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  • Operation: Doomsday (Silver Age Set) Operation: Doomsday (Silver Age Set) Quick View

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    Operation: Doomsday (Silver Age Set)

    This special edition 2xLP package comes housed in an all new exclusive jacket featuring DOOM's
    infamous metal mask icon embossed out of a metallic silver foil.


    Underneath his mysterious metal mask, MF Doom hides the cachet underground legends are made of. After KMD's 1994 sophomore album Bl_ck B_st_rds was turfed by Elektra in 1994 and Subroc (one half of the sibling rhyme duo) passed away, surviving KMD member Zev Love X mutated into the MC Avenger known as MF Doom. The Rap world is better for it. This 19-cut deep album is ridiculously dope, in a bizarro Ol' Dirty Bastard kind of way. Doom sounds either high or drunk on most of the tracks, his self-produced beats are gritty, and his rhyme styles are almost indecipherable. On arguably the best track, Rhymes Like Dimes, Doom weaves some pointed lyrics through his abstract wordplay, spitting 'only in America could you find a way to earn a healthy buck / And still keep your attitude on self-destruct.' Doomsday features female vocalist Pebbles the Invisible accompanying the masked rhyme avenger on his journey to denounce wack MCs, while on ? he trades hot verses with former Columbia artist Kurious Jorge. Doom's avant-garde ghetto-rhyme philosophies take even more intentionally weird twists on Tick, Tick... where he and guest MC MF Grimm's flows warble over a rhythm track whose tempo speeds up and slows down continually. The comic-book themed skits, many of which include snippets of dialogue from Marvel's Dr. Doom series, will help take you deep into the mind of an MC who is as otherworldly as they come. And in today's bland commercial Rap universe, Operation Doomsday's left-of-center beats and rhymes are the perfect remedy.

    1. The Time We Faced Doom (Skit)
    2. Doomsday
    3. Rhymes Like Dimes
    4. The Finest
    5. Back In The Days (Skit)
    6. Go With The Flow
    7. Tick, Tick
    8. Red And Gold
    9. The Hands Of Doom (Skit)
    10. Who You Think I Am?
    11. Doom, Are You Awake? (Skit)
    12. Hey!
    13. Operation: Greenbacks
    14. The M.I.C.
    15. The Mystery Of Doom (Skit)
    16. Dead Bent
    17. Gas Drawls
    18. ?
    19. Hero vs. Villain (Epilogue)
    MF Doom
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  • Biochemical Equation / Preservation Biochemical Equation / Preservation Quick View

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    Biochemical Equation / Preservation

    Blue Colored Vinyl - Limited To 500


    A virtual who's who of the most commercially viable underground hip-hop elite captured on one 12'': RZA, MF Doom, Aesop Rock, Del Tha Funky Homosapien. A side production duties handled by Wu-Tang legend The RZA. First 12'' supporting the highly anticipated album "Wu-Tang Meets The Indie Culture, Vol. 1'' which features guest appearances by heavyhitter commercial (Wu-Tang) and underground elite artists including GZA (Wu-Tang), RZA (Wu-Tang), U-God (Wu-Tang), MF Doom, Aesop Rock, Ras Kass, Tragedy Khadafi, Vordul Mega (Cannibal Ox), Vast Aire (Cannibal Ox), Del Tha Funky Homosapien, Sean Price, C. Rayz Walz, J-Live, R.A. The Rugged Man, Littles, Prodigal Sunn, Jim Jarmusch, among others.

    Side A: "Biochemical Equation'' feat. RZA & MF Doom
    1. Clean
    2. Dirty
    3. Instrumental


    Side B: "Preservation'' Feat. Aesop Rock & Del Tha Funky Homosapien
    1. Clean
    2. Dirty
    3. Infomerical #3
    4. Instrumental

    Wu-Tang Clan
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  • Mouse & The Mask Mouse & The Mask Quick View

