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Busdriver: Perfect Hair [Album Review]

KevinNottingham.comKevinNottingham.com – The Underground Hip Hop Authority | Hip Hop Music, Videos & Reviews Before Danny Brown coined his cartoonish flow and inflection, before Open Mike Eagle spit off-timed raps over absurd instrumentals, and before Milo referenced Schopenhauer and Latin proverbs, there was Busdriver. One of rap’s most unsung “weirdo” heroes, Busdriver has been pushing […]

Statik Selektah: What Goes Around [Album Review]

KevinNottingham.comKevinNottingham.com – The Underground Hip Hop Authority | Hip Hop Music, Videos & Reviews Relatively fresh on the heels of last year’s Extended Play, Statik Selektah gives us What Goes Around, which couldn’t have come along at a better time, ending a summer chock full of robotic-sounding experimental R&B and vapid raps with a little […]

Shabazz Palaces: Lese Majesty [Album Review]

KevinNottingham.comKevinNottingham.com – The Underground Hip Hop Authority | Hip Hop Music, Videos & Reviews In 2011, when Shabazz Palaces dropped their Sub Pop debut, they painted a pretty unique soundscape. Rather than the shimmering, candy-coated rap fellow Seattle duo Macklemore and Ryan Lewis was creating, Black Up shone like a stainless steel spaceship. Though there […]

Ab-Soul: These Days… [Album Review]

On his 2012 album Control System, Ab-Soul had a song with Danny Brown called “Terrorist Threats.” It featured Jhene Aiko’s vocals whispering in the background and a synth that was softer than linen. The vocals, on the other hand, were anything but soft. Ab-Soul made reference to everything from Babylon and Hitler causing 9/11 to […]