Homeboy Sandman

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Homeboy Sandman is an MC from NYC  For further biographical information, see: Viens (2017) Kindness for Weakness (2016) Hallways (2014) First of a Living Breed (2012)

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Aesop Rock and Homeboy Sandman - Triple Fat Lice

In the store | TRIPLE FAT LICE Stream the album right here. But first... Triple Fat Lice Poem by Homeboy Sandman      Triple Fat Lice is... Read More

Aesop Rock and Homeboy Sandman – Lice Two: Still Buggin'

In the store | AESOP ROCK & SANDMAN - LICE TWO Now on vinyl: Aesop Rock & Homeboy Sandman's second edition of Lice. 5-track EP... Read More

Homeboy Sandman Snapback (Mitchell and Ness)

In the store | HOMEBOY SANDMAN SNAPBACK (MITCHELL & NESS) 80% Acrylic, 20% Wool. Full raised embroidery on front panels. Read More

Watch: Homeboy Sandman "Bamboo" from Veins

In the store | HOMEBOY SANDMAN - VEINS "Bamboo" produced by RTNC, is from the new album Veins. Video created by Schlonglord, with artwork by... Read More

Homeboy Sandman - Veins

In the store | HOMEBOY SANDMAN - VEINS “a burning desire to just fuckin rhyme...” Before we even get to the album, here's Sandman's traditional... Read More

Homeboy Sandman – “Clarity”

Homeboy Sandman is currently finishing up his next record which is titled Veins. We hope to see this record out in Spring. Here's a new... Read More

Homeboy Sandman – “Bus (a Rhyme)”

Here's a new one from Homeboy Sandman – "Bus (A Rhyme)" – track produced by Onra, video by Steven Miosku. Sand sets off for a... Read More

Homeboy Sandman and Aesop Rock – Lice

In the store | AESOP ROCK & HOMEBOY SANDMAN - LICE VINYL Last year Aesop Rock & Homeboy Sandman collaborated together on this self-released EP,... Read More

Homeboy Sandman – “Gumshoe” (Remix)

"Gumshoe," produced by RJD2, is an instrumental track on Homeboy Sandman's latest album Kindness for Weakness. Here's the "remix" – the newly recorded rap version. ... Read More

Homeboy Sandman "Eyes"

Homeboy Sandman "Eyes," produced by Georgia Anne Muldrow, from the album Kindness For Weakness. Director: Pace Rivers / Co-starring: Lisa Wollter, Jim McMahon, Senator Bernie... Read More

Homeboy Sandman "Nonbelievers" video

It's entirely possible that we'll see a video from each track of Homeboy Sandman's album Kindness for Weakness.  Here's "Nonbelievers" directed by Calmatic. Read More

In the dungeon: Homeboy Sandman

Sandman in the dungeon with a skunk, performing his track "God" from the album Kindness for Weakness. Video by Ross Harris. Read More

Homeboy Sandman – Kindness for Weakness

In the store | HOMEBOY SANDMAN - KINDNESS FOR WEAKNESS Bonus track "Kindness for Weakness OUT NOW" produced by K-Nite 13 Kindness For Weakness is... Read More

Weakness for Vinyl

In the store | HOMEBOY SANDMAN - KINDNESS FOR WEAKNESS Kindness for Weakness – Spin's ALBUM OF THE WEEK – comes out on Friday, when... Read More

Homeboy Sandman "Talking (Bleep)" video

In the store | HOMEBOY SANDMAN - KINDNESS FOR WEAKNESS “Watch Homeboy Sandman Run From Big-Mouthed Fools In ‘Talking (Bleep)’” - Fader Here's the first... Read More

Homeboy Sandman "Life Support" video

“Life Support” is produced by Hugo LX. It's a new track, not on any album release, strictly for the video. Director: Pace Rivers. Art Directors:... Read More

Aesop Rock and Homeboy Sandman - Get a Dog (Fort Minor Remix by Mike Shinoda)

Mike Shinoda of Linkin Park & Fort Minor remixed one of the tracks on Aesop Rock & Homeboy Sandman's self-released EP on us called Lice. ... Read More