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    Mouse & The Mask

    The Mouse and the Mask was produced by Lex super-producer Danger Mouse and masked supervillain MF DOOM. The album features Cee-Lo Green (also of Gnarls Barkley), Talib Kweli, Ghostface Killah, Money Mark and the cast of cult cartoon show Aqua Teen Hunger Force and ten years on remains DOOM's best selling album to date.
    1. El Chupa Nibre
    2. Sofa King
    3. The Mask (feat. Ghostface)
    4. Perfect Hair
    5. Benzi Box (feat. Cee-Lo)
    6. Old School Rules (feat. Talib Kweli)
    7. A.T.H.F. (Aqua Teen Hunger Force)
    8. Basket Case
    9. No Names (Black Debbie)
    10. Crosshairs
    11. Mince Meat
    12. Vats Of Urine
    13. Space Hos
    14. Bada Bing
    Danger Doom
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    IV

    BADBADBADNOTGOOD is the talented young quartet of Matthew Tavares on keys, Chester Hansen on bass, Alex Sowinski on drums & Leland Whitty on saxophone. They formed and became inseparable friends at Humber College's Music Performance program in 2011 and have been on a critically acclaimed, rule bending musical journey ever since.


    BBNG took the music world by storm with their 2014 LP, III, a brash yet refined record of angular jazz improvisations, lush ballads, kraut rock, & futuristic hip-hop tinged rhythms which led to a couple years of touring the world & collaborating with some of the best and brightest artists around the globe.


    The boys are back with the new album IV, their most impressive and highly anticipated project yet. IV continues their forward thinking progression, sounding something like a jam session in space between Can, John Coltrane, Herbie Hancock's Headhunters, Weather Report, Arthur Russell & MF DOOM. With tracks like Time Moves Slow featuring haunting vocals from Sam Herring of Future Islands, the syncopated groove of Lavender, a collaboration with Montreal based producer Kaytranada, the rumbling fusion build of Confessions Pt. II featuring Colin Stetson on the bass sax, Love which is highlighted with smokey left field raps from Mick Jenkins & the epic chords of Speaking Gently, IV is an exploration in post-genre virtuosity.

    1. And That, Too
    2. Speaking Gently
    3. Time Moves Slow (feat. Sam Herring)
    4. Confessions Pt. II (feat. Colin Stetson)
    5. Lavender (feat. KAYTRANADA)
    6. Chompy's Paradise
    7. IV
    8. Hyssop of Love (feat. Mick Jenkins)
    9. Structure No. 3
    10. In Your Eyes (feat. Charlotte Day Wilson)
    11. Cashmere
    BADBADNOTGOOD
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  • Blank Project Blank Project Quick View

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    Blank Project

    Following last month's announcement that Neneh Cherry will release her first solo album in 16 years - a collaboration with RocketNumberNine, produced by Four Tet, and featuring a guest appearance by Robyn - Neneh is now ready to share further details of this forthcoming record with the world. The 10-track album, recorded and mixed over a 5-day period, will be titled Blank Project, and it will be out February 25th, 2014 on Smalltown Supersound. It follows 2012's The Cherry Thing, a collaborative record with free jazz, noise collective The Thing, which featured new versions of songs by The Stooges, MF Doom, Ornette Coleman, amongst others.


    While her energy and demeanor may not have changed since the days of Rip Rig + Panic, musically, Blank Project is a departure from anything Neneh has previously done, initially written as a means of working through personal tragedy. What stands out upon first listen is the album's sparseness: loose drums and a few synthesizers are the only accompaniment to Neneh's wildly poetic, sometimes-spoken, sometimes-screeching, soul-flooded and raw vocals. The space created by this minimal aesthetic leaves room for occasional pistes and flurries of rapid, yet throbbing and thunderous instrumentation. Featuring combined elements of beat poetry, avant-electronica and beautiful vocal melodies, it's a record that uses simple ideas to create something entirely original. And despite the personal struggles, Neneh was working through in writing this new material, the songs are far from introverted.


