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Aesop Rock

Born: May 11, 1976 in Long Island, NY
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Genre: R&B, Rap
Biography: Building on the rapping style of eccentrics Kool Keith and Del the Funky Homosapien, Def Jux headliner Aesop Rock became one of the hottest MCs in the post-millennial underground. After a pair of self-released LPs (Appleseed, Music for Earthworms), he recorded Float for Mush in 2000. The former Ian Bavitz ...Read full biography
Labor Days
Released: 2001
Label: Digital Rights Agency
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After finding an eager online audience for his dense soundscapes and even more complex rhymes, New York MC Aesop Rock released his most potent combination of words and music on his Def Jux debut. Crammed ...Read full review
Float
Released: 1999
Label: Mush
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Words to describe this work would be: surprising, analytical, darkness, mystery, lyricism, and jealous. Jealous because it's likely that every person who has ever tried to rap would wish he could rhyme ...Read full review