Rejected: The Story of Maranda

Before Ms. Pink Jacket, there was another young woman I crushed on. And just like Ms. Pink Jacket, I learned a lot through my experiences with her. Heck, you could argue that there’d be no SOTB without today’s story. Ladies and Gentleman, I give you “The Story of Maranda.” Hopefully, folks closer to her don’t […]

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Donuts: A Perfect Album

In 2006, I was your typical teenage basement producer. I played around with a few soul flips like Kanye (for instance, remaking and re-visioning his “Can’t Nobody” beat to talk about that whole “MPJ situation”). I did some trunk-rattling epicness. But, something felt missing. My beats, while still “feasible,” still felt hollow. They felt like […]

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