TITLE

KNIGHT MUSIC

AUTHOR(S)
Barat, Nick
PUB. DATE
January 2007
SOURCE
FADER;Jan/Feb2007, Issue 43, p64
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article profiles 22-year-old British rap musician Kingslee "Akala" Daley. The influence of New York rap musicians like Big Pun and Wu-Tang can be heard in Akala's own densely verbal approach, but those are just trace elements among many. The tracks on his album "It's Not a Rumour" and the recent "A Bit Darker" mixtape take more of their cues from grime, dance hall, guitar rock and even big-room club music.
ACCESSION #
24240466

 

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