DJ Burn One

Producer on A$AP Ferg’s “Shabba” Claims RCA Paid Him $500 by Calling Trap Lord a Mixtape

In 2013, A$AP Mob member A$AP Ferg broke out as a solo artist with a vicious and catchy single titled "Shabba." Ferg's record label RCA released the…
Tosten Burks / January 3, 2018

G-Funk Stalwart Kokane (and Friends) Deliver Laid-Back Wisdom on ‘Grief and His Due’

Rap nerd alert! Rap nerd alert! Here we have the return of Kokane—the smooth-talking, singing, rapping, and wisdom-imparting MC perhaps best known for his super…
Brandon Soderberg / May 29, 2014

No Trivia’s Rap Songs of the Week: Action Bronson Is About to Get His Axl Rose On

Ab-Soul - "Back Then"In which Ab-Soul, one of XXL's 2013 Freshman (even though he's been flirting with the mainstream going on two years now, and…
Brandon Soderberg / May 8, 2013

First Spin: iNDEED’s Full-Length Album ‘iNDEEDFACE’

Atlanta producer DJ Burn One's persistent mixtape release schedule recalls the workhorse mentality of Memphis' Hypnotize Minds and Houston's Suave House — '90s regional rap…
Brandon Soderberg / October 5, 2012