We are thrilled to announce that the Albumism family has expanded once again with the very welcome addition of Ben Pedroche! With an insatiable passion for hip-hop and proven penchant for the written word, Ben is sure to enhance our ever-evolving content platform. We look forward to Ben’s perspectives and insights in the future and recommend that our readers check out his recent debut article, a review of Tanya Morgan’s recently released album YGWY$4.
More about Ben:
Ben Pedroche has been addicted to rap music since first hearing the illicit rhymes of Snoop Doggy Dogg at the tender age of 11, and has written about the genre for magazines around the world. He founded and ran an independent record label for a short time from 2003-05, albeit unsuccessfully, and has also published three books about his other passion, London history. He edits the rap blog Grown Up Rap, and lives in London with his wife and daughter.
Follow Ben on Twitter via @Ben_Pedroche
Explore Ben’s books via Amazon
Ben’s 5 Favorite Albums of All Time:
Dr. Dre | The Chronic (1992)
Madvillain | Madvillainy (2004)
Nas | Illmatic (1994)
Pete Rock & C.L. Smooth | Mecca And The Soul Brother (1992)
A Tribe Called Quest | Midnight Maruaders (1993)