Underrated Audio aims to provide you with some dope looks from the last seven days that flew under most peoples' radars. While they may have received front-page placement on HNHH, they didn't get as many views as they deserve, so we shine a little more light on them right here.
Breaking news: The NFL is corrupt! Because rappers wanting to be athletes and vice versa is sort of a running motif, a few have weighed in with their thoughts about the Ray Rice/NFL cover-up situation. Some made more sense than others.
Yesterday we got a new collaboration from Riff Raff and Action Bronson, with guitar-strumming production from The Alchemist. This isn't the first time these two oddballs (I say that in the best way possible) have collabed, they proved they had great chemistry with "Bird On A Wire" from two years ago.
When hip-hop began, samples were all that DJs and producers had to construct instrumental tracks with. They'd dig through crates of vinyl trying to find isolated drum breaks, melodies or vocals that they could repurpose for use in hip-hop music.
Early yesterday, "Easy Rider," the debut single from Action Bronson's upcoming debut album premiered on Hot 97, and after hearing the radio rip, we now have the high-quality version (and some very fitting, trippy artwork).