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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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Retrospective: Johnson&Jonson

While this Blu-affiliated group only saw one official release, its eponymous 2008 album, Johnson&Jonson still manages to kick all sorts of lyrical ass. Let’s take a few paragraphs to break down why. I mean, this is an album that, even among Blu fans, still doesn’t, to me, get its just due. And it should, because […]

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A Goofy Movie is an Underrated Disney Classic

Rant time on in three, two, one… Perhaps my millennial views are showing a bit too much with this title, but I feel that 1995’s A Goofy Movie is an underrated Disney classic. Stick with me here, Frozen and The Lion King diehards. I know what you’re thinking. “How dare Speed talk about A Goofy Movie as being among […]

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