Vic Spencer Talks Rapping Bastard with Gabe Mendoza
Chicago for the last decade has been producing some of hip hop’s finest emcees and producers including local standout Vic Spencer. On the grind rapping and performing longer than most, Vic recently dropped his best work to date with The Rapping Bastard. Vocalo’s Senior Hip Hop Corespondent Gabe Mendoza talks with Vic about his new album, and working with unknown producers outside of Chicago. Vic also talks about the need to “find more ears” and what he’ll have to do to expand his sound. Check it out.
The WHOevers’ new single and video Burn is what you need to keep in rotation for a minute. I especially dig the behind the scenes look at the life of Whoevers group members, J. Author DotKom over a cozy laid back production. Peep.
Since the release of 1991’s “I Wish My Brother George Was Here,” Del The Funky Homosapien has been on of the most clever MC’s. Jesse Menendez spoke with Del about the orogins of his style as well as the impetus for his sci-fi themed Deltron 3030 project.
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Gabe Mendoza Goes into The Grindhouse with Doc Da Mindbenda
Chicago producer Doc Da Mindbenda talks with Vocalo’s Senior Hip Hop Correspondent Gabe Mendoza about his new album, Welcome To The Grindhouse. Doc discusses how he and his production broke in to the Chicago hip hop scene, how a random act of faith landed him in the booth with Mic Terror and how classic albums like Enter Da Stage helped influence his style.
Slot-A got beats, but he also keen ear for the perfect sample, the perfect drums, and executing the perfect sound. Slot’s 3rd instrumental album, Power of Intention features previous unreleased beats and presented by the good folks at DJBOOTH.NET.