Eleven years after the original release of Little Brother’s seminal debut, The Listening, MySpace has done a retrospective article on the album, which includes interviews with Rapper Big Pooh, Chaundon, and yours truly. Check it out here. Peep a snippet below. DJ Pizzo: The first time I heard of Little Brother was when Phonte sent [cont.]
This week Out Da Box Radio features accomplished North Carolina Emcee “Rapper Big Pooh” of the legendary hip hop group Little Brother. Pooh took the time to speak on a range of intriguing topics including his beginnings as an emcee, the sacrifices he made being a part of Little Brother, his personality impact on the [cont.]
In this interview with Montreality, Rapper Big Pooh speaks about: – His story (0:17) – The type of student he was at school (1:03) – Jobs he’s had as a teenager growing up (1:20) – What he spent his 1st big paycheck on (1:54) – The key to success (2:15) – His passion for literature [cont.]
Although Phonte has not worked with Drake since “Think Good Thoughts” on Comeback Season, he talks about the possibility of working together again in the future.
In a recent interview w/ The Village Voice, Drake speaks on a missed opportunity to work with Phonte of Little Brother. “With me and Tay, I kinda dropped the ball on a feature he needed me to do, just being 100% honest. I really wanted to do a record with him, and we actually did [cont.]
With Phonte and 9th Wonder’s albums in the bag, the third of the trio steps up with this single from Dirty Pretty Things, hitting Nov. 1. LISTEN: Rapper Big Pooh – “They Say” (feat. Choklate) Rapper Big Pooh – “They Say” (feat. Choklate)
1st single off of Dirty Pretty Things, Rapper Big Pooh’s official sophomore solo album. Produced by Family Biz Ent out of Chicago.
Not quite a full-on Little Brother reunion, but 2/3 ain’t bad. Taken from 9th’s September 27th release, The Wonder Years. LISTEN: 9th Wonder – “Band Practice Pt. 2″ (feat. Phonte + Median) 9th Wonder – “Band Practice Pt. 2″ (feat. Phonte + Median)
+FE Music proudly presents “Not Here Anymore”, the first single from Phonte’s upcoming solo album, Charity Starts At Home, due 9/27 on +FE Music/Jamla. LISTEN: Phonte – “Not Here Any More” (feat. Elzhi, prod. 9th Wonder) Phonte – “Not Here Any More” (feat. Elzhi, prod. 9th Wonder)
Phonte’s solo effort hits September 27th on FE+ Records. 01. Dance in the Reign 02. The Good Fight 03. Everything Is Falling Down 04. Not Here Anymore 05. Eternally 06. Sendin My Love 07. Ball and Chain 08. To Be Yours 09. Gonna Be A Beautiful Night 10. We Go Off 11. The Life of [cont.]
While we still haven’t seen a reuniting of the holy Little Brother trinity, each of the group’s members will release album’s by the end of 2011. Starting in July, Rapper Big Pooh will team with Stones Throw alum, Roc C, to form the Young Americans, and will release an as-of-yet untitled EP. Following that will [cont.]
Drake and producer 40 speak to Nardwuar about Little Brother, Big L, the bra stand, and much more.
Drake made two interesting reveals in the last 24 hours, first that he has a shrine dedicated to Andre 3000 in his home. He told Paper Magazine, “I have a shrine in my apartment dedicated to Andre. I took a door off a barn and had an artist take the lyrics from his verses [and [cont.]
Fresh interview courtesy of Out Da Box TV with LB as the duo continues to give us a few last moments on the group tip.The in depth interview also includes Joe Scudda and Torae among others.Dope shit for all LB fans.
Nodfactor asked Phonte to explain the “I’m the Quincy Jones producer of Little Brother” comment and what it is like working with Nicolay verses 9th Wonder.
Phonte recently opened up to The Onion AV Club’s longtime hip-hop contributor Nathan Rabin about his forthcoming solo LP. AVC: What can you say about your solo album? PC: I started it last year, and I kind of got into it, but once we got nominated for the Grammy, I was like, “Okay, fuck a [cont.]
Little Brother talk about the end of Little Brother, new solo projects, song writing and Foreign Exchange. Check it out above.
Fans of Little Brother will probably agree that the group’s history is like a microcosm of most of the last two decades in the rap game. After all, they’ve already had label trouble, video controversy, people trying to pigeonhole their sound and internal strife – and all of it has happened since 2003. Now it [cont.]
This just in, Little Brother’s official webstore, 5th & Fashion, is offering Left Back with a limited edition Left Back t-shirt in a package deal for $30. Maybe we were late on this, maybe it was just announced. Either way, support your favorite artists, or don’t be mad when they disappear.
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