MP3: Boston's Rap Class of 2010: Urban Nerdz


It’s a slow, hot Sunday afternoon in Jamaica Plain when I meet the Urban Nerdz by the Stony Brook station. Bouffard Malory keeps jumping up and screaming at the sight of every passing bumble bee; Kay Special alternates between sitting and standing every few minutes; Ace BooGie casually places one leg in the air. It’s a strange act, but the trio’s eclectic, semi-random, sometimes chaotic collective demeanor is just what you’d expect from their moniker and their music. “People always say our music is good, but it’s different,” says Special, standing and looking down at me, “but that’s exactly what we want — to be different.” Read More . . .

DOWNLOAD: Urban Nerdz, Koneechiwah (mp3)

Photos, Video, Mp3s: Boston Rap's Class of 2010. By Erin Baldassari.

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