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Stream: Boldy James, “Moochie (Prod. by The Alchemist)”

FADER PREMIERE Detroit’s Boldy James is gearing up for the release of his debut full-length album, My 1st Chemistry Set, out October 15th through Decon and entirely produced by The Alchemist. Here’s a taste of … read more »

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Video: Boldy James, “One Of One”

“One of One” is the first single from Boldy James’ Grand Quarters EP, released in early March. The video for the Detroit rapper’s battle hymn features James navigating various personal landmarks, including a particularly drab … read more »

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Stream Boldy James’ Grand Quarters EP

Detroit’s Boldy James is great at dead-eyed minimalism, able to convey a lot in just a few words and a flat, sing-song flow that’s reminiscent of 50 Cent. The Grand Quarters EP is mostly produced … read more »

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Video: Boldy James, “For the Birds”

“For the Birds,” which first surfaced back in June, has received a video. The song captures the chemistry between Boldy James and his cousin Chuck Inglish, whose dry, minimal style emphasizes James’ rhythmic control. It’s … read more »

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Video: Boldy James, “Go Fish”

Boldy James‘ dreamlike, Black Day in July-produced “Go Fish” was featured on James’ 2012 release, Consignment. This Oliver Whitehouse-directed video, which appropriately features lots of fish, captures the track’s reflective tempo. As a bonus, download … read more »

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Deniro Farrar f. Boldy James, “Soul Fly” MP3

Charlotte rapper Deniro Farrar‘s latest single features breezy, angelic production from BK Beats and PBZ, as well as a guest spot from Detroit’s Boldy James. It’s an unexpected pairing, but the two rappers have a … read more »

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Boldy James, “For the Birds” MP3

Detroit native Boldy James recently signed a one-album deal with Decon Records for an entirely Alchemist-produced record, but his style has always balanced well with a variety of producers. Never has this been more true … read more »

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Video: Boldy James, “Consignment”

The title track and lead single from Boldy James’ new Consignment mixtape gets a cinematic video. The clip was directed by Lee Larkins, with an assist from the fish-eye lens.

POSTED March 1, 2012 5:00PM IN MUSIC VIDEO TAGS: ,

Download Boldy James’ Consignment: Favor for a Favor, The Redi-Rock Mixtape

Last year, Boldy James released a 28-track opus entitled Trappers Alley: Pro’s and Cons, The Quik-crete Mixtape. It’s a dark record, but Boldy, who was 28 at the time of its release, has a writer’s … read more »

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Boldy James f. Fatboi Fre$h, “Oil Sheen (Grease Monkeys)” MP3

On February 27th, Detroit’s Boldy James will release Consignment: Favor for A Favor (The Redi-Rock Mixtape). “Oil Sheen (Grease Monkeys)” is the second leak from the project, following last week’s “Consignment.” It features Chicagoan Fatboi … read more »

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