If you made your bones in the early days of the “rap blog era” then you know Charles Hamilton.
You know the artist’s rise, the love for Sonic the Hedgehog, the color pink, an ode to adult film actress Lacey Duvalle and you also know the fall, drug use, mental health issues, the infamous video with a former girlfriend punching him in the face, the J.Dilla controversy surrounding his debut album. All of it is public record, which makes Hamilton’s rise back from the proverbial grave a noted one.
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After a few delays, Hamilton’s The Black Box EP finally sees the light of day. A slim, 4-track EP, Hamilton’s The Black Box features guest appearances from Sam Bruno & Laurel on the singles “Lessons” and “Down The Line”.