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Jaxon Buzzell

Boldy James and Ka are two very different artists. Boldy is from Detroit, Ka from Brooklyn. Boldy forges long-term creative partnerships with producers and peers, while Ka prefers to do just about everything on his own. Boldy raps in a disconnected snarl, alternately bragging and lamenting about his time in the drug game. Ka raps in an empathetic mutter, looking hard at the institutional racism and poverty that leads so many people to the drug game in the first place. If Google is correct, Ka is nine years and 363 days older than Boldy James.

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Silverchair was where I jumped off. I just couldn’t do it anymore. When that band showed up, the entire idea of alternative rock, and of grunge in particular, just started to seem irredeemably corny. Less than a year after Kurt Cobain’s death, alt-rock radio was suddenly in love with this little Australian kid — 15…

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