Washington City Paper Reviews Caged Birds EP

Virginia producer Soulful! is relatively young, but his musical tastes are mature: Last year’s Mumbo Sauce and Drumbreaks sampled extensively from ’70s blaxploitation flicks and dusty grooves. Elsewhere, his compositions are heavy on nostalgic boom bap. His instrumental forLyriciss‘ “Get It and Go“—flutes, guitar chops, driving percussion—was as lively as the MC. Released Tuesday, “Summertime Stroll” sees Soulful! team up…

Hip-Hop SpeakEasy Reviews Caged Birds

The long-awaited debut from rapper Doe Cigapom (“Deliver On Emotions” and “Can I Get A Peace Of Mind”) finally released fresh via Bandcamp. We posted plenty of tracks from this album – “CagedBirds (feat. DaNedra Rowell),” “Summertime Stroll,” “Don’tULuvMe,” and “GreatPotOfYeah (feat. Benji).” With that many features on HHSE, you already know we dig this album. The…

UNDRGRND Nation Reviews Caged Birds EP

Washington D.C.’s very own emcee Doe Cigapom finally released his CagedBirds EP; a collaborative project with the talented producer Soulful. As expected, after checking out his video for “GreatPotOfYeah”, this 9 track project is beautifully done. There’s an air of that “old school” organic type of music that radiates through the entire project that I absolutely love. If you’re expecting…