Thursday, October 09, 2008

Doomtree Interviewed By Hip-Hop DX

The Minneapolis-based hip-hop nonet was just interviewed about a wide array of different topics by Hip-Hop DX. Here's the first two paragraphs from the piece:

Whether it's been The Replacements or Atmosphere, music from Minneapolis has a history for being vastly-influenced as well as edgy. Longtime allies of the latter group, Doomtree is one of the best things coming out of the Twin Cities these days.

The nine-piece group has some familiar faces to the underground Hip Hop community. P.O.S., who released the acclaimed Audition album [click to read] on Rhymesayers in 2006, joins Dessa, an accomplished poet and emcee, along with seven other members. Jokingly, Dessa tells HipHopDX, “Doomtree is not good at counting. We don’t know how long we’ve been doing it and how many people are in the group.” Regardless of their counting abilities, this group boldly incorporates a mosaic of love, loss and the struggle for twenty-somethings to survive into genre-defying music.

Read the rest of the article here

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(Jonathan Graef)

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