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Two new shirts! Cowboy stylee + SFR Cyborg stylee

BOTH SHIRTS ARE AVAILABLE IN MEN’s AND WOMEN’s SIZES! Click the pictures below for their product pages.

This shirt’s design is based on the 12″ cover for Sea Lion. “Never put down the axe.” Available HERE:

This new SFR shirt designed by deprivedanxiety puts a cyborg twist on the original SFR logo. It is available HERE:

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Aug 12

Unlocking the Truth

It’s amazing for me to see these kids who are my dynamic opposite be motivated by the same thing I was when I started rapping. Interesting to note…hip-hop is the norm these days which, according to everything I learned as a kid, makes it the thing to rebel against. Of course, when I say “hip-hop” I’m basically talking about the general public’s understanding of it…according to whatever is force fed to them via mainstream channels. These kids are me in 6th grade in some strange but familiar parallel universe. It’s bugging me out.

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Jun 16

Death of the Boombox

“Death of the Boombox” is a song that I did on the “WORKING MAN” album by Prolyphic & Buddy Peace. It also features our Brooklyn fam, the Metermaids. This song is not a rehashing of the played out “hip-hop is dead” argument, nor is it a eulogy for the revered portable stereos of the past. It is an energetic return to a lost moment in time when sharing music with friends didn’t involve an internet connection. Songs were simply blasted throughout the neighborhood from two speakers perched on top of a b-boy’s shoulder. “Dig…put your back into it.”

image by Pat Jensen

www.soundcloud.com/strangefamousrecords/death-of-the-boombox

We are all about to do shows together in Brooklyn NYC, Providence RI, and Portland Maine. We will also be joined by B. Dolan and special guests! Read the rest of this entry »

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May 21
Mar 03

Sage Francis beanies and a birthday roll call.

Beanies, skullies, winter caps…Whatever you call these things, we’ve got em:

You can order yours HERE.
In other news, it was Varick Pyr’s birthday yesterday. He produced the beat for “Bridle” on my A Healthy Distrust album.

Varick Pyr now goes by the name of Read the rest of this entry »

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Feb 27

“Pitchers of Silence” lyrics

I never held a funeral for that big part of me that died.
I need to put these thoughts to rest.
I need to find a peace of mind.
I need to piece my mind,
I need to find a piece of mind to rest in.
I need to find someone to confide in then let the rest in.
I need to start resting.
Needless to say, I couldn’t hide.
While thinking, Read the rest of this entry »

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Feb 20

Black zip-up “SAGE” hoodies are back in stock!


Design by Sarah “Inkymole” Coleman!
All of our hoodies are available here: www.tinyurl.com/SFRhoodies

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Feb 01

Have a Hell of a New Year


Here is a live version of “Hell of a Year” where I rap the song over a piano by Nathan Matthews. Every few years something happens that makes the lyrics of this song ring more true to me. This happened to be one of those years, so I’d like to dedicate this live version to 2012. My resolution for the new year will be to finally drop my first official album since Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 31

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Brand new SNAPBACK styles & colors are in stock now, including our first Sage Francis name logo cap! Click here to see them all.

Sage Francis "Make 'Em Purr" T-Shirts! Available in Men's & Women's sizes here.

The SFR Flag Cape is an exact replica of the one worn onstage by Sage Francis! One of the most-requested Sage merch items of the past decade is finally here!

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