Apollo Brown is different than most producers. He grew up on the Seals & Crofts—not The Isley Brothers—version of Summer Breeze. Born into a bi-racial family in Grand Rapids, Michigan, his early influences skewed more toward the music of Journey and the Carpenters than the urban genres his peers often cite as inspiration. This is not to say that once hip-hop came into play, Apollo wasn’t all in. Just as easily as he can praise the virtues of yacht rock Read more on Last.fm
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Dec 27, 2017
ABC News Best Albums of 2017
Apollo Brown & Planet Asia "Anchovies"
Dec 11, 2017
"THE BROWN TAPE" is back!
Digital 1/26 https://tinyurl.com/yb8b5emw
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A few years back The RZA's label reached out to me about creating my own version of what was then an upcoming Ghostface Killah album. I constructed beats around GFK's work (prior to the release (or even hearing) "Twelve Reasons To Die"). This made the project one of my most challenging projects to date. The album briefly appeared on cassette and then other formats before disappearing despite fans' acclaim. My label, Mello Music Group, decided to reach out to Soul Temple & Linear Labs and bring the project home to Mello for a new official re-issue.
Dec 03, 2017
Planet Asia & Apollo Brown..."Anchovies"
Clownin at the photo shoot w/ Jeremy Deputat. If you haven't, add "Anchovies" to your best of 2017 record list. Minimal, stripped down, nothing but nasty https://tinyurl.com/y8mmn7wt