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Nat Turner

Called after a U.S. slave rebellion head, the group Nat Turner began as Dark Milk’s backing music group. Featuring Malik Hunter on bass, Zebulun “Z” Horton on electric guitar, and Aaron “Ab” Abernathy on keyboards, the group toured using the Detroit MC since 2010, nonetheless it wasn’t until 2016 that …

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Moosh & Twist

Philadelphia hip-hop duo Moosh & Twist talk about a lifelong relationship given birth to of their mutual like for music. In quality college, DeQuincy “Moosh” Coleman-McRae and Oliver “Twist” Feighan struck in the friendship that could eventually result in a musical relationship in senior high school, when they mixed abilities …

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Mick Jenkins

Delivered in Huntsville, Alabama in 1991 and raised in the South Aspect of Chicago, MC/poet Mick Jenkins (whose true initial name is Jayson) produced a direct effect in the first 2010s’ Chicago hip-hop picture along with his socially conscious, intelligent lyrics and difficult yet unforced delivery more than acid jazz-influenced …

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Scott Storch

Scott Storch’s knack for setting up dazzling key pad lines resulted in a burgeoning job being a musically blessed producer by the first 2000s after aligning himself with production duties for high-profile rappers such as for example Snoop Dogg and Busta Rhymes. A long time before Storch was crafting whole …

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Clear Soul Forces

Detroit MCs E-fave (Emile Manette), Ilajide (Kortez Marion), J-Roc (Jarred Douglas), and L.A.Z. (Jarrel Lowman) produced Clear Soul Pushes in the wake of the spur-of-the-moment studio ending up in Motor Town rap veteran Royce da 5’9″. Through their Bandcamp web page, CSF issued several small-scale produces across 2010, 2011, and …

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Hawthorne Headhunters

The smooth neo-soul/R&B collective Hawthorne Headhunters was spearheaded simply by Dark Spade (aka Stoney Rock) in 2007. After shifting from St. Louis to LA, the rapper/maker discovered a common relationship in fellow suppliers and St. Louis natives Proh Mic and I, Ced. The three began recording together, getting on vocalist …

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WZRD

The short description of WZRD is that it’s rapper Kid Cudi’s rock project with producer Dot da Genius as co-conspirator, however the relationship and idea go further back again than one might think. Both had discussed a rock-influenced group in the past when Genius was focusing on Cudi’s demos and …

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The Niceguys

Upon their formation in the University of Houston in 2006, The Nice Guys stuck out using their contemporaries in the Houston rap scene with hip fashion sense and broad music tastes. Circumventing the syrup-fueled southern audio of Paul Wall structure and Chamillionaire, the group discovered inspiration in substitute rap works …

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The Money Making Jam Boys

The Money Building Jam Males, featuring Philadelphia MCs Dice Natural, the Origins’ Dark Thought, and Pickup truck North, along with Porn, announced their formation in November 2007 with programs to release materials inspired by hard-hitting East Coastline hip-hop. By the finish of the entire year, the group released a free …

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Metermaids

Looking similar to L.A. skater punks than normal rappers, the Metermaids blend rock using their rap to create music in the design of N.E.R.D. or the Great Kids instead of, state, Limp Bizkit. After conference in 2006, MCs Swell and Phrase found that they had a distributed like for indie …

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