Sage Francis - Slow Man

Posted 6 years ago
Producer:
Brian Deck
Album:
Li(f)e

While today notably marks the first time Sage Francis has appeared on DJBooth’s vaunted pages, fans of heavily bearded, possibly insane, poetically inclined rappers from Providence have been up on the man for years. (Frankly, there aren’t a lot of other options.) Those same fans also know that Sage has never hesitated to experiment, and his new single Slow Man may be one of his most sonically adventurous yet, thanks in large part to the country-meets-hip-hop audio template that producer Brian Deck lays down. On the mic Sage does more quasi-singing than he does rapping, but his lyrics are as heavily shrouded yet fearlessly autobiographical as ever. I know a lot of folks will either love this track or hate it, but as one of those long time fans I can promise you one thing; Sage doesn’t give a f**k. He’s going to keep making the music he wants to regardless. I honestly have no idea what his new album Li(f)e will sound like when it drops on May 1, but I do know I’ll be listening. How about you?

Sage Francis

Written by
Posted 6 years ago
Get The PLUG app by DJBooth and get the best hip-hop writing and news delivered daily.

More from Sage Francis

Featured Video

Hip Hop News

Saba’s New “Symmetry” Single Will Sooth Your Mind, Body & Soul

Chicago artists continue to impress as the frequent Chance The Rapper collaborator delivers another winning effort. Read More
Posted 12 hours ago by DJ Z

Chuck Inglish on The Cool Kids Break Up & Reunion: “It Wasn’t Fun for a While”

According to Chuck the two always hoped to return when the time was right, and that time is now. Read More
Posted 13 hours ago by Nathan S.

Kanye West: “I Do Not Like to Think at All”

What's it like to be inside the mind of Kanye West? According to Yeezy, the key is not thinking at all. Read More
Posted 14 hours ago by William E. Ketchum III

DJ Khaled Clearing a Fugees Sample is Lowkey Fascinating

One of Khaled's most impressive feats was somehow convincing every member of The Fugees to clear a "Fu-Gee-La" sample. Read More
Posted 15 hours ago by Nathan S.
Sample Text - Sample Link
0:00
3:00
Shrink
Hide

TRENDING NOW



Flame

TOP 20 MUSIC CHARTS


Discover the best new songs, videos, and albums added to the Booth.