The rapper Cadence Weapon, onetime Pitchfork contributor Rollie Pemberton, was the official poet laureate of his hometown of Edmonton, so it's a surprise that the strength of his third album, Hope in Dirt City, doesn't lie in his writing or his rapping. It's an album from an artist who has improved the overall direction of his music, but who still has room to grow as an MC.
Cadence Weapon—who is also known by Rollie Pemberton, an Edmonton-based rapper—is set to release his third studio album on May 29. The album, which is set for a release on Upper Class Recordings, is the rapper’s first LP release sin... Read Post
News Cadence Weapon, the Canadian underground hip-hop star also known as Rollie Pemberton, was sworn in yesterday as his hometown Edmonton's official Poet Laureate. "Do I need a staff and a big, grey beard?," the 23-year-old wondere... Read Post