Down 2 Earth release ‘Fair Share,’ play The New Parish

Words by Nina Tabios For a long time, hip-hop has largely been defined by geography and sound. During the '90s, Bay Area hip-hop was marked by the laid-back, conscious sound of Hieroglyphics and Souls of Mischief; In today’s modern times, Atlanta-inspired hazy, trap beats are the go-to sound for many up-and-coming artists. With their latest release Fair Share, Oakland trio Down 2 Earth occupies a space somewhere in the middle that they claim is all their own. Rappers Dayvid Michael, Azure, and Clyde Shankle channel a similar Bay Area chill, taking turns reeling rhymes into a 13-track project that is [...]

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