If nothing else, hip-hop is about positiveness and good vibes, something that tends to be forgotten in the whirl of images and ego rampant throughout the industry. The guys of Strong Arm Steady, which was established in 2003, have been busy creating an alternative to the gang-centric rhetoric that has dominated West Coast hip-hop for a while. We got the opportunity to sit down with Krondon and Phil the Agony for an easy, yet insightful, conversation about music, how dispensaries are like Starbucks, and Stereotype (their new project with Statik Selektah).
The Name drops August 12th.
The recent star of Jace's "Pull Up" video.
A freestyle over MF Doom production.
With features from Pharoahe Monch and Eamon.
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From Vegas to the Chi.