"At first I was scrambling, but in the time since, I’ve done some of my most notable shit. I just kind of go where it takes me."
Sober and with Arcitype producing by his side, a Boston hip-hop stalwart modifies his craft and hustle
Behind the visor with the Brockton hip-hop artist behind ‘Nothing’
“[Dolan] got a lot of attention because he is very anti-authority. We didn’t gel. That was not the time for us to gel. But later, when Bush won his second [term], he came to me like, ‘Are we going to throw bricks through windows or what?’”
Orchard Park taught him how to master his Proper Finessments. Now it’s time for heads in Boston and beyond to make way for a Rox star
“I write primarily for black women, especially fat black women,” Blaze said. “There just isn’t enough for us. … I mean, how many times can we listen to cishet men on the radio be like, ‘I’m gonna disrespect you?’"
"These guys really understood what it took to battle. They weren’t just giving out stupid silly punchlines. It went beyond that. They really understood how to work a crowd and how to weave runs and themes through the short battle."
“A lot of the early punk scene in Boston was started in art galleries ... That was no coincidence—these galleries could see that a lot of cool stuff was going on.”
“Hip-hop was never meant to be here,” Moe Pope told the crowd of family, friends, and artistic associates who came out for the event.