Monday, 23 January 2012

Leafy crackle underneith my feet, a good beat/crunch beat crunch beat

"Their sound may be a mix of eclectic record samples and new-school GarageBand beats, but they place themselves proudly in the wider tradition and legacies of groundbreaking hip hop women. “We’re definitely a part of that. None of them gave a fuck,” says Cat with approval. “Queen Latifah, MC Lyte, Lil’ Kim. They said whatever they wanted to say. And Missy! She sung, she rapped.” “And she made her own beats,” adds Stas. “That’s really important to us.”"

My interview with Stas and Cat, of rad Seattle/Sub Pop rap duo THEEsatisfaction, which also appears in the Wears The Trousers 2011 Yearbook.

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