Posted in hiphop | music | tour dates on August 24, 2011

by Andrew Sacher

DOWNLOAD: Main Attrakionz - Take 1 Feat ASAP Rocky (Prod by Clams Casino (MP3)

Main Attrakionz

Lo-fi rappers Main Attrakionz (aka Squadda B and Mondre) dropped a new album 808s & Dark Grapes II last week (8/16) for free on their bandcamp. It's a pretty tight collection of hazy blown out beats and laid back flow. Check out the Clams Casino-produced "Take 1" featuring ASAP Rocky, which you can grab above. Tee album art, tracklist, and a video for "Perfect Skies" are below.

Main Attrakionz will make their NYC debut on Friday (8/26) at the New Museum. Tickets are on sale now and are $2 less for New Museum members. The show will also include the premiere of a new video work by AHYVE, who is on the Main Attrakionz LP, and a DJ set by Walkmaster Flex. Ethan Swan interviewed the duo for the New Museum blog. Here's what the guys had to say about coming to New York:

What are your feelings about playing in New York for the first time?

S: Excited man, definitely a blessing.

You've collaborated with and/or shouted out some New York artists in the past, is there anyone you're looking forward to meeting in person at the show? Do you have a wish list of New Yorkers you'd like to show up?

S: No I didn't have no wish list. There's a lot of artists I do want to meet from New York, though.

M: Diddy should bring some Ciroc.

S: I do wanna meet Diddy.

M: And tell Dame Dash to stop in.

S: For sure Dame Dash! Styles P.

M: Mazaradi Fox. The whole 5 Boroughs, man.

S: Man I fuck with NY, all 5 boroughs.

M: I wanna see who got the lo-fi lab out there, recording out the closet.

Main Attrakionz will also DJ the official New Museum aferparty at Santos Party House at 10 PM with Salem (DJ) and Ghe20 Goth1k. Tickets are on sale now.

Video, album art and tracklist below...

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Main Attrakionz - "Perfect Skies"

Main Attrakionz - Perfect Skies (Produced by Friendzone) from friendzone on Vimeo.

808s & Dark Grapes II

Tracklist:
1. Bossalinis & Fooliyones pt. 2 (prod. by AHYVE) 04:30
2. Diamond of God (prod. by Squadda B) 03:23
3. Chuch (prod. by Friendzone) 03:21
4. Incredible (prod. by Marlee B) 02:13
5. Perfect Sounds (prod. by Keyboard Kid) 04:28
6. Nothin' Gonna Change (prod. by Silky Johnson) 03:42
7. Rap Junkies (prod. by Squadda B & Floyd Waybetter) 03:49
8. Vegetables (prod. by NoaBoa) 02:20
9. Take 1 feat. A$AP Rocky (prod. by Clams Casino) 04:46
10. Mondre Mo Murda (prod. by Giorgio MoMurda) [MondreM.A.N. Solo] 04:37
11. Chosen (prod. by Marlee B) [Squadda B Solo] 04:05
12. That's Life (prod. by Bux Productions) 03:42
13. Paperwork (prod. by Squadda B) 03:17
14. Perfect Skies (prod. by Friendzone) 03:05
15. Regrets (prod. by AHYVE) 03:28
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Comments (7)

These guys are great, but it's sort of a bummer that there's not a proper, smoked out performance. They would've been a great add-on to last week's Danny Brown gig.

Posted by Anonymous | August 24, 2011 5:00 PM

these guys can't rap. the production is good, though.

Posted by Anonymous | August 24, 2011 5:10 PM

Hey could you guys be dears and please correct the post. We released 808s & Dark Grapes II via our bandcamp. Thanks!

- Mishka

Posted by Mishka | August 24, 2011 9:54 PM

No doubt worthy of a listen or two!

Posted by Dick | August 24, 2011 11:38 PM

You know they're cool because they spell attractions with a 'z'. And a 'k'. And without a 'c'. Or a third 't.'

Posted by Anonymous | August 25, 2011 12:14 AM

Yallz niggaz is clown shit god.

Posted by Anonymous | August 25, 2011 2:46 AM

S: Yo you gon let me hit that shit kid?

M: Yeah son, get that.

S: You gon record my shit god?

M: Nah dookie, you can't rap a birfday present choggy.

S: What you say perkins?! I'ma fuck you up dookie!!!

M: Nah kid, jus playin god! I'ma record that shit. retards gonna eat that shit up like cocoa pebbles.

S: You I hear you dunny. Let's drop this track and smoke more this clown shtiggy.

M: Damn son, you like all barry mantilope up in this terror shack.

S: I love you duggie.

M: I love your dick son.

Posted by Anonymous | August 25, 2011 3:00 AM

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