It’s been a minute. I’ve been up in some business but as always I’ll bring it back. Posts will be more frequent soon-ish, when I can get my shit in order… so let’s just get on with it. Here’s some bang for your box.
Brooklyn Academy – What’s The Buzz feat. Will Tell
This album (Bored Of Education) dropped a short bit ago… and honestly, I was not feelin it. I don’t know why, but it didn’t really click with me in any way. It just felt off and too much so for all the buzz about it. However, this cut crept into my rotation. It’s mostly the productions that caught my ear, but this cut will make me revisit the album.
Illa J – R U Listenin’ feat. Guilty Simpson
He’s come a ways from appearing as his brother in the Won’t Do video. The younger brother of Dilla is dropping some interesting cuts. Honestly, his lyrics sometimes are a bit of a stretch sometimes, but from what I’ve heard at least he’s always coming on some pretty solid beats (many non-Dilla beats). I got high hopes for the dude. Let’s see what he’s got in store. Is anyone else getting sick of Guilty Simpson?
Black Milk – Purple Track 8
Now THIS is what’s up! I’ve been playing the hell out of this beat tape. Black Milk is still one producer I always check for. This project he took time to flip Prince cuts into beats, maybe just for fun. They all slam and make you listen for a good second before you know what’s been flipped. Listen through the end, then go track down the rest of the album (ah hem…).
Jake One – Glow f. Elzhi & Royce Da 5’9″
Jake One is the dude. White Van music recently dropped and it’s one of the more solid releases to come out lately. Front to back… SOLID. Jake is a heavy weight in production these days, always comes with heat and production that make you wish was more prevalent on the radio. Highly recommended – do not sleep.