Posts Tagged ‘J Buttah’

Hard Candy From Kingpen Slim

This "Lollipop" single from D.C.'s Kingpen Slim and DJ J Buttah rolls up like the Kool-Aid Man with a boner: It basically takes the "Hard Knock Life" template (peppy, old-fashioned vocal hook; slow head-nodder beat) and applies it to "celebrating the acquisition of fellatio" instead of "documenting economic achievement." J Buttah's sample is The Chordettes' [...]

Far Out vs. Hot Dang, Vol. 4

Your favorite assemblage is back, and we've got nothin' but love for you, baby! We don't call it "aggregation," because aggregation is too aggro. In the land of FO-vs.-HD, all the pieces fit together like a giant group hug. D.C. deserves it! Catch up here. Then accept this week's embrace. Then go make some art [...]

Kingpen Slim’s Promotional Juggernaut Is Not Over

Although D.C.'s Kingpen Slim chose a quaintly gangsterish name, he's been steadily honing his persona into something contemporary and relatively mainstream-friendly. The Twitters? Nicely active. The YouTubes? All day long. The connections? Jim Jones, among others. The artistic partner? Virginia's busy J Buttah. And there's product, always product: The Beam Up II, Slim's latest record, [...]

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