Homeboy Sandman has a new album and there's only one place to get it

Usually when one of our artists drops a new album, we've got some music for you – maybe an MP3, a track on Soundcloud, or... Read More

"America the Beautiful" video by Homeboy Sandman

"The video was shot entirely within a 5 or 6 block radius of the building where I grew up in Queens NY, with the exception... Read More

Homeboy Sandman – "Anything"

Not content to let his outtakes sit in the dark, Homeboy Sandman got a video made for this outtake called "Anything" from the album Hallways.  ... Read More

Happy Thanksgiving from Homeboy Sandman

Homeboy Sandman: This cut is called "Happy Thanksgiving." It's the story of a Native American going out like a champ before being slaughtered by European... Read More

Homeboy Sandman, Aesop Rock, Rob Sonic – U.S. TOUR 2015

Homeboy Sandman joins Aesop Rock and Rob Sonic on a three-month tour of these United States of America – dates below. Sand's album Hallways is... Read More

Homeboy Sandman – "Holiday"

Here's one of the bonus tracks from his Hallways double LP – this is produced by Denone. Read More

Homeboy Sandman - HALLWAYS

In the store | HOMEBOY SANDMAN - HALLWAYS The vinyl has arrived. 2/LP with gatefold, lyrics, download card and two exclusive tracks – "Army" and... Read More

Homeboy Sandman - Refugee (video)

"Refugee" produced by Jonwayne, from the album Hallways. Directed by Jeff Broadway. Shot & Cut by Cory Bailey. Produced by Jesse Orrall. Shot at the... Read More

Watch: Homeboy Sandman - Problems (Video)

From Homeboy Sandman's new album Hallways here's the video for "Problems" directed by Adam Tyree. The beat is produced by Knxwledge. Ask Sandman anything on... Read More

Sandman's Problems

Here's a track produced by Knxwledge off the album Hallways (Sep. 2) I went to the free clinic / 'Cause I been acting indecently /... Read More

Homeboy Sandman by Dahsar T-shirt and Tank Top

In the store | HOMEBOY SANDMAN BY DAHSAR T-SHIRT In the store | THROW THAT RECORD ON BLACK TANK In the store | THROW THAT... Read More

12 tracks from Homeboy Sandman

12 tracks: singles, album cuts, B-sides, outtakes from Homeboy Sandman. Catch him on tour this month – dates below. HOMEBOY SANDMAN TOUR DATES JUNE 2014... Read More

Homeboy Sandman "Atlantis" prod. by Blu

Homeboy Sandman's "Atlantis" is a new track produced by Blu. This is one of a few dozen new tracks Sand's been working on this year.... Read More

Homeboy Sandman - Fat Belly - Video

Second video from Homeboy Sandman's White Sands is "Fat Belly," and let's get this out of the way: it's a track about food. Oreo cookies... Read More

Homeboy Sandman and Paul White (Video)

Homeboy Sandman and Paul White. Let them speak for themselves. Don't push the envelope off the table. White Sands was released last month. Paul White's... Read More

Underrated MC: Homeboy Sandman - Time Out NYC

Websites overdo it with a lot of "best of" lists these days, but here's a well-thought out from Time Out NYC: Overrated and Underrated New... Read More

Homeboy Sandman - Bad Meaning Good - Video

In the store | HOMEBOY SANDMAN - WHITE SANDS  Pacool directed this new clip for Homeboy Sandman's "Bad Meaning Good" off the record White Sands.... Read More

Homeboy Sandman - White Sands

In the store | HOMEBOY SANDMAN - WHITE SANDS  Paul White & Homeboy Sandman. 7 track record OUT NOW on vinyl & digital download. Here's... Read More

Homeboy Sandman - Wade in the Water

Homeboy Sandman produced by Paul White - WHITE SANDS - to be released on vinyl & digital on February 25, with album artwork by Andrew... Read More

King Kong Got Nothing on Me video by Homeboy Sandman

First video from Homeboy Sandman's All That I Hold Dear record, directed by Pacool. Watch full screen on https://vimeo.com/73828849 Read More

Homeboy Sandman - Men Are Mortal (Video)

Official Music Video for Homeboy Sandman's "Men Are Mortal" from the record Album: Kool Herc: Fertile Crescent. Production by El RTNC. The clip is directed... Read More

