lines: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie + Zadie Smith @ Schomburg Center (Link to LiveStream included)
On The Wire: #MikeWillBeenTrill Mixtape + Other Misc Trap Vids
Here’s Mike Will’s #MikeWillBeenTrill tape and a couple of visuals from this past week’s drops from some of your favorite trap artists as well as other miscellaneous videos that I enjoyed watching for the first time last night.
Xcursionary Tales: GOLDPYRMDZ X Rosegold, Rooftop Session @ Williamsburg 3/11/2014
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.
Sh*t I [+You] Missed: Noble Silence/NegroClash “The Activator Mix”, via Fool’s Gold
FUNK AIN’T DEAD/ LIVE LONG THE FUNK, AND NOTHING BUT THE FUNK.
Travelogue: Day 2 in D.C. / ON THE WIRE: E. Oks “Back Up, Black Out”
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.