We interviewed Black Milk. Again. It’s one thing to interview one of the best hip hop producers out right now and someone you stylistically look up to over the phone but to get the chance to meet them in person and do it all again is something to treasure, not only for the experience but as a way of sharing the insights of a talented…

We interviewed Black Milk and asked him about his latest album, No Poison No Paradise, his approach to sampling and some of his favourite albums. Imagine spending 20 minutes or so on the phone with one of the best producers in the game at the moment, talking about sampling and all things musical. That’s exactly what happened when we interviewed Detroit MC/producer Black Milk. Candid…

Black Milk’s poignant video for “Sunday’s Best/Monday’s Worst” is now available to stream. Buzz for Black Milk’s latest album No Poison No Paradise is bigger than a beekeeper’s orchard so to keep the flow going, his video for double single Sunday’s Best/Monday’s Worst is now up on YouTube. The visuals were directed by Black Milk himself alongside co-director, Gerard Victor (Elzhi’s Halftime, Black Milk’s Black…

Detroit’s Theo Parrish talks about his love of crate digging in Electronic Beats’ Slices DVD magazine. This is actually from a year ago but it’s new to us so we’ll treat it as such. Electronic Beats is a quarterly-published magazine dedicated to electronic music and as part of their Slices DVD feature, they followed Theo Parrish around a couple of Dutch record stores as he…

The re-release of Quelle Chris’ 2011 album Shotgun & Sleek Rifle has dropped today via Mello Music Group, with help from House Shoes, Roc Marciano and Danny Brown. The last time we featured Quelle Chris on Sampleface, he was on a track with Metabeats and performed really well, riding the beat like a veteran. Since then, the Detroit rapper/producer has been announced as an accompanying rapper…

Black Milk’s Perfected On Puritan Ave. gives a heavy taste of things to come with his new album. When you’ve worked with Detroit’s hip hop finest and made a name for yourself, you’ve got a choice of experimentation or keeping it the same. Black Milk’s calibre of production means he can touch on different styles and still sound so fresh. That is precisely what he’s…

Detroit’s Big Sean discusses his city’s current state but Kendrick Lamar steals the show with some incredibly hard bars. There’s a buzz going around the hip hop world right now. The person responsible for this is Kendrick Lamar, who stole the show on Big Sean’s track Control. But before we get to that, let’s focus on the Detroit rapper and his bars where he touches…

Waajeed releases his Natives EP under his Electric Street Orchestra moniker. We love Waajeed here at Sampleface. Under Bling47, he debunked the mysteries surrounding Dilla and as a member of the Platinum Pied Pipers, he put together some dope sample-based hip hop. But today, we’re talking about a new name and a new project. Electric Street Orchestra is the techno side of Waajeed, influenced by…