Listen to Philadelphia Slick’s long-awaited Earth Rocks Harder album

Philadelphia Slicks Noesis | Photo via
Philadelphia Slick’s Noesis | Photo via

Since their formation in 2005, Philadelphia Slick has built a rep for continuing the local tradition of mixing live band energy with hip hop.  Much like Philadelphia’s The Roots, Slick is fronted by an MC – Ben “Noesis” Polinsky – but the seven-piece band that backs him (along with producer El Smooth) is as important as the rapper himself.  The group recently released its long-awaited album Earth Rocks Harder and it’s a solid listen full of creative production and lyrical insight. Continue reading →