Aesop Rock maintains his reign as King of the Rappers who rap about things outside of the usual status quo, with his latest song, which is about a heroic frog. Long Legged Larry is the eponymous star of the show, as we’re treated to a few tales of his exploits, including his rescue of a tightrope walking poodle. The character was inspired by Aesop’s friend and collaborator, Jeremy Fish (no relation). As well as the single, you can also cop a bunch of accompanying merch, including a plush toy version of Larry. More details here.
I love it when projects get released without any real prior warning. Take the third instalment of the exquisite Lice series, which Aesop Rock and Homeboy Sandman have been treating us to for the last couple of years. Friday saw its arrival without much hype building, except for an IG post from Aesop Rock, which pictured him and Sand with the caption “What are you doing Friday? #3”. Continue reading “Aesop Rock & Homeboy Sandman: Triple Fat Lice”
Hooray for Aesop Rock and Homeboy Sandman. Yesterday they unexpectedly released the follow up to their surprise Lice project, which dropped at the end of last year. I say unexpected, but the day before Aesop started tweeting the hashtag #stillbuggin, which had got fan’s feelers twitching. Continue reading “Aesop Rock & Homeboy Sandman: Lice Two (Still Buggin’)”
Little bit of a treat here as Aesop Rock has unearthed a children’s song he wrote a few years ago. It was for a project which never came to fruition, so he’s decided to drop it himself as a little gift. Complete with free download and another great illustration from Jeremy Fish, check out My Belly. Downloads are available here.