    As many are aware, the stories from Neneh's early years are astonishing. She spent her childhood living 50/50 between a loft in New York and in the South of Sweden with her mother and stepfather, the legendary jazz musician Don Cherry. She's been lifted onto Miles Davis' lap, Allen Ginsberg regularly passed through their home in an evening and as she got older, she could pop in on Arthur Russell, Talking Heads and The Modern Lovers who all lived in the same loft complex in Long Island City New York. At 14, she started taking trips to Harlem with Ari Up of the Slits at a time when few would venture so far uptown. Soon after, she left home and moved to London, and spent the next 20 years inside the crucial developments in British subculture. As post-punk became the site of 80s Britain's artistic and political resistance, she helped form the anarchic multi-ethnic, multi-genre Rip, Rig + Panic, and she was one of the first to bring hip-hop culture to a British audience with "Buffalo Stance" and Raw Like Sushi. Although at points her career had brushes with the mainstream, Neneh remained staunchly counter-culture.


    Through post-punk's adherence to mixed-race line-ups and anti-government stance, to UK rap's refusal of the conventions of pop, trip-hop's connection with the politicized elements of rave culture and, through 1996's Man, where Neneh introduced elements of Senegalese language to mainstream audiences for the first time via the mammoth "7 Seconds" single featuring Senegalese singer Youssou N'Dour, and now, with Blank Project, Neneh continues to arrive at moments in musical history when there is an opportunity to subvert ideas of popular culture. She is subverting once again, only this time, although this record is musically bold, Neneh sees the stasis she's challenging isn't musical or societal, but her own.

    1. Across The Water
    2. Blank Project
    3. Naked
    4. Spit Three Times
    5. Weightless
    6. Cynical
    7. 422
    8. Out Of The Black (featuring Robyn)
    9. Dossier
    10. Everything
    Neneh Cherry
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  • Every Color Of Darkness Every Color Of Darkness Quick View

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    Every Color Of Darkness

    It has been four years since Guillermo S. Herren released
    anything significant from his most famous and respected
    moniker, Prefuse 73 (though he did keep busy with live
    shows, collaborations, and remixes). That's a long time for
    virtually any artist, but it's an eternity for Herren, whose first
    three Prefuse 73 albums dropped in the span of four years.
    As if to make up for lost time, 2015 will see the release of
    not one, but three major works from Prefuse 73. After
    several albums that saw Herren progressively drift away
    from the beatmaking prowess that made him synonymous
    with emotionally resonant, damaged hip-hop, he's found
    himself reinvigorated - thanks in large part to an emotionally
    draining, creatively cashed few years. As Herren puts it, I've
    come back to hyper focusing - immersing myself in the
    sounds, rhythms, and formations that created Prefuse 73 in
    the first place. Recently, I've found a new life in the whole
    process of refining what I've created over the years as
    "Prefuse". Right now I'm at my most confident and
    comfortable since 05/06.


    It shows. The conclusion of a triptych of new recordings,
    Every Color of Darkness basks in the darkest corners of
    Prefuse 73's world, finding an eerie romanticism in manic
    beats and damaged jazz. It's a record that showcases his
    uncanny ability to excavate and exploit a source of light
    buried in pitch black.


    For an artist who has played an undeniably integral role in
    the careers of so many influential artists - from MF Doom
    to Battles to Flying Lotus - it's not just refreshing to hear
    him return to top form...it's revelatory.

    1. Wasted (Intro)
    2. Search The Sky
    3. Night of Light
    4. The Contour of Every Pitch
    5. Prime Meridian Narcissism
    6. The High Beams of Modern Survival
    7. Squares of the City
    8. Skin (Outro)
    Prefuse 73
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  • Kenny Dennis III Kenny Dennis III Quick View

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    Kenny Dennis III

    This is the second Kenny Dennis LP, and the third installment of Serengeti's
    foray into the guise of Kenny Dennis. It furthers Serengeti's hilarious, absurdist, and
    subtly humane saga of a Chicago-born man with a Mike Ditka mustache,
    whose lovable delusions and diehard loyalty fall somewhere between
    Homer Simpson and a Bill Swerski Superfan.


    "Kenny's rapping the only way that he knows how. He's not really
    current with what's happening in the game. This is his take on rap and
    everything that influences him on his day-to-day life schedule,"
    Serengeti says. "He's a man rapping because he loves to rap and he
    cares for people, wants to spread wisdom. He's not preaching; he's
    just calling it the way he sees it.


