Dart Adams sat down with Fashawn before his show at the Middle East in Cambridge to discuss his first album “Boy Meets World” and the part of his life he was in when he wrote and recorded it. Moving on Dart gets into the 5 year gap between the release of “Boy Meets World” and “The Ecology”. Moving on Dart gets into talking about “The Ode to Illmatic” and how Fashawn released his “Illmatic” inspired record before the Detroit rapper Elzhi. Fashawn also touches on his worries with rapping over the beats and what inspired him to do it in the first place. Fashawn goes on to talk about his hometown of Fresno and what it was like coming up in that city compared to other more notable locations for California hip hop. To close it out we h
Fashawn while on his The Ecology tour visited the world famous Burnside Skatepark. A bittersweet moment as this is the same location his childhood friend Adam Birch who taught him how to skate passed away.
K-Def lends an assist to the remix of DJ EFN’s west coast collaboration “Selfish” that features King T, Fashawn and Kurupt.
During Fashawn’s album release party for The Ecology that featured appearances from Aloe Blacc, Dilated Peoples, Dom Kennedy, Blu & Exile and Everlast, Nasty Nas himself dropped through to show the Fresno emcee some love. Check out video highlights from the show.
Fashawn continues pushing “The Ecology” by slaying the mic on Statik Selektah’s Showoff Radio.
With the release of Fashawn’s The Ecology, Mass Appeal put together a documentary on the Fresno emcee’s upbringing that includes his family, friends and surroundings. Executive produced by Nas.
A glimpse into Fashawn’s Ecology and transformation from Santiago to Fashawn. The documentary explores the environment and influences that paved Fashawn’s path from Fresno’s familiar streets to his unfolding journey of sharing his art with a worldwide audience.
directed by Punit Dhesi
Fashawn’s new album The Ecology is finally dropping on February 24 after what appeared to be a ridiculous amount of setbacks and holdups. Before it releases, you can stream that album in its entirety. With guest spots from Nas, BJ The Chicago Kid, Dom Kennedy, Alchemist, Exile and Aloe Blacc, it’s certainly worth checking out.
Nasty Nas joins his Mass Appeal artist on “Something To Believe In.” With DJ Khalil providing the beat and Aloe Blacc on the hook, Fash and Nas trade bars as the present and future of hip hop.
With Fashawn’s The Ecology approaching its February 24th release date, the Fresno emcee releases the song “Out The Trunk” for our listening pleasure.
The Fresno emcee drops the second video from his upcoming album The Ecology.