Aaron Cohen’s recent EP Home Less finds the Southend native aligning his sharp, nihilistic barbs with beats that trend low-end, boom-bap and crawling. The rapper has definitely found his sweet spot. “Sidelines” is the opening track on Home Less and it’s appropriately grimy like the LA River. Video directed by Jesse Diamond and song produced by JG Beats.
A number of years ago Aaron Cohen moved from Seattle to Queens with a beard and a hip-hop dream. Hear more of his story in the 206UP x 28HUNDRED interview with the rapper from last summer.
Home Less is Cohen’s latest album, an EP that carries his particular low-key stunting grime into deeper territory and highlights the reasons why the MC is hitting even on an international level. And check out the video for “Booyakah” featuring Los Angeles psychedelics expert Alexander Spit.
Aaron Cohen with a moody clip for the track “L.E.G. (Lust Envy Greed)” off his recent You Wouldn’t Know EP. Directed by Frenchman Bertrand Touchard of InDaPROD.
A very dope look from Aaron Cohen. “Ain’t Shit” was produced by Kemal and the (almost) one take video was directed by Goldrush. From Aaron’s You Wouldn’t Know EP, streaming below.
Captain of the filthy monotonic, Aaron Cohen — the Queens-based, Seattle-bred rapper — dropped his latest project yesterday. You Wouldn’t Know is a seven-track EP with a dark and catchy appeal; the most accurate representation yet of who he is as an MC. Listen and download below, and make sure to check out the exclusive 28Hundred interview below that.
Seattle to Queens transplant Aaron Cohen preps the release of his clique’s mixtape, the self-titled Inner City Kids (due this fall), by pushing the limits of good taste and violating a couple dozen NYC building codes in his new clip for “Young Casanovas,” featuring teammate ABGOHARD.
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Aaron Cohen is a Queens-based rapper from the Seward Park neighborhood in Seattle, who’s been garnering a fair amount of burn on national outlets like Noisey, Mishka and Mass Appeal. 28Hundred sat down with Aaron in Queens for this exclusive interview.
Check out his latest song “You Wouldn’t Know” (featuring Alexander Spit) the title track from his upcoming EP due September 22.