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New Music: @MikeMelinoe – "Begonia"

From artist rep: It might surprise you that a creator of punishingly hallucinatory rap music like Mike Melinoe would name a song “Begonia” after the multicolored flower. The song finds the halfway point between beauty and ugliness, calm and “tension building”- a flower halfway dead. It starts with phrase on bells that starts hopeful and ends […]

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Stop Under-appreciating @PharoaheMonch

Photo Credit: Pharoahe Monch’s Twitter This one will be short, sweet and to the point. Ladies and gentlemen, if you have yet to experience the verbal veracity that is a Pharoahe Monch verse, sit down, shut up, and listen. I mean, it’s his birthday after all. Aside from celebrating his born day, the man has […]

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Rejected: The Story of Georgia Pine

In today’s “Rejected,” we’re going back in time. Back to before Ms. Pink Jacket. Back before Maranda. Nope, we’re going back to sixth grade and a story that helped shaped the long-standing friendship between myself and True.In sixth grade, I had one thing on my mind outside of getting the best grades possible: girls. I […]

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New Music: @bigflock187 – The Great Depression

I don’t even need 300 words for this project. I’ll sum it up in three: this shit goes. Featuring guest appearances from everyone from 21 Savage on “Black KKK” (featured on the site yesterday) to Visto, the project feels distinctly D.C. while still not being pigeonholed within some of the stereotypes (unfairly) held against rappers […]

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New Music: @BigFlock187 x @21Savage – "Black KKK"

“Black KKK” is the newest track from DC-based artist Big Flock. An interesting title to say the least. When I first saw the title, I eagerly anticipated where they were going to go with it. When asked of the song’s genesis and inspiration for its title, via Noisey Music, Flock answered: “My life inspired me. My daughter, the death […]

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