EP: Ghost Row – 800 Diamonds

CT homies Ghost Row finally released their debut project with Cadence Collective, and its everything we had hoped it would be.  If you’ve listened to Ghost Row’s music before or read PK’s interview with Chef the Chef you know that Color Plus and Chef aren’t too concerned with sticking to trends and are much more interested in carving out their own …

tccarr14EP: Ghost Row – 800 Diamonds
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The Up-Turn Presents: Mapping Hip-Hop

When I received an open-ended final assignment for my writing class this past semester I pretty much knew what I wanted to do right away.  The class was about being a writing tutor and how to teach people how to write so I decided to interview some of my favorite under-appreciated writers and lyricists about their writing process.  Although I’m …

pkelly94The Up-Turn Presents: Mapping Hip-Hop

mp3: Ghost Row – Cranberry Octave

Cadence Collective just dropped an awesome sampler compilation, and it happened to feature a track from CT homies Ghost Row.  Ghost Row, once again, show incredibly good chemistry with this track.  Color Plus puts together an absurdly smooth beat driven by gorgeous guitar strummings, and Chef lays down some of his most effortless-sounding verses yet, with perfect flow and tasteful wordplay. …

tccarr14mp3: Ghost Row – Cranberry Octave

EP: Color Plus – Key Lime

Its been a while since Color Plus released his last EP, Cerulean Dream, and since then he has been up to a number of different things, releasing two EP’s with Chef the Chef under the name Ghost Row.   For most of the songs for Ghost Row, Color Plus toned down the thick ambience and airy nature of his solo music, but …

tccarr14EP: Color Plus – Key Lime

mp3: Chef the Chef – Fancy Clown

It’s no secret that Madvillainy is one of the most highly regarded releases in abstract and underground hip-hop and something that has left an incredible mark on the face of hip-hop today.  On that perfect album, my favorite track has always been “Fancy Clown” so I was honestly skeptical when I saw that Ghost Row spitter Chef the Chef was …

pkelly94mp3: Chef the Chef – Fancy Clown

mp3: Ghost Row – Curtain Call

Despite the lack of a rich hip-hop scene coming from Connecticut, Ghost Row continue to earn the title of CT’s finest with their newest track “Curtain Call”.  Ever since their first mixtape, Chef and Color Plus have only been getting better at melding their styles and Cheap Thrillz showed off an incredibly confident Chef with the ability to create effortlessly …

pkelly94mp3: Ghost Row – Curtain Call