People Under the Stairs: Question in the Form of an Answer

L.A. hip-hop duo Thes One and Double K do it all, from sharing the mike and DJ duties, to mastering their own albums in a little bedroom studio crammed with old records. “The P” construct all their beats from loops. There are no synthesizers or drum machines on this CD. It’s a reminder of hip-hop’s roots as a folk art for “two turntables and a mic”.
Question in the Form of an Answer
Released: 6/6/2000
Label: Om Records
All People Under the Stairs profiles…
Old Records
Thes One says he and partner Double K have a love affair with old records that defines their style.
What “The P” would say if they had a flatbed truck and a bullhorn..
43 Labels I Like
…and a bedroom studio that looks like the Library of Congress of old records.
The Politics of Self-Construction
Rap can be a trap for artists who let their angry image become their reality. Hey, why don’t we give love a chance?

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