Album Review: “Urban Alien Nation” by The Wilde (San Francisco, CA)

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When finding out that one of our favorite influences, Scarub of Living Legends was featured on The Wilde’s most recent release, we had to check it out.  Graciously, TW sent us the album “Urban Alien Nation” himself, and to be honest, it’s a very creative release.  The EP takes you inside TW’s vision and thoughts in a lyrical form alongside a variety of production.  From clean raps, to dope vocal hooks, The Wilde is definitely keeping the integrity of Hip Hop alive in the Bay area.  Tracks to pay attention to: Leaving the Living Dead, Greatest Fear (feat. Milo) , Urban Liberation (feat. Scarub)
About The Wilde
The Wilde is twenty year old emcee/producer Luke deWilde, a sophomore at Stanford by way of San Francisco. A multi-instrumentalist, former punk rocker, and poet, Luke turned to alternative hip-hop after learning to produce his own beats in high school. He has just released his 2nd full-length and 4th album, Urban Alien Nation on October 7th via iTunes, Spotify, Bandcamp etc. The album calls us to re-evaluate our dependence on technology for emotional wellbeing and analyzes its effect on the psyche. The LP features Scarub of Living Legends as well as milo of Hellfyre Club. The video for Urban Alien Nation was directed by Frank Door, who has also directed videos for k.flay, the Limousines, and One Direction. His next show is in Oakland at The Uptown with MC Lars.
The Wilde’s Links
Instagram: @lukedewilde
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