Easily two of the best tracks off two of the best hip-hop albums of the summer - in Boston or anywhere else. Be sure to check Slaine's A World With No Skies 2.0, and Grey Sky Appeal's self-titled debut. I've listened to both over and over for the past few weeks and, aside from the suicidal fantasies they've both induced, I've got nothing but positive reviews.
The hard-partying, harder-working Slaine has never been more exhausted than he was this Monday. It's no wonder; he'd been draining booze and hibernating in his Brockton lab for 17 straight days and nights recording his new The Devil Never Dies mixtape.
Slaine's looked weathered in the past. But in the wake of this most recent marathon session, his eyes were glassier than than they were on the tail end of his two-month tour with Tech N9ne, and after he completed months of filming for his roles in “Gone Baby Gone” and “The Town.