Ugly Heroes, the group consisting of producer Apollo Brown and rappers Red Pill and Verbal Kent, have joined forces to release their self-titled album on May 28th via Mello Music Group. Fresh from remixing the latest Ghostface Killah & Adrian Younge “Twelve Reasons To Die” album entitled “The Brown Tape,” Apollo Brown has now focused his energy developing Verbal Kent and Red Pill for the upcoming album release, creating an album that is a must-have for any hip hop fan.
Today, enjoy the first album leak from the album for the song “Graves.”
Apollo Brown, Verbal Kent, and Red Pill recently sat down with UHF Cable Access Channel 43 for an interview about their new self-titled group album “UGLY HEROES” that drops 5/28/13. Hear what the record is about and check the album previews!
An Ugly Hero is considered a myth. Growing up, the heroes we saw in cartoons and movies were perfectly chiseled, intelligent, and had senses none of us possess. An UGLY HERO is the everyday blue collar individual that makes the world go ’round. These are the heroes that work hard all day, everyday to help ensure that the lives around them are taken care of, and do it all without recognition. They wear themselves into the ground and sacrifice vanity for family.
Roughly 16 years ago, Bryan Singer’s The Usual Suspects was released in theatres to high praise from critics and relatively low turnouts from moviegoers. Kevin Spacey, playing a character by the name of Verbal Kent, used his ability of observation, wit, and intelligence to create a narrative that would simultaneously keep the detectives interested and pull the wool right over their eyes. Five years after the release of this film, an MC from the Windy City decided that he would use the Verbal Kent moniker. Since 2003, Verbal Kent has been one of the hardest working MCs dropping a total of six albums. With all of the hard work and noteworthy collaborations he has had over his career, sometimes, just like in the Bryan Singer film, It …