Tag Archives: Nas

2012 Top Ten List Spotlight: Stevie Zoom

For the rest of the year, we’ll be spotlighting our KEXP DJs Top Albums of 2012, leading up to our 2012 Top Album Countdown, as voted on by our listeners! Voting ends on Friday, December 21st, so let us know your favorites now, and tune in on Friday, December 28th to hear if your picksRead more...

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Tuesday Music News

Without much notice or fanfare, SBTRKT has released another new track on his Soundcloud account. The newest surprise song, “Terminal”, follows the late-July release of the track “Gloss“. There’s no word on whether or not these tracks will feature on an upcoming release. Listen to “Terminal” below.

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Out This Week 7/17

Although many Seattleites may have this weekend’s Capitol Hill Block Party on their minds, there’s a flurry of new music this week to keep your ears busy until this weekend. Easily the week’s highest profile release, Frank Ocean‘s Channel Orange is turning out to be one of the frontrunners for 2012′s Album of the Year.Read more...

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Live Review: Jay Electronica @ Bumbershoot 9/5

Sunday 5.45pm Fisher Green Stage It’s funny that the widely-hailed hip hop visionary and emcee’s emcee Jay Electronica is credited for revolutionizing rap music by being best known for completely removing one of the central ingredients of rap music: the beat. Jay’s penchant for beatless spoken word/rap poetry is clear during his Bumbershoot set; almostRead more...

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33 1/3 Odyssey: Nas’ Illmatic

by Chris Estey 33 1/3 is a series of pocket-sized books, each volume focusing on a single album. This is the seventeenth installment of our attempt to read all 57 (and counting) of these things, and to scribble some impressions of each. As always, please keep in mind that it’s always just one writer’s opinion,Read more...

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