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Vintage Curses

Vintage Curses is the second studio album by American rapper Tairrie B, released August 14, 2015[1] as a free download via her official bandcamp page.[2] The album marked her return to rap music after a hiatus of more than 20 years spent fronting heavy metal bands Tura Satana, Manhole and My Ruin.

Vintage Curses
Studio album by
Released2015
Recorded2014-2015
GenreHip hop
Length38:00
LabelHouse Of Capricorn
Self Release
ProducerTairrie B, Josh Lynch, Micky Murphy, Joel Stooksbury
Tairrie B chronology
Power of a Woman
(1990)
Vintage Curses
(2015)

Contents

Track listingEdit

  1. "Beware The Crone" 4:02
  2. "Wicked Witch Of The West Coast" 3:58
  3. "BTCHCRVFT" 3:30
  4. "Ad Nauseam" 3:22
  5. "Spirit Queen" 4:49
  6. "Down As Dirt" 3:21
  7. "Sky Above, City Below" 3:28
  8. "Old School Gospel" 3:31
  9. "Carpe Noctum" 3:39
  10. "Devil May Care" 3:41

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InfluencesEdit

Speaking to Vice Magazine,[4] Tairrie B described the mood and musical stylings of Vintage Curses "I am a West Coast woman at heart and I respect the architects such as Ice T, Ice Cube, MC Ren, WC, Mack 10, King T, Low Profile, The D.O.C. and NWA. I wanted my album to reflect what I love and have listened to since the mid 80s as well as who I am today as an artist. It has an old school feel to it because I’m old school. The influence is honest"

SinglesEdit

The video for the album's leading track 'Beware The Crone' was published to Tairrie B's official YouTube channel on June 15, 2015 accompanied by lyric video and album teaser[5] In an interview with LA Weekly[6] Tairrie discussed the song title 'Beware The Crone' and her return to rap music saying "On one hand, calling myself the 'Crone' is meant with a wink and a bit of tongue-in-cheek. On the other, I’m making a statement....Ageism has become as real as sexism and racism but — just as gender and race — has nothing to do with ability. I have never felt my art came with an expiration date." On September 16, 2015 Tairrie unveiled the 'Beware The Crone (Hecate Remix)' via SoundCloud by St Louis producer PaleFace Junkies [7] and on October 28, 2015 Tairrie released the 'Wicked Witch Of The West Coast (Mediatrix Remix)' single via SoundCloud by British producer Nina Mediatrix [8]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Meet Tairrie B: Hip-Hop's first white female rapper (who was signed to Eazy-E's label) returns with new album after 25 years". Daily Mail. London. July 2, 2015.
  2. ^ Curses, Vintage. "Tairrie B Bandcamp". Bandcamp.
  3. ^ "Discogs- Vintage Curses".
  4. ^ Magazine, Vice. "Noisey Vice- Trailblazing Rapper".
  5. ^ "Tairrie B- House Of Capricorn YouTube".
  6. ^ Tairrie B Is Back, LA Weekly. "LA Weekly- Tairrie B- Hip Hop's Original Bad Bitch".
  7. ^ "Beware The Crone- HECATE REMIX".
  8. ^ "Wicked Witch of the West Coast (Mediatrix Remix)". SoundCloud. Retrieved 2015-11-15.