Behind The Scenes: PLAITWRIGHTS


"Your girlfriend in my clothes, make sure she’s wearing NTHNG"Xylk from Plaitwrights, “craveyou”

More so than not the meetings that myself or the team partake in are strictly business related. The amount of time invested in going to and from locations, meeting new people face to face….

3:02 p.m.


adios to the people that’s been fucking up my ozone

Plaightwrights - “insects, ligaments” [Mixtape]


Plaightwrights – “insects, ligaments” [Mixtape]


​Plaitwrights is the raw, upbeat Toronto duo, Xylk Lorena and Angela Abrenica. The two 21-year-olds’ distinct, erratic style, is heavily influenced by visionaries such as Outkast, Janelle Monae, Childish Gambino, Ella Fitzgerald, Kid Cudi and Erykah Badu. Together, with the versatile, groovy, four piece band Charleston Relay they produce an eclectic sound that challenges the norm and pushes the…

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NEW ALBUM : insects, ligaments, by Plaitwrights


The summer of 2014 has been pretty dry, for Asian artists’ HipHop projects. However, to my own delight (I am a super-hiphop fanatic), Toronto, Canada’s finest have just dropped their debut full-length album!

Titled “insects, ligaments”, the Plaitwrights follow up their 2013 EP CMYK with more of that Jazz/Alternative/Organic/Indie-Rock/Soul/Blues-inspired Hiphop that I just love. Sure, it is not the mainstream sound of a “Flo Rida” or Black Eyed Peas, but fans of Britney Spears might be very pleased, nonetheless.
However, if you’re an activist against eating insects, then I suggest that you ignore the cover art (although, they are apparently a great source of protein!). Other than that…Check-Check-Check-Check it out!