From cutting his teeth at the legendary Good Life open mics in the early ’90s to rocking shows all over the world, Pigeon John has made a name for himself as one of hip hop’s most consistently outstanding live performers. Beyond the enthralling energy inherent on stage, Pigeon crafts witty, humorous records tackling the pitfalls of the human condition in his own unique way. His new album Dragon Slayer, a collaboration with Herve Salters, is void of any guest rappers or producers for the first time. The uncharted waters of Pigeon’s new music will be further explored as he takes the show on the road this fall alongside Dark Time Sunshine and DJ Abilities. Read on as we discuss the origins of his career, De La Soul, and the finer points of Taco Bell. …MORE
Released by Plug Research Records
Exile has built up his name as a producer over the years and could quite possibly be the best producer in the Los Angles scene currently. His Radio album that dropped last year was one of the more creative instrumental projects to ever grace the hip hop genre and it's his new release, AM/FM, that gets the "...reworked/remixed/new compositions and interpretations" as listed in a press release. Never one to be dull, Exile and compadres bring new life to the familiar soundscapes that were found on Radio. If you had ...