by CPF, Published on March 6, 2012 Platform 8470 Magazine

Describing Mr Complex as one of the architects of the underground movement that was embodied by the seemingly insatiable success of the Rawkus label and the prolification of artists such as Black Star, Pharoahe Monch or even Lone Catalysts might be an overstatement. But it’s fair to say that Plex, originally down with Organized Konfusion, influenced a fair number of underground lyricists. The Queens rhymesayer imported the underground virus that dominated NY into Europe (we remember a great 2002 performance at Vooruit, Ghent) and even charmed the Rawkus imprint, on which he released the ‘Stabbin You’ single. At the beginning of the noughties, Mr Complex had rapped himself a spot between the megatalented underground emcees of his generation.

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