    Kenny Dennis might be "normal," but Serengeti's creativity is
    unrivaled. As bizarre as it is brilliant, it's like the deranged comic
    vision of an imaginary super group comprised of Andy Kauffman, Mellow
    Gold-era Beck, and MF Doom.


    Interspersed with the songs is the narrative between Kenny and Ders,
    who he met around 1988 at the Sharper Image on Michigan Ave. While
    futilely attempting to return a non-fogging shaving mirror, Kenny
    noticed the young Ders and generously bestowed him with a shower radio
    ("a good piece of merchandise.") Kenny Dennis III takes a few tracks to
    chronicle the duo's attempt to start a rap group called Perfecto. Though they
    tour the midwest playing malls and winning battle of the band contests
    things eventually fall apart.

    LP 1
    1. No Beginner
    2. Off / On
    3. Shidoshi
    4. Win Big

    5. Perfecto
    6. On The Road
    7. @ The Mall
    8. Buddy Guy
    9. Tanya T
    10. Damn DZ


    LP 2
    1. Big Betty
    2. DZ Goes On
    3. Mr. Drummond
    4. Ain't No Joke
    5. Get Back To Rap
    6. Parkour
    7. Lose Big
    8. Need Clarity
    9. Tickled Pink

    Serengeti
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  • BADBADNOTGOOD: III BADBADNOTGOOD: III Quick View

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    BADBADNOTGOOD: III


    BADBADNOTGOOD is a hip-hop jazz band from Toronto who's
    doing a pretty admirable job at kicking the jazz world's ass back
    into relevancy."
    - Vice


    BABADNOTGOOD's approach is much less refined and intentionally so, with a brash attitude and youthful energy winning out
    over technique."
    - NPR


    They deconstruct the four bar loops, understanding how to work
    crescendos by stretching out and reshaping the music into their
    own vision"
    - Huffington Post


    BADBADNOTGOOD is a young supremely talented trio of musicians made
    up of Matthew Tavares on keys, Chester Hansen on bass, and Alex Sowinski on
    drums. Since their inception at Humber College's Music Performance program
    in 2011, the three have challenged the rule book on improvised instrumental
    music and taken jazz tradition into the future.


    With early champions including acclaimed BBC broadcaster Gilles Peterson
    and Tyler The Creator who helped fuel their discovery with a series of live jams
    that instantly went viral and dubbed them the "Odd Trio", the band released
    their first EP BBNG in June 2011 to wide praise. The marriage of jazz virtuosity
    and hip hop source material offered a fresh take on the traditional "standard"
    applied to hip hop classics by taking on choice cuts from the golden era rap
    cannon and writing inspired arrangements for them instead of one-dimensional
    covers.


    The band hit a landmark by introducing original material into their compositions with BBNG2 in 2012. New songs like "Rotten Decay", "Vices" or "UWM"
    carried on the proud heritage of musical juxtaposition by bringing together jazz,
    hip hop, punk, and dance music into vigorous balance. Since then, they've won
    praise from the four corners of the globe and collaborated with Frank Ocean,
    Earl Sweatshirt, MF Doom, Pharaoh Monch and RZA among many. Their notorious live performances have brought fans across the whole musical spectrum
    together, taking the band around the world from Coachella to Glastonbury.


    Now, the inseparable friends are prepping to release their biggest project to date
    III on prodigious young label Innovative Leisure, a highly-anticipated project
    ushering in the group's newest explorations which are proving to be limitless.

