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Download Depressed Teenager’s Jerkin with DT Volume 1 Mixtape

As Noz made clear in his FADER #79 profile of Young Sam, the seemingly dominant narrative that 2009′s rapid national takeover of jerk music was immediately followed the death of the genre is more or … read more »

POSTED April 23, 2012 5:11PM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (6) TAGS: , ,

GEN F: Young Sam

The best trends tend to outlast their shelf lives. In 2009, the limber-legged teenage dance craze known as jerkin took Los Angeles by storm, fueled by appropriately energetic bedroom raps and electro beats. The scene … read more »

POSTED April 2, 2012 9:25AM IN GEN F TAGS: , , , ,

The FADER #78 Podcast

Double rap covers make for our secret favorite mixes. The FADER #78 podcast is warmly hip-hopped out, featuring a totally bonkers, previously unreleased Danny Brown track and a healthy dose of songs by LA’s Black … read more »

POSTED February 28, 2012 11:00AM IN MP3 / STREAMS, The FADER Comments (1) TAGS: , , , , , , , , , , , , ,


When Danny Brown arrived for our video interview during CMJ last fall, he had a woman with him wearing a cropped leather jacket and a sheer white dress. You could see her butt very clearly. … read more »

POSTED February 20, 2012 8:00AM IN BACK ISSUES, ISSUES TAGS: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Young Sam, “Wizzle Swag” MP3

It might be time for “Tool Time” host and SODMG signee Young Sam to cross over beyond Los Angeles area lunchrooms. With “Wizzle Time,” Sam hits a slower but monumental slap while echoed whispers trail … read more »

POSTED November 8, 2011 2:00PM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (2) TAGS: ,

Young Sam f. Young Sam, “Boom Boom” MP3

Back in the day, when two rappers had the same name they’d have to battle for it. Now they just make songs together and confuse everyone. Philadelphia spitter Young Sam teams up with Los Angeles … read more »

POSTED August 4, 2011 5:45PM IN MP3 / STREAMS TAGS: ,

Young Sam, “To The Bay” MP3

There’s no question that Los Angeles’ Jerkin movement owes much of its sound and early momentum to the Bay Area’s Hyphy renaissance that took place a few years prior. On the all too short (no … read more »

POSTED July 21, 2011 2:00PM IN MP3 / STREAMS TAGS: , , , ,

Young Sam f. Meek Mill, “Mars” MP3

Ever since Philly underground-favorite Meek Mill inked his deal with Rick Ross‘ Maybach Music imprint, he’s seemed destined for a near future of little more than fading into Ross’ established aesthetic—on moody theatrical gangsta tracks … read more »

POSTED May 9, 2011 10:50AM IN MP3 / STREAMS TAGS: , , ,