"This is something Stef and I have been working on and dreaming about since we became friends in 2004," says Andy, who moved to Stef's Minneapolis stomping grounds in 2011. Two years later, the first Four Fists 7" offered up two sides of finger-clenching post-hardcore for hip-hop heads, showcasing their powers as MCs, vocalists, producers, and songwriters. The span between 2013 and now saw a string of life changes, from Andy's marriage to Stef's struggles with kidney failure to the state of social justice in the world, that shifted both artists' perspectives. You can hear it in cuts like "Nobody's Biz," a backbreaking drumline run through with entreaties to action, or the reflective chiptune burble of "G.D.F.R." and its attempted reckoning with how these two artists even made it to where they are.