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Blue-collar blues

Cranston native and Strange Famous Records rhyme rep Prolyphic digs even deeper into his personal journals on his new album ' Working Man ,' the long-awaited follow-up to his 2008 SFR debut ' The Ugly Truth .'  
Prolyphic and Buddy Peace salute the 'Working Man'
By CHRIS CONTI  |  May 17, 2013

Toasting another year of high quality hip-hop

We're saluting another dynamic year of real deal Rhody-based rap music — the diverse community of razor-sharp eccentric wordsmiths and young-gun production phenoms worthy of your attention.
Savor the local flavor
By CHRIS CONTI  |  December 30, 2011
New Must-See #Occupy Visuals from Strange Famous Records and Current TV

New Must-See #Occupy Visuals from Strange Famous Records and Current TV

Two of my favorite sources for both information and entertainment have blessed us this week with multimedia assaults concerning the Occupy movement at large. One...
By Chris Faraone  |  December 13, 2011

Prayers for Atheists take it personally

Prayers for Atheists follow up their 2009 debut EP with a full-length punk scorcher, New Hymns for an Old War .
Rising against
By CHRIS CONTI  |  May 06, 2011

Sage Francis's office party; Ken Casey & friends' new Whiskey

Two big names in music are doing big things locally within the upcoming week: world-class lyricist and Strange Famous Records CEO Sage Francis will host another SFR office party, and later in the week Dropkick Murphys' frontman Ken Casey will officially
Party time!
By CHRIS CONTI  |  March 11, 2011

The Manhattan project

"Was I a coward to abandon the broken down mechanics that crowned Biggie Smalls as the king of Atlantis?" asks Providence-based wordsmith B. Dolan.
B. Dolan breaks north on Fallen House, Sunken City
By CHRIS CONTI  |  February 26, 2010

Slaine vs. Sage Francis War Is Over

Pacifist observers of the ongoing beef between Providence indie rap hero Sage Francis and Southie r...
By Chris Faraone  |  September 25, 2008