There is something wondrous about the music of Clams Casino. It's hard to believe that the he was once a physical therapist student making beats on the side for fun. Indeed, he does not think like ordinary producers.
The holidays have been a busy time for mixtapes, and New Years is proving to be yet another great day for new releases. We already heard OG Maco's The Lord Of Rage mixtape, and now Robb Banks has delivered on the promise of his No Rooftops project.
"Betcha Rozay never ever heard no shit like this," Denzel Curry rapped earlier this year on his track "Lord Vader Kush II," contrasting his own trippy sound with the in-your-face pomp of his hometown's biggest rap export.
We recently teamed up with 40 Oz Van for his annual 40 Oz Bounce event, which went down in Washington, D.C., this year. After 40 made his way back to NYC, he came into the office to give us a play-by-play of the event.