‘I’m Not Going To Let Anybody Down With My Music’ – Kutt Calhoun Discusses ‘Black Gold’, Upcoming Tour, And More!
With Kutt Calhoun’s brand new album BLACK GOLD on the shelves and arguably the biggest year of his career so far ahead of him, Kutt Calhoun still found time to join us on the Strange Music Podcast for an interview recently.
We spoke about the inspiration behind some of the heavier tracks on BLACK GOLD like “That’s My Word” and “Baby Mama Drama“, what we can expect from Kutty on the upcoming Independent Powerhouse Tour, and more!!
Peep the whole interview below, and don’t forget to cop BLACK GOLD which is in stores now!!!
Tune in tomorrow, Thursday, February 28th at 2pm CST as Kutt Calhoun joins us live on the Strange Music Podcast to discuss his brand new album BLACK GOLD! Continue reading
With less than a week until Kutt Calhoun’s Black Gold floods the streets with Bloody Kutt’s hard-hitting brand of street rap, we thought it’d be a good idea to talk to Kutt himself and find out what we can about the album before it hits the shelves.
Kutt let us in on some gems behind the making of the album, the meaning of the album’s title, and what it was like to work with Seven on nearly the entire album.
Black Gold promises to be Kutt Calhoun’s most cohesive and well-crafted project of his career. This is in no small part due to the fact that Bloody Kutty and producer Seven were able to chop it up in the lab one on one, creating the most street-savvy and hardcore album that Strange Music has ever released. Continue reading
Producer Spotlight – Tylan Briscoe Lays Down ‘It’s Goin’ Down’ For Kutt Calhoun’s ‘Black Gold’ [Interview]
Kansas City is host to some of the finest producers in hip hop, and the world is just starting to figure that out.
Names like Seven, Info Gates and Leonard D. Stroy keep Kansas City vibrant with the wide array of colors they offer to the hip hop wall of sound. Tylan Briscoe, aka MONSTAMUZIK, is hoping to add his name to that hat of original talents that make Kansas City one of the most distinguished and original in music.
His production on Kutt Calhoun’s Black Gold is the only beat not produced by Seven. With his hard-hitting and well-tuned 808s, Tylan Briscoe gave Kutt Calhoun just what he needed to craft the perfect street album with the song “It’s Goin’ Down”. Continue reading
With The Gift Of Rap 2012 being Kutt’s first big Strange Music performance in so long, we had to get his thoughts on why this is such an important event for the Kansas City area. The KC legend has a lot to look forward to with this concert, and we were lucky to catch him on the Gift Of Rap podcast to get his thoughts on what will undoubtedly be Strange Music’s most important show to date. Continue reading
‘It Gives You A Taste Of What The Album Is Going To Be Like’ – Kutt Calhoun Discusses ‘Kelvin’ EP And New Album [Interview Recap]
“I’m the best you never heard about” rhymes Kutt Calhoun on Kelvin‘s opener, “Sleeping On Me”. Spoken by anyone else, those words may seem a little cliché, but in Kutt Calhoun’s case, they carry a heavy dose of reality.
The self-proclaimed Red-Headed Stepchild spent most of 2012 making preparations for what was next in his career. Between embarking on his first solo tour and recording new material, Kutt Calhoun knew he had to make it all count.
The Kelvin EP made sure of that as it gave fans a new direction in Kutt’s music and solidified Kutt as an emcee capable of evolving beyond what is considered to be the “Strange Music sound.”
Just after the release of his Kelvin EP, Kutt joined us live on the Strange Music Podcast to discuss the EP’s release and what it means to fans looking forward to his next full-length album.
Check out what Kutt had to say in this interview excerpt!
Tune in today, Thursday, October 4 at 2PM CST as the Kansas City Chief joins us live on the Strange Music Podcast to answer your questions!
We’ll also be discussing Kutt’s upcoming releases as well as what fans can expect in the coming months. This is one podcast you won’t want to miss!
All that and more with Kutt Calhoun at 2:00 PM CST today!
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‘It’s Make It Or Break It Time For Kutt’ – Seven On Producing Kutt Calhoun’s ‘Kelvin’ EP [Interview]
“I think it’s important that this project makes a dent,” reveals Seven during a conversation regarding his involvement on Kutt Calhoun’s new Kelvin EP.
After assisting the Kansas City Chief on previous full-length efforts like Feature Presentation and Raw And Un-Kutt, Seven looked to revamp Kutt Calhoun’s sound and build something new in the studio. Feeling that the project weighed heavily on Kutt Calhoun’s return to the spotlight, Seven knew there would be a lot of pressure and even more expectations for Kelvin.
Just as Strange Music premiered the official “Bottle Service” music video, we caught up with Seven to discuss the making of Kelvin and what it all means for Kutt Calhoun.