Last Definitive Jux release: None Shall Pass Year released: 2007
As one of Definitive Jux's early tentpole signings, Aesop Rock became the label's veritable poster boy, its highest selling artist and a consistent critical darling. After 2007's None Shall Pass, Aesop took a four year hiatus from rapping–a window which saw the closing of Definitive Jux as a record label in 2010. After years of honing his production across various solo LPs, Aesop produced Murs and Slug's Felt 3 in 2009. He did not return to the mic until 2011 when he and former Def Jukie Rob Sonic joined forces with DJ Big Wiz to form Hail Mary Mallon and released Are You Gonna Eat That. In 2012, Aesop delivered his first solo album in five years, the gloomy, fittingly titled Skelethon. In 2013, Aesop continued his prolific streak alongside Kimya Dawson as half of the Uncluded on Hokey Flight. Aesop currently lives in San Francisco after relocating from New York in the mid-2000s.
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