Open Mike Eagle, ‘4NML HSPTL’ (Fake Four)
Release Date: June 26, 2012
Label: Fake Four
The world hates backpackers; what’s a sardonically funny L.A. MC to do — at least Danny Brown likes him.
“I like the view from on top,” Kelela taunts on the ghostly trap-noir track “Gomenasai” off of the new Hallucinogen EP, her voice floating higher until it disappears like a loosed balloon into a cloud of synths. It must feel nice up there: The Los Angeles singer has been gunning for the peak so hard that she wrote her 2013… More »