May 31, 2018
On today's episode I talk to James McCall AKA Nocando. Born and raised in Los
Angeles, Nocando got his start rap battling in Leimert Park in the
Crenshaw District of South Central, and In 2007, he won the MC
Battle at Scribble Jam, the largest hip-hop festival in the nation.
Since 2004, he's released a ton of EPs, mixtapes and featured on
dozens of songs, as well as a number of collaborations including
2010's Flash Bang Grenada with Busdriver. In 2011, he founded the
label Hellfyre Club, which has released albums by Milo, Busdriver
and Open Mike Eagle among many others, and James has released three
albums: Jimmy the Lock in 2010, Jimmy the Burnout in 2014, and
Severed in 2017. His latest album Coyote will be released on June
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