Over at Cuepoint today, Ras Kass gives an in-depth explanation as to why he wrote the song “How To Kill God,” from his Blasphemy LP with Apollo Brown. Why I Wrote “How to Kill God,” by Ras Kass
Following our reveal of the best major label hip-hop albums of 2014 earlier in the week, we now present our favorite indie LP’s of the year. As per usual, it was hard to find 10 inclusions for the major label list, and hard to narrow it down to only 10 on the indie list. 10. [cont.]
From ODBTV: “Out Da Box TV brings you our latest interview with producer “Apollo Brown” and accomplished west coast emcee “Ras Kass”. We got a chance to talk with them about the their recently released collabo LP “Blasphemy”. They spoke on how they came together for the project, the deeper meaning behind the title “How [cont.]
Legendary lyricist Ras Kass breaks it down over soul stirring, head nodding production from Detroit producer Apollo Brown on this eye opener of a track. “Deliver Us From Evil” continues Ras’ demolition of the status quo with line after line of sharp minded political observations and clever word play. From the critically acclaimed new album [cont.]
While West Coast legend Ras Kass was recently in Detroit with Apollo Brown they called together some low key D legends – MarvWon, Noveliss of Clear Soul Forces, Miz Korona, and MMG’s own Red Pill of Ugly Heroes. Director Jay Brown captured the whole thing, and put together this 6 minute highlight of the late [cont.]
Razzy follows up his Blasphemy LP with the Christmess mixtape. “‘ChristMESS’ is a cohesive compilation of tracks featuring Felony Muzik, Doc Hollywood and Vooodu spanning Ras Kass extensive catalogue from the resurgence of “Nature Of The Threat” off debut LP ‘Soul On Ice’ to “Yellow Snow” off his 2011 release ‘The Yellow Snow EP’. Brand [cont.]
Certainly to be one of the most controversial hip-hop albums of the year, Ras Kass and Apollo Brown’s, Blasphemy, is a concept LP that is more or less a crusade against organized religion. It’s also one of the best albums of the year, and quite possibly the most concise album that Ras has ever recorded. [cont.]
Blasphemy, the collaborative album from Detroit producer Apollo Brown and West Coast legend Ras Kass, is a thought-provoking and highly personal treatise on the unspoken. No “ism” is out of bounds, no topic too untoward. Whatever you hold sacred isn’t above aggressive inquiry. Above all, this album displays Apollo Brown & Ras Kass’ undeniable synergy. [cont.]
Mello Music Group: “Directed by Jay Brown and shot in Detroit, “How To Kill God” captures some of the fallen bastions of America, while Ras & Apollo roam historic sites that have long since been abandoned (the original Model-T assembly line, the outside of a foreclosed Detroit Masonic Temple, and inside a since closed cathedral). [cont.]
Tony Touch: “Ras Kass dropped by Toca Tuesdays last week and Tony had to put the artist who was named “One of the best rapper’s of all time” by Pitchfork to the real test. Tune in to Toca Tuesdays each and every Tuesday from 8 pm till 12 am on Shade 45 and for more [cont.]
Apollo Brown and Ras Kass’ Blasphemy is available now. Stream the album in it’s entirety below, courtesy of Bandcamp. Blasphemy by Apollo Brown & Ras Kass
From the October 28th release, Blasphemy. This could be called “Nature Of The Threat Part 2…” Blasphemy by Apollo Brown & Ras Kass
Detroit and Cali connect on this cut from Apollo Brown and Ras Kass’ Blasphemy LP, due October 28th. Blasphemy by Apollo Brown & Ras Kass
Originally aired on BET 9/17/2014. Watch for their album, Blasphemy, due Oct. 28th.
Produced by Apollo Brown. Directed by Jay Brown. From the album Apollo Brown & Ras Kass Blasphemy.
The West Coast’s premiere political poet is back, Ras Kass spits razor sharp reflections over fast rising Detroit producer Apollo Brown’s most buttery beats. Special guest Pharoahe Monch grabs the mic and digs into his memory to extract the catastrophic chatter of his inner digital domain – laying waste to lesser emcees. Add to that [cont.]
Blasphemy, the collaborative album from esteemed Mello Music Group producer Apollo Brown and Ras Kass, is a thought-provoking and highly personal treatise on the unspoken. No “ism” is out of bounds, no topic too untoward. Whatever you hold sacred isn’t above aggressive inquiry. The album displays their undeniable synergy. When Ras Kass crucifies supposed facts [cont.]
From the new Domingo album, Same Game New Rules, due Tuesday August 19th, 2014.
Apollo Brown takes his Thirty Eight instrumentals to an NYC Park for Quelle Chris, Cavalier, Ras Kass, Has-Lo, and yU to cypher to. Join the table as they let loose rhymes over “Cellophane.” Directed by Jay Brown. Produced by Apollo Brown.
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