New Jersey-based producer Clams Casino, born Michael Volpe, is one of the more creative left-field hip-hop figures to surface during the late 2000s/early 2010s.
Volpe landed his first collaboration after contacting the Pack's Lil B via MySpace. The MC proceeded to use several Clams Casino productions, all of which were trippy, wistful, and strangely emotive, for the likes of "Realist Alive," "Motivation," and "I'm God." The last one of those three was also used by Soulja Boy for "2 Milli." Volpe's profile gradually rose as word got out that he was the one behind these tracks,... Read more