Produced by Kno. 5th sneak peek from the upcoming “Strange Journey Volume Three”.
On the 4th sneak peek into Strange Journey Volume Three, Deacon The Villain, Aesop Rock & Sadistik confront their inner demons over an infectious Kno production. Pre-orders for Strange Journey Volume Three begin March 24th at www.CunninLynguists.com.
On the 3rd sneak peek into Strange Journey Volume Three, Deacon The Villain trades verses with J-Live while Kno handles the beat and hook to reveal the concept for the project — space explorers sent on a strange journey to Earth from a distant galaxy to find intelligent & empathetic life. Do they succeed? Find [cont.]
Taken from the forthcoming release, Strange Journey Volume Three. Produced by Thomax. Photography by Sol Exposure.
Taken from the forthcoming release Strange Journey Volume Three. Produced by Kno.
Oneirology refers to the study of dreams, a theme explored throughout The Cunninlynguists fifth LP of the same name. A loose knit concept LP, Oneirology finds the southern-underground crew in their most focused form yet, traveling into the dark territories that only dreams and rap music can offer. Produced entirely by Kno, the album’s pace [cont.]
On the heels of the new CunninLynguists album Oneirology which dropped March 22nd comes the video for the acoustic version of the lead single. Sick.
CunninLynguists team with Freddie Gibbs for this single from their Oneirology LP, hitting March 13th. [Audio clip: view full post to listen] LISTEN: CunninLynguists – “Hard As They Come (Act I)” (feat. Freddie Gibbs) CunninLynguists – “Hard As They Come (Act I)” (feat. Freddie Gibbs)
Natti, Deacon The Villain & Kno return with the first leak from Oneirology, their newest studio album since 2007′s Dirty Acres. “Stars Shine Brightest (In The Darkest Of Night)” is a battle-cry for anyone just trying to make it through the struggle, which nowadays includes nearly all of us. Keep on pushing!
Cunninlynguists preview their 3.22.11 release Oneirology. Directed by Landon Antonetti AKA Steven Mossberg.
Cunninlynguists have released a teaser image for their next LP, Oneirology, hitting 03.22.11. Click the image for a larger version.
Official video for Kno’s (CunninLynguists) track “La Petite Mort (Come Die With Me),” off his debut LP, Death Is Silent. Video directed by Matt Hobbs. Here are a few words from Kno about the video: “The treatment of the video as I wrote it was to tell the story of what I like to call [cont.]
Death Is Silent, the solo debut from CunninLynguists‘ producer and emcee Kno, is set to be released on October 12th 2010. While handling nearly all of CL’s production since the group’s inception in 2001, his emceeing has more recently taken a backseat to his beats — and it has shown. Fueled by Kno’s lush production [cont.]
Taken from CunninLynguists’ newest CD, ‘Strange Journey Volume Two’. Produced by J-Zone // Directed by Kno & Matt Hobbs // Videography & Editing by Matt Hobbs for Vital Films. ©2010 APOS Music / QN5 Music. Credits — Alexandra Lee (Guard #1), Bill “Barefoot Bill” Pacer (Judge), Toiya Dean (Guard #2), Robert Anthony (Warden), Rickey Goldsmith [cont.]
The label with no rich relatives, QN5 Music, released this tantalizing image today, stating QK10, announcing a list of projected releases scheduled for release this year. No dates have been attached, but the list reads like this: PackFM & Domingo – I F*cking Hate Rappers Substantial – Mr. Robinson’s Neighborhood Tonedeff & Kno – Chico [cont.]
The Cunninlynguists first emerged on the scene in 2001, just after the beginning of the indie hip-hop boom that saw the creation of labels like Stones Throw and Definitive Jux. Their first record, Will Rap For Food, was backpack rap defined, as the spotlight shined on core members Deacon The Villain and Kno, as well [cont.]
There are groups in hip-hop that you can’t categorize into a box and The Cunninlyguists are definitely one of those groups. From the debut album “Will Rap for Food” to their newest offering “A Piece of Strange” you never know quite what to think. Each of their albums have a different sound and for this [cont.]
Billie Holiday’s ghostwriter, Lewis Allan, coined the term “strange fruit”, through the song of the same name, referring to the Black bodies hanging from trees after a lynching. While paying respect to their southern heritage, the new album from the Cunninlynguists instead takes the term and applies it to a more biblical sense, as [cont.]
“I’m afraid though we rap for food, were still hungry.” The Cunninlynguists (Deacon The Villian & Kno) maybe the next crew residing past the Mason Dixon (Kentucky to be exact) line too generate a healthy underground buzz. After their debut, Will Rap For Food, went largely ignored, the rapidly improving duo is back with a [cont.]
Conjuring up images of Common holding a mug asking “Can I Borrow A Dollar”, or Eazy E dancing with a piece of cardboard in the “Dre Day” video, the Cunninlynguists debut album Will Rap For Food instead follows a different philosophy – if rappers make “jiggy shit” because they “gotta eat”, then why not rap for [cont.]
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