Electronic

Tay Devenny - Vancouver/Palme

UK emcee Tay Devenny drops the eerie and atmospheric “vancouver/Palme”. Hope you all had a wonderful Christmas yesterday. This might not coincide with your cheery seasonal feelings but the music is buoyant in its own way. It’s only been a month since Tay Devenny released his collab EP, Arc, with producer ฬเןl and as a Christmas …

Hip Hop

12 Days of Early 90's Hip Hop - Day 12

A sad day is upon us as we say goodbye to Christmas and 12 Days of Early 90’s Hip Hop but not before we hear from Gravediggaz… N****mortis/ 6 Feet Deep – Gravediggaz (1994) Produced by Prince Paul, RZA, & others Taking the final spot in the early 90’s countdown is an album I love with …

12 Days of Early 90's Hip Hop
Hip Hop

12 Days of Early 90's Hip Hop - Day 10

The antepenultimate Day 10 of 12 Days of Early 90’s Hip Hop and we’ve finally leaped into the future. Well, 1994 anyway… NAS – Illmatic (1994) Produced by DJ Premier, Large Professor, Q-Tip, Pete Rock and others I previously proclaimed that Enter the Wu: 36 Chambers was the greatest Hip Hop album of all time, …

12 Days of Early 90's Hip Hop
Hip Hop

12 Days of Early 90's Hip Hop - Day 9

So, it’s Day 9 of 12 Days of Early 90’s Hip Hop and we’re on a Quest in 1993… Midnight Marauders – A Tribe Called Quest (1993) Produced by A Tribe Called Quest, Large Professor and Skeff Anselm You couldn’t have a definitive list of early 90’s Hip Hop without including Q-Tip and crew. This …

12 Days of Early 90's Hip Hop
Hip Hop

12 Days of Early 90's Hip Hop - Day 8

We’re onto Day 8 of 12 Days of Early 90’s Hip Hop and we’re entering the 36 Chambers tonight… Enter The Wu Tang: 36 Chambers – Wu Tang Clan Produced by RZA, ODB, Method Man and Ghostface Killah We live in an age where superlatives are passed around like corporate bribes at the annual Tory …

12 Days of Early 90's Hip Hop
Hip Hop

12 Days of Early 90's Hip Hop - Day 7

Happy new year on Day 7 of 12 Days of Early 90’s Hip Hop and The Oynx is here… Bacdafucup – Onyx (1993) Produced by Chyskillz, Kool Tee, Jam Master Jay and Jeff Harris This debut album from Onyx made the sort of impact one more readily associates with a heavy-duty post-apocalyptic street assault. It’s …

12 Days of Early 90's Hip Hop
Hip Hop

12 Days of Early 90's Hip Hop - Day 4

Day 4 of 12 Days of Early 90’s Hip Hop and we’re onto 1993. Menace II Society Soundtrack – Various Artists (1993) Produced by Various Producers I start with the first of the albums released in hip hop’s most golden of years: 1993. I was 14 and knocking about with inappropriate boys. I was too young …

12 Days of Early 90's Hip Hop