The local rapper drops wisdom on getting over self-doubt and how the DMV scene's changed since his last record.
Posts Tagged ‘Black Milk’
"I ain't tryna be all salty and bitter, and take love to the Facebook wall and be all stalking the Twitter."
Last month, singer Aaron "AB" Abernathy released "A Quarter After Morning," a hypnotically seductive track that evoked 1980s electro-soul with contemporary flair. Over its four-plus minutes, the Deanwood musician recalls Prince's straight-ahead raunchiness atop Black Milk's customary drum knock.
Now, we get the entire EP. Out today, 45 Series Vol. III, About Last Summer... follows April's 45 Series Vol. II, In Love/Near, [...]
"Can't think of a better way to start my day, than wrapped up in your chocolate legs."
That's just the opening line of Aaron "AB" Abernathy's new song, "A Quarter After Morning," out today. From there, the Deanwood resident uses a high-pitched falsetto to lay out exactly what he plans to do. "I know it's after [...]
Freeway remembers a time when Philadelphia wasn't a go-to place for hip-hop. Sure, it had acts like The Roots and Beanie Siegel representing the city, but it still didn't get the national attention many felt it deserved. "After years of trying to get on, we felt it was impossible to get a deal in Philly," Freeway [...]
Hip-hop producer and rapper Black Milk is easy to pull for. He hails from Detroit, a hub of American heartache. The ideas of representing and tradition—specifically of carrying on the beat-making values of the posthumously celebrated-en-masse J Dilla—are not lost on Black Milk (born Curtis Cross). His work is mostly outstanding. He’s pensive and humble [...]