Tag Archive for rap

‘the combination made my eyes bleed’

Wugazi – 13 Chambers (self-released, 2011) Obviously this album layers Wu-Tang rhymes over Fugazi post-rock to create the ultimate tribute to the early 90’s.  What might not be so obvious before listening to the album is how well these diverse groups fit together.  Like Danger Mouse and Jaydiohead before them, Cecil Otter, Swiss Andy, Plain Ole Bill and Adam Constable… Read more →

Wugazi = Doomtree + Wu-Tang + Fugazi = Awesome

In these days when most are too jaded to even waste their time claiming ‘hip-hop is dead’, the Minneapolis-based Doomtree collective continue to put out exciting releases from P.O.S., Dessa and most recently Simms.  Today they leaked the first track off their Wugazi project.  Joining the likes of Danger Mouse‘s Grey Album and Jaydiohead‘s mixtapes, Sleep Rules Everything Around Me… Read more →

ILSUDH2 is on holiday in Cambodia, but left you with 16 albums for 16 days for 16 moods

ILSUHD2 will be on a posting hiatus for two weeks while on holiday in Cambodia and Thailand from March 26th – April 10th, but this does not mean you have to start listening to 106.7 KBPI or your city’s equivalent…we’ve got you covered! With all the interviews, features and live shows lately, we’ve gotten pretty behind on album recommendations.  We’re… Read more →

R.I.P. Nate Dogg

1969 – 2011 Nate Dogg has passed away at the age of 41.  Details of his death have yet to be released, but he had suffered a stroke in both 2007 and 2008, the first one leaving the left side of his body paralyzed.  Nate Dogg was an invaluable asset to the second Golden Age of Rap, know as the… Read more →