WHEW LAWD! Now if I could bring back any defunct group from the ether, it’d have to be New Kingdom.
Damn. Where do I even start with this one.
clipping. is a Los Angeles experimental rap group composed of two producers, William Hutson and Jonathan Snipes and emcee Daveed Diggs, the trio good friends who discovered that they could make beautiful music together by combining Diggs’ speedy gangsta raps over Hutson and Snipes’ staticky, aggravating glitch noise.
Of course I had to put down a few words about this one.
Now, to be quite honest, I’m not going to go into Compton native Kendrick Lamar‘s bio too much, there’s plenty about him all over the blogosphere, but, for the completely uninitiated, here’s my less-than-30-words-summary: California rapper hailed as the next big thing due to his impressive lyricism, strong storytelling skills, and a penchant for deep introspection and social commentary…ya bish.