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Nostalgia Ultra


In an exclusive look at the 90s’ indie scene, Backseat Mafia interviewed Ashley Horner of Leeds’ The Edsel Auctioneer. Ashley proved warm, voluble and candid about life in a nearly famous British noisepop band in the 90s. It’s a cracking interview. Read on …

The Golden Age of hip hop produced many vital recordings. But Brooklyn’s Omar Credle hit a four-run home run with his debut, Word…Life. He uses words to dodge and weave, boast, flex, rip, harangue, criticize and philosophize, to drop science and to drop knowledge. If you don’t know this album, you better get yourself back …

Scarface’s Magnum Opus from 2002. He slays dragons, real and imagined. Freshness Quotient: Fresh as a spring daisy. A stone-cold classic. The Skinny: Face takes a walk around the old neighborhood. Along for the perambulation, pre-mogul Jay and pre-Kardashian Ye, and Beanie (not Feldstein). Also linking arms, Nas, Faith Evans and Kelly Price. The star …