mental health, SOTBMusic

SOTB Revisits “Gone Wrong”

SOTB revisits one of the awkward moments in DAR history, the track “Gone Wrong.” Its awkwardness stems mainly from SOTB’s own struggles.

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SOTBMusic: An Interview with BLACK AX

Maryland-born, VA-residing artist–and one of my DAR brothers–Jeff Axel, better known as BLACK AX, has been making music for over ten years. The twenty-six-year-old “energy gawd” has always been unique in his approach, mixing crunchy southern instrumentation, soulful vocalization, and enough sauce, percolation, and verbiage to make E-40 do a double take. Coolin in AXELWorld is […]

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New SOTBMusic: @YoungAXELholic – Black Blood Cells

Team DAR’s young boy becomes a man with Black Blood Cells. Picking up right where 2015’s Coolin in AXEL World and various Team DAR appearances left off, Black Ax delivers hard-hitting lyrics over trill-ass beats. The project is one of maturation, as we’re finding a more-mature Ax delving into topics such as loyalty, responsibility, and the […]

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Speed on the Beat’s Top @BigBallinAXEL Tracks

So, the youngest Team DAR member, Jeff “Black Ax” Axel (above), has a birthday today. With that said, I’m going to do something that I’ve, admittedly, slipped on for a second: provide people with my list of favorite tracks from the ENERGY GAWD himself. These are in no particular order, by the way. “Out Here […]

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