EARL SWEATSHIRT – SOME RAP SONGS

Earl Sweatshirt’s third album is possibly even more inaccessible than his second. Tracks just sputter into existence unannounced; no intro, often not even a pause after the last. Earl’s vocal sometimes sits so low in the mix its barely audible among the lilting, lo-fi beats. But it’s all intentional, Earl barely lets you in to…

EARL SWEATSHIRT – THE MINT

Earl Sweatshirt fans rejoiced earlier this month on the release of his first new song since 2015 album ‘I Don’t Like Shit…‘, ‘Nowhere2go.’  Now, with the release of a second track entitled ‘The MInt’, it emerges that speculation that an LP was on the way was well-founded.  ‘The Mint’ features a guest appearance from Navy…

VINCE STAPLES – FM!

FM! is Vince Staples’ third studio album, following 2015’s ‘Summertime ’06‘ and 2017’s ‘Big Fish Theory‘.  Released via Def Jam, the album comes primarily produced by Kenny Beats, and features the likes of Jay Rock, Kehlani, Earl Sweatshirt, Buddy and Tyga, among others.  Framed as a radio station takeover, ‘FM!’ features recurring skits hosted by…

EARL SWEATSHIRT – NOWHERE2GO

It’s been over three years since ‘I Don’t Like Shit, I Don’t Go Outside‘, but Earl Sweatshirt is back with a new track entitled ‘Nowhere2go’.  Excitement [well, ours at least!] reached fever pitch when mysterious teaser videos began to surface on Instagram.  Speculation was rife that an album was sure to follow, but for now…

DANNY BROWN – ATROCITY EXHIBITION

Danny Brown says of new album ‘Atrocity Exhibition’ that it’s the album he’s always been trying to make. Now that it’s out – we’re so glad he finally has.  Named after a Joy Division track on which Ian Curtis brands Fame a freak show, the album is every bit as dark and bitter.  Brown’s unhinged…

SAMIYAM – MIRROR FT. EARL SWEATSHIRT [VIDEO]

Although the track eventually found a home on Samiyam’s ‘Animals Have Feelings‘, Early Sweatshirt initially uploaded ‘Mirror‘ as a loosie on SoundCloud.  Three months on from the release of the project, and the producer recruits animator Ruff Mercy [see also Run The Jewel’s ‘Lie, Cheat, Steal‘, Wiley’s ‘Flying‘ and ‘Old English‘ by Young Thug, Freddie Gibbs &…