K.A.A.N. – Uncommon Knowledge (WEB) (2016) (FLAC + 320 kbps)
Debut EP from Maryland’s super lyricist, K.A.A.N., produced entirely by veteran K-Def.
Since hip hop’s golden era, a cycle repeats every few years when a new rapper emerges with a presence and skill so undeniable, the artform and its participants adapt to it’s latest contributor. Titans like Rakim, Nas, Snoop, Tupac, Biggie, DMX, and recently pop stars like Kanye, Drake and Kendrick Lamar each reconstructed expectations and trends associated with MCing following their emergence. 25 year old, Howard County, Maryland native, Brandon Perry also known as K.A.A.N. (pronounced Kon) has the talent and qualities to once again write a new chapter in the rap instruction manual. Everyday, innovations in the tech realm bring us one step closer to digital perfection. Throughout centuries philosophers, scientists, physicists and doctors alike have built upon the discoveries of their predecessors, helping mankind evolve and “know-it-all. When your moniker is an acronym for “Knowledge Above All Nonsense” (K.A.A.N.), hip hop is going to hold you accountable. Accountability and credibility are not only evident in K.A.A.N.’s music, but equally obvious in his work ethic and output. In a short time span, as he has been honing and developing his craft in real time, the rapper has organically amassed tens of thousands of followers across numerous social media platforms and consistently generated hundreds of thousands of plays via soundcloud and youtube from his multiple projects. Those statistics are only increasing daily. Some of the biggest names in the industry have extended admiration and support of K.A.A.N.’s movement. Cosigns from Chuck D, features on NPR, and regular performances on both US coasts are among the many stripes the newcomer has earned.
03. Warning Interlude
06. Be Strong Interlude
08. Moving Interlude
09. No Rest
FLAC – Datafile
320 kbps – Datafile