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Mixtape Review: GrandeMarshall, Mugga Man

In the past few years, Fool’s Gold Records has emerged as one of the premier independent labels for breaking critically acclaimed underground hip-hop acts and helping them transition into commercially viable talents (see Kid Cudi and more recently Danny Brown.) By the sound of Mugga Man, the label may have “struck gold” again with 19-year-old Philadelphia upstart GrandeMarshall. Mugga Man, a 21-track- follow up to GrandeMarshall’s 2012 debut 800, is a release of minimal features and a small group of talented, trusted beat makers. With a calm and confident deamanor, GrandeMarshall gravitates over this tape’s consistently soulful and cinematic production. There ...

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