Anticon's unofficial cat mascot, Purple, passed away earlier this year, marking the end of an era at the label. Born in 1997, she has been around since the founding of Anticon, and has graced the covers of several albums, including The No Music of AIFFs, and Crownsdown and Company. In her eulogizing tweet, Purple’s cat daddy Doseone referred to her as "the BEST of FRIENDS", and "the 1st CAT of RAP". She will be dearly missed.
Ahead of tonight's Greenball 5 release party in Los Angeles (where he's joined by OG's Awol One, Giovanni Marks and Omid Walizadeh), Jel spoke with LA Weekly about the new release, his process as an MPC champion, and some fun Anticon history. Check it out here, and don't forget to show Jel your love tonight at his Greenball 5 release party at The Satellite.
A limited amount of Greenball 5 cassettes are available at our webshop, go on!