Despite naming themselves Antipop Consortium, group member Beans insists to Darren Keast of the Cleveland Scene that they aren’t against what’s popular in hip-hop. “Hip-hop is still the basis of everything we do,” he argues. “We keep abreast of what’s going on, always. Some of the songs on [Nas’s latest album] Stillmatic are very well written, I love Jay-Z’s album, and [Ghostface Killah’s] Supreme Clientele is my sh**. But I can’t listen to one kind of music for too long, so I go back and forth with it and other music a lot.” Read more.