ELUCID "Osage" CS
Born in Queens and raised in Long Island, longtime Brooklyn resident ELUCID is New York’s best-kept secret. He’s worked with some of indie hip-hop’s most celebrated artists : Open Mike Eagle, Tanya Morgan, J*Davey, Beans from Antipop, Milo, Billy Woods, Busdriver, Small Professor or Rob Sonic, amongst others. He’s put out a few mixtapes and a couple collaborative projects - as part of Cult Favorite with A.M. Breakups and Armand Hammer with Billy Woods. In 2016 he released Osage, which is set for a 2017 re-release with A Night on Canopy Records, and the critically acclaimed album Save Yourself.
Osage is a 16 minutes project inspired by the barbaric bombing of the MOVE organisation's house on Osage avenue by the Philadelphia police, on may 13th 1985. On this day, 6 adults and 5 children were killed.
Written and produced by ELUCID except "House Keys" which was produced by Ohbliv. Billy Woods spit on"Who No Know Gon' Know" & "Slumped".
Features reading of "words" by Amiri Baraka and an untitled poem by Warsan Shire read by Arissa Hall.
Liners notes by Ramona Africa
Minister of communication for the MOVE organisation.
Edition of 100 copies