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RJD2 Discusses His Turntablism Roots

By this point in his career, RJD2's ability to churn out head-boppable hip-hop rooted in true-school ethos seems perpetually ingrained. He discusses his new record, The Fun Ones, and more.

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Icebird: The Abandoned Lullaby

If you’re looking for pleasant RJD2 pop music in the vein of the Mad Men theme, you might like Icebird. If you’re hoping that this record marks the return of the wildly inventive and free-wheeling RJD2 of his Def Jux years, however, you’ll have to keep hoping.

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The Insane Warrior: We Are the Doorways

We Are the Doorways offers a little swagger when you're walking from the kitchen to the living room, or an extra sense of dread when you're doing your taxes.

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The Colossus Returns: An Interview with RJD2

Best known by his performance name, RJD2, Ramble John has mastered the art of a perfect snare hit, blaring horn hook and soulful vocal all from the comfort of his sampler and Technics.

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RJD2: The Colossus

RJD2 attempts to rebound from the contempt his fans hold for previous full length The Third Hand.

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RJD2

Instead of climax-building electronic expositions, I got a schizophrenic shuffle of average indie rock, spun sparse with soulful electronica hits from what seemed like a past life.

Thomas Hauner
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Since He Last Recorded: An Interview With RJD2

The former hip-hop producer explains the evolution of his sound and his inability to be like Steven Tyler.

Steven J. Horowitz
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Rjd2: The Third Hand

When a musician brings other genres into hip-hop, how many can he add before the music is no longer hip-hop?

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Rjd2: The Horror

Dave Heaton
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