Weekend listening: FlyloFM, Oh No, Alchemist, Myron and E and Homeboy Sandman

Rockstar's "Grand Theft Auto V" upped the ante with its massive soundtrack, which features 17 radio stations, including Flying Lotus's FlyLoFM. In New York City... Read More

Watch: Jonwayne and Homeboy Sandman on Red Light Radio

Homeboy Sandman, Jonwayne & DJ Sosa take over Red Light Radio at the Fader fort at this year's SXSW. JONWAYNE & MOUNT KIMBIE - USA... Read More

Homeboy Sandman - Musician

In the store | Homeboy Sandman - All That I Hold Dear "Musician" is from the record All That I Hold Dear, produced entirely by... Read More

Homeboy Sandman - All That I Hold Dear

In the store | Homeboy Sandman - All That I Hold Dear Update | Our vinyl copies are in the house. Silver sleeve. Painting by... Read More

B Real TV with Homeboy Sandman

Sand will tour the US in August & September on The Dear Hunter Tour, with Open Mike Eagle and Random. Tour dates below. Homeboy Sandman... Read More

New Track: Homeboy Sandman - Easy Does It

Homeboy Sandman's new record All That I Hold Dear will be released August 6th. The 7-track joint was produced entirely by M Slago, who also... Read More

Paul White and Homeboy Sandman - Find a Way

Homeboy Sandman is featured on a new track by Paul White, from the UK producer's Watch The Ants EP dropping July 29 on One-Handed Music.... Read More

Homeboy Sandman - Give You The World

"Give You The World" Produced by Knx. Sandman's busy this summer. New record All That I Hold Dear drops in August, and he's touring all... Read More

New vinyl: Homeboy Sandman's Kool Herc Fertile Crescent

Right on schedule, we have the vinyl for Homeboy Sandman's Kool Herc Fertile Crescent. 8-tracks, raw hip-hop. And here's your bonus track... Read More

Homeboy Sandman - Peace and Love - Video

From the latest record, Kool Herc: Fertile Crescent, here's Homeboy Sandman's "Peace & Love" produced by El Rntc. The video was directed & edited by... Read More

Homeboy Sandman: Fertile Crescent T-shirt

In the store | Fertile Crescent T-shirt This cover illustration by Tyke Witnes was so fresh we had to slap it on a T-shirt, simple... Read More

Homeboy Sandman - Kool Herc: Fertile Crescent

In the store | Homeboy Sandman - Kool Herc: Fertile Crescent 8-track record, homage to Kool Herc and the birth of hip-hop.  Download MP3 |... Read More

Homeboy Sandman and Jonwayne: Red Light Session at SXSW

Homeboy Sandman & Jonwayne performing LIVE for Red Light Radio during SXSW from their pop-up radio booth at SXSW in the Converse Fader Fort. Wayne... Read More

Photos: Stones Throw Hella National at SXSW 2013

We had an afternoon event this year at SXSW called Hella National (a riff on the name of our old Winter Music Conference party, Hella... Read More

Homeboy Sandman "Survival of the Freshest" on NPR's Snap Judgement

Snap Judgement is one of the best shows on NPR right now, and here's one of the best pieces we've heard on the show, from... Read More

Homeboy Sandman - The Plot Thickens

"The Plot Thickens" produced by Keith Edward. This is the third single along with "Richardsun" and "Not for Women" from Homeboy Sandman, since his album... Read More

Stones Throw at SXSW: Hella National

We use to do a party every year in Miami called Hella International, named in part because the first one had a bunch of guests... Read More

Listen: Homeboy Sandman - Not for Women

"My songs ain't for women ... 'cept the ones that love hip-hop" Here's a Homeboy Sandman track produced by 6th Sense called "Not For Women"... Read More

Video: Homeboy Sandman - Couple Bars

Another clip from Homeboy Sandman's First of a Living Breed. "Couple Bars" is produced by J57. Video directed by Pacool; assistant director: Joseph Neigh; production... Read More

NPR All Things Considered on Homeboy Sandman

NPR's All Things Considered aired this piece about Homeboy Sandman on December 19, 2012. By ROBERT CHRISTGAU Stream | NPR's All Things on Homeboy Sandman... Read More

