Experiments are good for hip-hop. Sometimes the success is in the attempt.
Wonderful lyricism from the underexposed hip-hop scene... Sound sadly familiar?
Whereas most indie hip-hop releases have the kind of limp-wristed beats that just wash through your ears like musical Calgon, every beat on this album hits your cerebral cortex like a brillo pad. This is as fine a rap album as you'll hear all year.
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