A few months ago the Los Angeles, rap trio clipping. released their incredible sophomore album on Sub Pop. Frontman MC Daveed Diggs along with his backing noise musicians William Huston (Rale) and Jonathan Snipes (Captain Ahab) have been around the LA music scene for awhile now. Signing to a major label may have brought the experimental group out of the LA underground for now, but they still have a lot of friends they want you to listen to. They released two new tracks that feature a butt load of other LA rappers with this message from the band:
“Something They Don’t Know” and “Mouth” are posse cuts we made with a bunch of close friends. Please check out all the other artists on these tracks if you’re not already familiar with their work.
We did some of the work for you and provided links to the rappers, producers and poets featured on the two tracks. Along with the release, the band will be giving away a one-of-a-kind (literally it is the only one that will exist) clipping. t-shirt to whoever can name all 24 samples that are featured on “Something They Don’t Know”. Once you listen to the song 100 times and figure that out, you can contact the band through their Bandcamp here or get creative and go through other channels. Stream “Something They Don’t Know” and “Mouth” below, and be sure to click the links to check out some of the other featured artists.