The Stones Throw label, typically associated with hip-hop, is issuing the single as a limited run vinyl postcard.
Vex Ruffin - Losing Control by stonesthrow
All info below comes courtesy of GORILLAJEDI:
The local LA kid specializes in a blend of lo-fi punk rock that although is not typically affiliated with Stones Throw, marks a new generation for the legendary hip hop label.
His debut single, "Losing Control" is now available via a special edition postcard vinyl. http://stonesthrow.com/store/single/vexruffin/im-losing-control-postcard-single
With little info floating around, here are a few interesting tidbits about Vex, by the beastmaster himself.
5 Random Facts - Vex Ruffin
1. I love basketball, when i was a kid my dream was to play in the nba like hakeem olajuwan.
2. Im an early bird, i wake up at 7a.m everyday.
3. When i first started making music i wanted to be like the next madlib but instead i turned out to be something else? beastmaster!
4. I get really grumpy when im hungry and tired. beastmaster!
5. I dont know how to play the guitar, i just do the one finger string thing.
6. in highschool my favorites were the cure and dmx.
7. none of my friends listen to rock n roll.
8. My dream is to tour the world with my band
9. A lot of people dont get me maybe because im a beastmaster!
10. I was never a handy man but i was good at breaking things. alpha male!
Vex's debut single, "I'm Losing Control" is out now via limited-edition postcard vinyl at the Stones Throw website.
Steam the single via Soundcloud and feel free to embed the track: http://soundcloud.com/stonesthrow/vex-ruffin-losing-control
Vex Ruffin will also play a pair of LA shows in May.
5 Los Angeles, CA - The Smell (with Master Blazter, Matthewdavid and Sun Araw)
21 Los Angeles, CA - Highland Park Ebell Club (Buddy Society Presents: Puro Instinct, Diva and DJ sets from Peanut Butter Wolf and Dam-Funk. Tickets available now)
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