I’m not a rapper I’m a stoner.
Produced by a (soundcloud) all-star team of producers in GRiMM Doza, Ab$tract, and KiP, “(tabs)onthemonorail” is the closest Dez may ever come to delivering a statement of purpose. “Give me a beat n*gga, I’ll show you where your heroes die”, he opens after an extended period of ambiance. What follows is Dez’s tightest and most motivated verse yet. While Dez has …
Yung charmander. -PK
Some producers practice in short forms because Donut-sized bites play to the strength of loops; music that reaches towards infinity. “buy this” defies the loop standard, shiny, hyper-real and wholly representative of the Internet-steeped sound of Swarm and Frolic. Just let it take you. -PK
Every time, this 1 minute gem takes me somewhere different, and somewhere I want to go back to again and again and again. It’s all dreams. -PK
We’ve been following the growth of Jalal Salaam for a while now and it’s only more and more rewarding to call ourselves fans as he continues to produce out great hip-hop. On “3wisemen”, Salaam teams up with Tive and Dez for Dez’s latest tape. Probably the most surprising thing about the track is the dexterity displayed by Dez during his turn on the …
The internet is a strange, cold, dark, ugly, and beautiful place. This song could never have been made without it. -PK