Apr 10, 2015

Peanut Butter Wolf

I owe a debt of gratitude to the friends that forced me to listen to Stones Throw products.

It is now is one of my favorite record labels and I have a lot of respect for their artists.

Stones Throw is at the forefront of what I hold near and dear where hip hop and music is concerned.

Stones Throw is one of the most creative and innovative record labels in music today.

The name Peanut Butter Wolf was something of an urban legend to me many years ago. It was like saying Candyman three times in the mirror. What did he look like? How the hell did he name himself Peanut Butter Wolf? It took me over ten years to get answers to my questions.

In a strange twist of fate, as underground and mythical his persona was to me, he and his Stones Throw organization are now at the forefront of what I hold near and dear where hip hop and music is concerned.

The Chrome Children tour came to Montreal and I got to experience my first Peanut Butter Wolf live set. He mixed classic hip hop videos and not vinyl, Cd's or mp3s. It was one of the most unforgettable concert moments I've had in a long time.

The Stones Throw tour passed through this fair city and I got another round of Peanut Butter Wolf wizardry.

The label celebrated a decade worth of music recently and the diversity of their products has been nothing short of surprising. 

Peanut Butter Wolf has given his artists and label the license to explore and break down barriers and pre-conceived notions. I respect and admire the outlet and output which is Stones Throw.

Peanut Butter Wolf is scheduled to return to Montreal for a performance at Théâtre Fairmount (5240 Avenue du Parc, Montreal, Quebec H2V 4G7) on May 2, 2015.  

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