KEXP's Favorite Emerging Rapper Bujemane Releases New Album PBOTY
DA: Tacoma Washington’s Bujemane has developed a cult-like following due to his trademarked melodic style of rapping. Buje puts this on full display on his new album Pboty. Find out why he is one of KEXP’s favorite emerging rappers by listening to his album below.
Audio: Aliano & Jakk Wonders - "When I First Heard Nas"
JW: Born and raised in South Africa, Jakk Wonders is a hip-hop producer/beatsmith. Heavily influenced by an array of producers that make the Johannesburg based beatsmith deliver a gritty sample based production style and at times add a left-field type feel.
OMM: "This freestyle is about what's going on in my life. The first verse was about a past relationship of mine, she had me completely deep in it just to find out she was messing around with a married man. Lol right and the second verse was about what's been on my mind lately." - 5Am dV
MCB: The album showcases a marriage of Marxman's golden era crate alchemy and dusty sensibilities with MC B's ever-varying sense of cadence and stylistic punches. Brought to you by Soulspazm, featuring Statik Selektah and many more, Like Water For Hangovers is the epitome of "Old School, New School need to know this" and can be found wherever you stream or download music.
GCPR: Coming off the release of a brand new video for his single "False Claims", Chicago emcee Kidd.T fires back with his first project of 2018 entitled "Darkstar," executive produced by Bay Area producer CG Beatz. With his versatile style, sound, a unique image and a positive aura, Kidd.T looks to turn heads with this new project available on streaming platforms everywhere.
Biz 3: Saul Williams Launches Kickstarter Campaign For New Musical
One of Hip Hop's most dynamic figures, Saul Williams, is launching Kickstarter for his a new musical titled Neptune Frost, written and directed by the accomplished artist, actor, producer, and writer himself. See a brief description on the project below from Saul, spread the word and stay up to date on all news including forthcoming live dates and appearances at http://saulwilliams.com/.
From an otherworldy village made of recycled computer parts a hacking collective performs the most outrageous hacks in US & world history full of social commentary & gutsy platform takeovers. They are the virtual heroes of a world drawn closer and closer to authoritarian rule until they cross the line that takes them from beloved hackers to first-world terrorists.
Neptune Frost is the love story between an inter-sex runaway, a coltan miner and the virtual marvel born as a result of their union - MartyrLoserKing- the world's #1 trend The Authority seeks to end.
Biz 3: Following his breakout album Harder Than Ever on Quality Control Music / Wolfpack Global Music / Motown / Capitol Records which debuted at #3 on the Billboard 200 chart, ATL's own Lil Baby shares a new video for 'First Class' produced by Quay Global. Directed by Sara Lacombe, the new video highlights the lap of luxury as Baby takes over a private jet with his entourage for a rager.