Armand Hammer Interview: Billy Woods and Elucid Talk 'Haram', The Alchemist and More | Ep. 94
The Crate 808 Podcast
This week we welcome on a duo that have been killing the underground scene for years - Billy Woods and Elucid jump on to speak their new album ‘Haram’ with The Alchemist 🔥 Along the way we touch on song craft, psychedelics, religion, the band Swans, their incredible body of work…and shepherds pie 😂 Show Notes Least hip hop thing in the last 24 hours? (01:35) How they feel on the reception of Haram (02:28) What it’s like working with The Alchemist (05:38) Breaking down the track ‘Stonefruit’ (08:40) The difference The Alchemist made and if there’s any added pressure now (14:44) Breaking down ‘Aubergine’ and keeping your ego in check eg. Thom Yorke putting Shrines on his playlist…and why Woods would never touch psychedelics (19:32) Talking on their style of songwriting (22:25) Their relationship with faith, religion and family (26:55) Woods on love, hate and ‘Stonefruit’ (31:50) Behind the use of film excerpts on the album (33:42) Their thoughts on 2020 and supposed sea of change (35:33) Talk on common misconceptions on their work (42:00) Songs they wished they’d worked on - Elucid on ‘Chicharrones’, Billy Woods on ‘Charms’ (45:20) Why does Elucid love the band Swans so much (49:50) Why they love the UK, vinegar on their fish and shepherds pie (51:55) Be sure to check out our merch - jump on crate808.com to buy a tee or a hoody (or have a look at our Instagram shop), and help support the pod please. It all goes back into the pot for us to try make even more great content for you! 🙌 And our last series talking best 3-album runs in rap can be found here… Ice Cube with Shawn Setaro (https://bit.ly/3kaYfOq) Tupac with Andrew Barber (https://bit.ly/2HGr3QT) De La Soul with Andrew Emery (https://bit.ly/324LJJn) Gang Starr with Dart Adams (https://apple.co/2Vlx9t1) A Tribe Called Quest with Rob Pursey (https://bit.ly/3oS73uX) Redman with Take it Personal Radio (https://bit.ly/3tYFUcL) OutKast with Justin Hunte (https://bit.ly/3b89bJh) Mobb Deep with Chris Mitchell from Breaking Atoms (http://shorturl.at/zHIKO) Catch all our Spotify playlists here… Slept-On DJ Premier Bangers Playlist: https://spoti.fi/3iw4yun Slept-On Wu-Tang Bangers Playlist: https://spoti.fi/32QtAQG Sample Corner Playlist: https://spoti.fi/3eYfhMd YouTube: https://bit.ly/3uSa552 Twitter: https://twitter.com/crate808 Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/crate_808 Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/crate808 Website: https://www.crate808.com
The History of Backwoodz Studioz feat. Billy Woods
Call Out Culture
This week we sit down with Billy Woods to talk about the history of his label Backwoodz Studioz. For early and exclusive content please be sure to subscribe to our patreon page. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/calloutculture/support
For our third episode, Reel Notes welcomes rappers billy woods and Elucid, also known as the duo Armand Hammer. We talk about woods’s childhood memories of watching American cinema while living in Zimbabwe; Elucid’s affinity for short stories; some pretty damn hot takes on the work of the late John Singleton; the abstract magic of Ghostface Killah; and the creative process behind their latest album HARAM, produced entirely by The Alchemist.Follow billy woods's label Backwoodz Studioz on Twitter (@BackwoodzHipHop) & Instagram (@backwoodzstudioz) Follow Elucid on Twitter (@elucidwho) and Instagram (@cobratoof) Follow Alchemist on Twitter (@Alchemist) and Instagram (@alanthechemist) Stream/purchase Armand Hammer's latest album HARAM here: https://armandhammer.bandcamp.com/
Weird Rap Discussion Gang #6 - Billy Woods & Kenny Segal: Hiding Places
! Weird Rap Podcast !
We peer into the crevices and crannies of Hiding Places, a labyrinthian rap masterpiece. Normally we don't post these discussions in the podcast feed but felt like this one was especially important. All the other Discussion Gang episodes are available in audio form at http://patreon.com/weirdrap and in video form at http://youtube.com/weirdrap. (Video of this episode is at YouTube as well.) Co-hosted by Chief & TheDoomsdayDevice - http://chiefandthedoomsdaydevice.com Brought to you by Weird Rap: https://weirdrap.com Bonus episodes: http://patreon.com/weirdrap Rate/review: https://weirdrap.com/rating
“Life is just 2 quarters in the machine... but either you have it or you don’t, that’s the thing.” There are few options to when you don’t have it, one being fake it till you make it, or perhaps retreat to one of many “Hiding Places”, which is the 2019 album covered in this weeks Rap Thought Pod. Brandon and Matt dive into each track and discuss the different places that Billy Woods discusses, as well as the different elements he draws to our attention. Life has its challenges, and sometimes we have to retreat to regain our composure. Make no mistake, the complexity of this album is nothing to be deciphered without time and mistakes, but even if one earns “steak knives” in second place for effort, that beats a “bigfakelaugh” any day from those that threw in the towel. Check this and more this week.Check out more here!Apple PodcastSpotifyInstagramTwitter______________________________________________________Music by: BlueysportInstagram: blueysport
On this episode I give you two short reviews. First is one of the best albums of 2019, Billy Woods' Terror Management, and my favorite album of 2020 so far, Medhane's Cold Water. Enjoy! Songs: Billy Woods - "Western Education is Forbidden" Billy Woods - "Stranger in the Village" Medhane - "TRS" Medhane - "Na Fr"
Hey, thank you for listening. in this episode I chat with Armand Hammer – the rap group of E L U C I D (https://elucid.bandcamp.com/) and billy woods (https://billywoods.bandcamp.com/)2 months ago they released their latest album SHRINES (https://armandhammer.bandcamp.com/album/shrines) – an incredible album produced by and featuring several long time and new collaborators. I was able to engineer a bunch of woods vocals and I got to produce a track as well. We recorded this show in 2 parts, one a week before the album dropped, and one a week after it dropped. Check out the link to shrines and their solo work in the episode description along with donation links to important donation sites for Black Lives Matter and bail reform organizations etc. thank you.LINKS: Here is a link leading to several links of places for donations: https://biglink.to/blmdonations | Here is a link that will lead you right to donate, but will split your donation up evenly among several organizations: https://secure.actblue.com/donate/bail_funds_george_floyd | Black Lives Matter.--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/apalacefromruin/messageSupport this podcast: https://anchor.fm/apalacefromruin/support
Billy Woods is a singer songwriter musician, composer, actor from Kells, Co. Meath. He talks about how the current pandemic is impacting his worls and how he hopes his music brings strenght to people who are sufferuing.