Ernst is actually the lead singer of a popular synth-pop group, moonlighting as a totally badass rapper. Middle-aged white dude rap FTW!
WHO & WHERE
Hemlock Ernst is Future Island’s Sam Herring, based in Baltimore, Maryland. Madlib is a DJ, rapper, and music producer from Chicago.
This track, the first off an upcoming collab between Madlib and Ernst, is headed for 100k listens and looks to be Ernst’s coming out party as a legit rapper.