Homeboy Sandman - Verbal Soul Clap Mania - unearthed 2009 video

In case you don't recognize him, that's Homeboy Sandman there, in a 2009 clip left unfinished and unreleased until now.  Here's about how Sandman tells... Read More

Homeboy Sandman - Richardsun

This is from a split 7-inch single from Homeboy Sandman & Jaylib released with the Germany hip-hop shop HHV.de to celebrate their 10th anniversary. Only... Read More

Illuminati Lyrics

What came first, the lyricist or the MC?  While you ponder that take a look at the LYRIC BOOK (PDF) for Homeboy Sandman's First of... Read More

Homeboy Sandman - Illuminati - the video

No slowing down for Homeboy Sandman - here's the new video from First of a Living Breed - "Illuminati" shot & edited by Bunny Bread.... Read More

Homeboy Sandman - Sputnik

"Sputnik" from Homeboy Sandman's First of a Living Breed. Big thanks to video director Joseph R. Neigh IV. The track is produced by Howard Lloyd. Read More

Video: Homeboy Sandman - Whatchu Want From Me?

Here's "Whatchu Want From Me" from Homeboy Sandman's First of a Living Breed album. The video was directed by Pace Rivers. Sandman is currently finishing... Read More

Sandman on Bonafide TV

UK's excellent Bonefide Zine has launched a video series. Here's their piece on Homeboy Sandman.  The mag writes: We caught up with the New York... Read More

What they're saying: Homeboy Sandman's First of a Living Breed

There's been some good words for Homeboy Sandman's First of a Living Breed. The MC's album dropped a couple weeks back, and he continues touring... Read More

Attack of the Clones: How Lack of Topical Diversity is Killing Hip Hop and Its Listeners

The first record we released with Homeboy Sandman earlier this year stated his intentions in text all across the front cover.  "Six rap songs dealing... Read More

Homeboy Sandman - Not Really (Video)

"We're going to come through right now, and do something cool..." Homeboy Sandman "Not Really" from First of a Living Breed 2LP/CD/Digital Produced by Jonwayne... Read More

Download: Homeboy Sandman "First of a living OUT NOW"

Homeboy Sandman is an MC with a tradition. To commemorate the release of each new record, he records a new track called "OUT NOW" and... Read More

Verses, Pt 2: More verses from Homeboy Sandman

Part 2 of Mass Appeal's day with Homeboy Sandman, walking in Tompkins Square Park reciting some verses from First of a Living Breed.  September-October 2012:... Read More

Verses, Pt. 1 - Homeboy Sandman - Video

The crew at Mass Appeal hooked up with Homeboy Sandman at NYC's Tompkins Square Park for this video.  The idea: spit some of his favorite... Read More

Just One Record with Homeboy Sandman

Homeboy Sandman was out on tour in France a short while ago and stopped to talk about one of his favorite records for the video... Read More

Homeboy Sandman: Foundation Pt. 2

Part 2 of the FOUNDATION series, directed by Rel Sandman's album First of a Living Breed drops 9.18.12 Read More

Taking lyrics to the streets

With a little help from our friends, we're taking Homeboy Sandman's lyrics to the streets around the globe - in chalk.  With the LAPD crackdown... Read More

First of a living poster

18 x 24-inch poster for Homeboy Sandman's First of a Living Breed, coming to a wall near you.  This is the first poster we've done... Read More

Meet Homeboy Sandman

Here's the first of a couple short videos about Homeboy Sandman, directed by Rel. In the words of the artist, "The homey Rel rolled with... Read More

Homeboy Sandman "Watchu Want from Me?" MP3

"Watchu Want from Me?" produced by Oddisee, with additional keys by Jud Nester, from Homeboy Sandman's First of a Living Breed. The lyrics are below. ... Read More

Homeboy Sandman - First of a Living Breed

IN THE STORE HOMEBOY SANDMAN - FIRST OF A LIVING BREED Download MP3 Homeboy Sandman "Watchu Want from Me?"  Fighting is in Homeboy Sandman’s blood.... Read More

New track: "Brown" by Homeboy Sandman and Jonti

Check out Homeboy Sandman's beautifully beat-free track "Brown" produced by Jonti. This one was originally created for Radiolab's Colors episode.  Download MP3 - Homeboy Sandman... Read More

Homeboy Sandman and Brother Ali US Tour, Sep-Oct 2012

Rhymesayers artist Brother Ali, Stones Throw's Homeboy Sandman and DJ Sosa will embark on a 38-city tour in USA & Canada this fall. Ali's next... Read More

Homeboy Sandman video: Subject Matter out now ... Chimera out now ...

