• AWAR – The Catch Up

    Awar - The ProfileWild Catch Up

    AWAR has been setting recording booths on fire, especially with his most recent work, The Winning Team, his collaborative album with producer Vanderslice. Whether killing verses alongside Freddie Gibbs or Roc Marciano or holding it down solo on tracks like “Orange Boxcutter,” AWAR continued to cement his place in the game as a real lyricist. In our latest episode of The Catch Up, AWAR takes us through some of his most recent cuts, as well as songs from his catalogue that helped get him to where he is now. Packed with insightful stories about his journey as an MC, how certain songs came together, and stories behind his rhymes, this episode of The Catch Up will only make you more of a fan of the one and only AWAR.

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    Tracklisting:

    1. AWAR feat. Freddie Gibbs – Wake Up Call (Produced by Vanderslice)
    2. AWAR feat. Roc Marciano – Broad Daylight (Produced by Vanderslice)
    3. AWAR feat. Joe Budden – Stand Out (Prod. M-Phazes)
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  • Vanderslice – The ProfileWild Interview

    Vanderslice - The ProfileWild Interview

    Producer extraordinaire Vanderslice, has been releasing some head-nodding beats for over a minute now. From his early work to Access Immortal to his recent compilation Everything’s Awesome or his album with AWAR, The Winning Team, one thing has remained consistent – dude sets the bar high for himself and the artists he works with, and the word “filler” just doesn’t exist. The same holds true when talking to Vanderslice, taking time out of a lazy Sunday afternoon to wax poetic on a plethora of topics, from the worst ways he’s been asked for a free beat, building a cohesive album with AWAR, not wanting Troy Ave on The Winning Team, what a studio session with Freddie Gibbs is like, why the MPC Renaissance reigns supreme, and why he’s not the type of producer that bangs out eight beats a day. It’s worth listening to the end to hear Vanderslice’s thoughts on the one and only J-Zone as well.

    On his new album The Winning Team with AWAR:

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