DIZZEE RASCAL – PAGANS

Dizzee Rascal’s ‘Pagans’ is possibly the best thing to come from the Grime legend since his seminal ‘Boy In Da Corner’.  The beat [courtesy of Footsie, who contributed to the Dizzee’s aforementioned debut] is of exactly the kind Grime fans have been gagging to hear Mr. Rascal on for years, and the ridiculous martial arts…

ACTION BRONSON – BLUE CHIPS 2

Premiered via Noisey, Action Bronson teams up with Party Supplies once again for his follow up to last year’s ‘Blue Chips’, and delivers in spades.  On the one hand, we get exactly what we all want from Bronsolini: fine dining infused bragadocio with that trademark Queens drawl.  On the other, he and Party Supplies provide…

CZARFACE [INSPECTAH DECK X 7L & ESOTERIC] – CZARFACE

This release from Wu-Tang legend and underground producers 7L & Esoteric sounds like its come straight out of the nineties but simultaneously feels modern and relevant.  The production is unbelievably good, sampling an outrageous number of films in a possible nod to the Wu-Tang production style of old.  This high standard is more than matched…

CZARFACE [INSPECTAH DECK X 7L & ESOTERIC] – CZARFACE

The release of ‘It’s Raw’ earlier this month whet our appetites for this collaborative effort, and the album itself is finally here.  As hoped, it is heavy on the samples and nineties’ influence.  With help from DJ Premier, the beats are classic and timeless.  The verses from INS are good, but its the guest bars…