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Aesop Rock Reaches His Peaknew

Much like his Def Jux boss and labelmate El-P, Rock has defied commercial logic by developing a successful career dropping notoriously esoteric (and at times, indecipherable) rhymes over highly textured rhythms and angular bass lines.
Chicago Newcity  |  Brad Knutson  |  08-20-2008  |  Profiles & Interviews

Boy, Don't Cry Sellout on Aesop Rocknew

His latest CD may be on the lighter side -- but the emcee himself is still pretty dark.
Colorado Springs Independent  |  Kara Luger  |  10-16-2007  |  Profiles & Interviews

Aesop Rock Discusses 'None Shall Pass'new

Rock's on-wax presence is so distinct that hearing his normal speaking voice feels like it should be accompanied by some sort of man-behind-the-curtain revelation.
Philadelphia City Paper  |  Drew Lazor  |  09-11-2007  |  Profiles & Interviews

'None Shall Pass' is All About the Deliverynew

Sometimes you don’t have one goddamn clue what misanthropic underground hip-hop king Aesop Rock is talking about. But most of the time you want to rewind and figure it out.
Boston Phoenix  |  Richard Beck  |  08-30-2007  |  Reviews

Aesop Rock Releases Best Album in Yearsnew

Rock demands an attentive ear for his inspired canvas and bountiful wit.
Orlando Weekly  |  Dominic Umile  |  08-28-2007  |  Reviews

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