Newswire: Rapper Prince Harvey secretly recorded an entire album at the Apple store

In a move that speaks to both artistic ingenuity and secret agent-levels of stealth, 25-year-old Brooklyn-based rapper Prince Harvey recorded an entire album at Apple stores around New York. He worked exclusively on the stores’ public display computers, laying down tracks and editing his music in a very public space. After working five days a week for four months, he managed to finish a full album, which he appropriately calls PHATASS, a.k.a. Prince Harvey At The Apple Store: SoHo.

The Daily Beast has a really fascinating profile on the whole process. Harvey originally intended to record in the more traditional low-fi way, using his own laptop. But then he experienced multiple setbacks including a busted computer, a broken external hard drive, and a stolen hard drive he accidentally left behind as he was rushing to a date. “It wasn’t my plan to record this at the Apple …

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