Hard Time On Planet Earth :: Best Hip Hop of 2021

  1. Moor Mother :: Black Encyclopedia of the Air / Irreversible Entanglements :: Open The Gates / BLACK QUANTUM FUTURISM :: Mmere Dane: THE BLACK TIME BELT
  1. Reincarnated Sun Ra. Although I listened to thirteen Sun Ra records in that same month, I stand by this.
  2. Transmissions from dimensions clearly accessed during her CERN residency at the Large Hadron Collider
  3. Handmade bismuth crystals resting on black volcanic sand
  4. Dead clocks painted violet by design
  5. I like to punch people in the heart, and then kiss the heart.” (She does this.)
  6. She said in an interview it’s ‘deconstructed R&B’ or ‘decoded R&B’ but then said she doesn’t remember saying that. So it sounds like Mandela Effect R&B.
  7. Also ‘Black Encyclopedia of the Air’ sounds a lot like ‘Album of the Year’ if you say it fast.

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