Zilla Rocca & The Shadow Boxers ft. Geechi Suede: Chi-Town Drumroll (Remix)

Following on from the excellent interview with Zilla Rocca I posted yesterday, thought it only right to hit you with another one of his remixes.
This time it’s for the 2014 track Chi-Town Drumroll, which was originally included on the No Vacation For Murder LP and features none other than Camp-Lo legend, Geechi Suede. Continue reading “Zilla Rocca & The Shadow Boxers ft. Geechi Suede: Chi-Town Drumroll (Remix)”

Zilla Rocca: Interview

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Zilla Rocca has been steadily producing solid rap records for a decade and is the man behind the original Noir Hop sound. I got the chance to chat to him about rap, the Golden Era and Buddhism, among other things. Continue reading “Zilla Rocca: Interview”

Zilla Rocca & The Shadowboxers ft. Roc Marciano: Young Blood

This isn’t a new track from Zilla Rocca, but it is a new remix by the man himself and it’s one of my favourite joints he’s made anyway. Featuring UN vet Roc Marciano, Young Blood was originally released back in 2013 on a Has-Lo beat. There is a free download of the remix available, just click on the player above.

Zilla Rocca & The Shadowboxers ft. Open Mike Eagle & Curly Castro: Human Dominos

Last week saw the release of the new video from Zilla Rocca & The Shadowboxers’ excellent album, No Vacation For Murder. Featuring Open Mike Eagle and Curly Castro, Human Dominos is a fine example of the noir hop subgenre Rocca has cultivated, since his 2009 release The Slow Twilight. No Vacation For Murder is available to purchase over at threedollarpistol.com.

Zilla Rocca & The Shadowboxers ft. Has-Lo: Shoot the Piano Player

You would be wise to check out the latest video from Zilla Rocca & The Shadowboxers, which was released earlier this week. Taken from the excellent No Vacation For Murder LP and featuring the perennially on-point Has-Lo, Shoot the Piano Player is done in typical noir hop fashion. The video was made by Glass Canon.

Zilla Rocca & The Shadowboxers: No Vacation For Murder

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Very pleased to finally see the release of the new album from Zilla Rocca & The Shadowboxers. No Vacation For Murder has been a long time coming, but it is very much worth the wait. Zilla Rocca, as regular visitors to my blog will know, is the godfather of noir hop, a strain of hip hop borne from hard-boiled detective novels, dames with more attitude than morals and bluesy backstreet bars. Continue reading “Zilla Rocca & The Shadowboxers: No Vacation For Murder”