A couple years back, everyone thought Joey Bada$$ was the one to watch from Brooklyn. He did Golden Era husky rap like few in his bracket. But then the Underachievers bombarded the scene with Indigoism showing shades of another great rap duo in Outkast but with the gruffness of Black Moon and Boot Camp. This is a preview of their soon-to-debut album. Listen after the jump.
Avoiding fatal traps in the social minefield of the ghetto can be hazardous to your health, Smif N Wessun explain. The assist from JR Kelly make a yard-style Brooklyn reggae riff seem less drowsy at times than some hybrid tracks.
These guys are working together well on this track and fit it with an impressive visual. Endless metaphors about elevation and flight make me sure there’s more good music on the way from Underachievers. Whenever they touch down.
In this short documentary, JAY Z’s Life+Times takes an unprecedented behind the scenes look at the creation of JAY Z’s Barclays Center opening concerts.
On Thursday, August 16, Paperbox in Brooklyn was host to a free Juicy J concert. In addition to Juicy J, there were performances from Black Dave and Johnny Nelson. Music was provided by Venus X and Helen Harris. All photos taken by Lucas Farrar/Far Fetched Future.