Author Archives: Tom Rodwell

About Tom Rodwell

Nurtured on heavyweights like Jay Z, Nas and Kanye, Tom is a huge hip hop fan. Having also since discovered grime music's charm and enjoying a taste which becomes increasingly open-minded, he has grown comfortable with music in widely contrasting forms.

ALBUM REVIEW: Flying Lotus ‘You’re Dead!’

Rating: Abstract hip hop. That’s how someone described Flying Lotus’ fifth studio album to me this week – and it’s incredibly difficult to offer a better adjective. What Lotus, real name Steven Ellison, has done with You’re Dead! isn’t anything…