(aka Charles Andrew Bothwell) is a Minneapolis based rapper known for his genre-bending production and freestyle performances. While on tour in support of his 5th studio album Cut The Body Loose
, he stopped by Baeble to record an unique, unplugged session of sorts. In our newest NEXT Session, Astronautalis might dial the instrumentation down (he's known to front a full band), but he knocks the intensity to 11, slicing and dicing through three explosive cuts from his new album.
In between songs, the amicable hip hop head gives our own Kirsten Spruch the run-down on how he got his start as a local "suburban, middle class, white idiot" (his term) in the Jacksonville FL battle rap scene. It's where he learned how to perform, it's where he learned to think on his feet, it's where he found himself in sticky situations...all of which press on the stories that permeate Cut The Body Loose
. It's a great spin...one we're pretty sure you'll be sprinting to after giving our newest NEXT Session a spin.