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stream of the crop

Stream of the Crop: 6 New Albums for Heavy Rotation

Surprise projects from Future and Meek Mill, and some slow, dreamy synth projects make up this week's essential listening.
Colin Joyce

RP Boo’s Noisey Mix Is Blunted Footwork From One of the Genre’s Originators

The vibrant set includes rarities from friends and collaborators, as well as a few exclusive tracks from the Chicago great’s upcoming album, due this summer on Planet Mu.
Colin Joyce
thump news

The Black Madonna, Hudson Mohawke, and More Reflect on the Life of TR-808 Developer Ikutaro Kakehashi

Kakehashi passed away on Saturday at the age of 87.
Britt Julious
thump video

Bang'n on King Drive: Footworking the Bud Billiken Parade with RP Boo, K-Phi-9, and The Era

In a documentary music video for RP Boo, director Wills Glasspiegel follows footwork's path through the oldest African-American parade in the U.S.
Emilie Friedlander

The Secret Footwork History Behind RP Boo's Pivotal New Album on Planet Mu

Plus, flex your corneas on the exclusive video for "Your Choice," a choice cut off 'Fingers, Bank Pads & Shoe Prints.'
Michelle Lhooq

Watch the Trailer for a New Footwork Documentary from Two British Filmmakers

The directors came up documenting East London's grime scene—and they say the similarities between footwork and early grime are unmistakable.
VICE Thump

RP Boo Is The Greatest Chicago Producer You’ve Never Heard Of [Exclusive Premiere]

RP Boo invented footwork in Chicago sixteen years ago. So how come you're only hearing about him now?
Michelle Lhooq