When Sandman's Subject Matter EP dropped, he created an all-new track called "Subject Matter Out Now". When the second one, Chimera EP dropped, then came... Read More

Homeboy Sandman - I Do Whatever I Want (Video)

Popcorn, slumber party, pillow fight. We've come to expect the unexpected from the Homeboy Sandman videos. "I Do Whatever I Want" is produced by Mr.... Read More

Homeboy Sandman - Look Out MP3

Download MP3: Homeboy Sandman "Look Out" "Look Out", produced by Paul White, is the lead track from Homeboy Sandman's latest EP, Chimera.   Read More

Homeboy Sandman - Hold Your Head (Video)

Sandman gives himself a good talking to in the new clip for "Hold Your Head" off the Chimera EP.  The track is produced by Navie... Read More

You can only create real buzz amongst real people

Excerpt from an interview with Homeboy Sandman by PremRock published at Audible Hype, April 2012 When I moved to NYC almost 4 years ago, there... Read More

Homeboy Sandman - Chimera EP

IN THE STORE HOMEBOY SANDMAN - CHIMERA EP Released today: Homeboy Sandman's second Stones Throw EP, Chimera. The record follows Subject Matter EP with 6-tracks... Read More

Homeboy Sandman - Mine All Mine (Video)

At home with Homeboy Sandman: "Mine All Mine" from the Subject Matter EP. Director & D/P: Gee Notes of Maven Multimedia™ Editor: Jimmy Swag of... Read More

Homeboy Sandman - The Miracle (Video)

Our first of a series of videos with Homeboy Sandman is "The Miracle" taken from his Subject Matter EP.  This madness was directed by Steve... Read More

Rolling Stone artist to watch: Homeboy Sandman

RS got a hold of the new material from Angel Del Villar II, aka Homeboy Sandman, the new Artist to Watch. This is actually a... Read More

Homeboy Sandman - Cops Get Scared of Me (MP3)

From Homeboy Sandman's second Stones Throw release Chimera EP, coming April 2012, "Cops Get Scared of Me" produced by Exile.  Download MP3: Homeboy Sandman -... Read More

Stones Throw at SXSW 2012

We're coming to SXSW. Find us there in Austin, March 13 at Elysium, 705 Red River St., 9PM-2AM.  Free with SXSW badge. MCs, DJs and... Read More

Homeboy Sandman Freestyle on Toca Tuesdays

Homeboy Sandman on Toca Tuesdays in NYC. Out now: Subject Matter Out next: Chimera EP Read More

Homeboy Sandman - Subject: Matter

IN THE STORE: HOMEBOY SANDMAN - SUBJECT: MATTER This is the debut Stones Throw release for New York-based MC, Homeboy Sandman. We could tell you... Read More

Introducing: Homeboy Sandman

We're proud to announce the newest name to the Stones Throw roster, the New York based MC, Homeboy Sandman.    Homeboy Sandman has already made... Read More

Stones Throw Celebrates 15 Years: Los Angeles, Dec. 22

Thursday, December 22 at the Exchange Los Angeles. Presented by Fusicology & KCRW. Upstairs room - DJs: Madlib, Mayer Hawthorne, Peanut Butter Wolf, Dam Funk,... Read More

Homeboy Sandman, Europe Tour May-June 2012

"Look Out", produced by Paul White, is the lead track from Homeboy Sandman's latest EP, Chimera. Boy Sand has just announced a Europe tour kicking... Read More

Homeboy Sandman

Homeboy Sandman is an MC from NYC  For further biographical information, see: Viens (2017) Kindness for Weakness (2016) Hallways (2014) First of a Living Breed (2012)