Posts tagged "DaVinci"

Rapper DaVinci Gets a Police Beat-Down in ‘Dog Meat’ Video

There’s a famous scene in Spike Lee’s 25th Hour where Ed Norton talks about his life and New York City, introducing every part of it with…
Dan Reilly / May 21, 2014

Wavves’ Sweet Valley Meet Rap Bruiser DaVinci on Goofy-Great ‘Ghetto Cuisine’

Ghetto Cuisine is a collaboration between Sweet Valley, the beatmaking project from Wavves’ Nathan Williams and his brother Kynan, and DaVinci, a cultish Bay Area…
Brandon Soderberg / April 24, 2014

Hear DaVinci’s Mixtape, Produced by Wavves’ Sweet Valley Offshoot

Wavves main man Nathan Williams and his sibling Joel (a.k.a. Kynan) have been making weed-infused beats for a couple of years under the moniker Sweet…
Dan Reilly / April 10, 2014

Sample Sweet Valley’s ‘Jenova’ Christmastime Beat Tape With Appropriately Festive Teaser

Shortly before he shared the new Wavves song, “Sail to the Sun,” Nathan Williams let Facebook know his Sweet Valley project has got a fresh…
Chris Martins / December 20, 2012

No Trivia’s Friday Five: DaVinci Takes You Back to 2004

Kendrick Lamar sure did dodge a bullet by not having to use Lady Gaga singing all self-satisfied like she's in the semi-finals of American Idol…
Brandon Soderberg / November 9, 2012

Hear DaVinci’s Swaggering ‘Nothin Finna Stop Me’

One of SPIN’s 5 Best New Artists for October, San Francisco MC DaVinci maintains “one foot in the decades-old tradition of confessional, slightly askew Bay…
Chris Martins / October 25, 2012

5 Best New Artists for October ’12

From a loud but lithe Brooklyn noise-rock trio to an slightly off-kilter, tongue-twisting Bay Area rapper to a forward-looking Floridian Art&B poet: here are five…
SPIN Staff / October 1, 2012

No Trivia’s Friday Five: Lil Wayne Ain’t Crazy, He Just Thinks Our Justice System Is Nuts

That video of Lil Wayne's deposition getting lots of LOLs isn't evidence that he's lost his marbles. It's proof of the American legal system's absurdity,…
Brandon Soderberg / September 29, 2012