    1. Triangle
    2. Can't Leave The Night
    3. Confessions (Feat. Leland Whitty)
    4. Kaleidoscope
    5. Eyes Closed
    6. Hedron
    7. Differently, Still
    8. Since You Asked Kindly
    9. CS60
    10. Sustain
    BADBADNOTGOOD
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  • Timeless: March 15, 2009 Timeless: March 15, 2009 Quick View

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    Timeless: March 15, 2009

    Part one of a three part series

    Packaged in a beautiful 5-color gatefold jacket
    printed on brown chip board

    Includes extensive liner notes and interview


    Folk-jazz composer/arranger Arthur Verocai was born in
    Rio de Janeiro. He has created challenging arrangements
    and compositions for Brazilian artists Jorge Ben, Ivan Lins,
    Leny Andrade and Gal Costa. In 1972 Verocai recorded a
    self-titled solo LP. It is a stunningly innovative effort. It puts Verocai into a rarified field with the heavy string oriented music of Charles Stepney, David Axelrod and Frank
    Zappa. Released in a period marked by the Brazilian
    military government, the album fared poorly. Following its
    re-issue in 2003 the album has become a highly influential
    oft sampled classic (see Ludacris, MF Doom and Little
    Brother). The performance of this seminal 1972 record in
    its entirety brought the capacity Luckmann crowd to a
    stand still. According to Verocai, he had never played the
    record, alive or dead! His delight at the opportunity to play this music 37 years later can be seen on the DVD. The
    music has been mixed by Verocai himself in Rio. History turned on its head and musical justice served

    Side 1
    1. Karina
    2. Sylvia
    3. Dedicada a ela
    4. Velho Parente


    Side 2
    1. Presente Grego
    2. O Mapa
    3. Pelas Sombras
    4. Caboclo
    5. Seriado
    6. Filhos


    Side 3
    1. Queimadas
    2. Balada 45
    3. Sucuri
    4. Flying to LA


    Side 4
    1. O Tempo e o vento
    2. Isabel
    3. Bis
    4. Na Boca Do Sol

    Arthur Verocai
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  • Southsiders Southsiders Quick View

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    Southsiders


    Custom Printed PVC Plastic Case


    Double Metallic Silver Vinyl


    Full Color Custom Printed Sleeves


    8-Page LP Lyric Booklet


    Minneapolis is known for many things - pretty lakes, the Mall of America, lutefisk. But 17 years ago, hip-hop act
    Atmosphere transformed the city into something else entirely: a nexus from which underground rap spiraled-out
    to the masses. And thanks to the duo's indefatigable touring habits, Top 20-charting albums, and their galvanizing artist-owned label Rhymesayers (MF Doom, Aesop Rock), they're still pushing the boundaries of what indie
    rap can mean.


    It's with that overachieving-underdog spirit that MC Sean "Slug" Daley and producer Anthony "Ant" Davis have
    named Atmosphere's eighth studio album Southsiders (out May 6), a shout-out to their native neighborhood.
    Because, says Slug, "We have spent the majority of our career - God, we can call it a career! - repping the
    south side of Minneapolis pretty hard."


    While Southsiders is a celebration of the group's fortitude, it is also a deeply introspective, and sometimes
    conflicted, work. "It's a natural progression from the last record, The Family Sign, which was about growing my
    family," says Slug, now a father to three, who finds himself contemplating mortality. "I'm starting to think, 'What is
    post-family man? What am I supposed to rap about now?' I'm sticking to my roots, rapping about what I'm
    doing, what I think about. This record is - much like the other ones - a very detailed look at my life."


    The album captures everything from a blazing, anthemic takedown in "Southsiders," to the ebb-and-flow of loss
    in the sauntering "Arthur's Song," to emotional abandon in the rousing "Kanye West." The latter - and its
    mantra, "put your hands in the air like you really do care" - is a high-five to the rapper whose emotional
    reactions are often misperceived as not caring. Says Slug, "I wanted to write a song about loving something so
    much that you submit to the moment.

    1. Camera Thief
    2. Arthur's Song
    3. The World Might Not Live Through The Night
    4. Star Shaped Heart
    5. I Love You Like A Brother
    6. Southsiders
    7. Bitter
    8. Mrs. Interpret
    9. Fortunate
    10. Kanye West
    11. We Ain't Gonna Die Today
    12. My Lady Got Two Men
    13. Flicker
    14. January On Lake Street
    15. Let Me Know That You Know What You Want Now
    Atmosphere
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    The Grind Date (Awaiting Repress)


    10th Anniversay Reissue Of The Grind Date


    2 LP Colored Vinyl (One LP Orange / Other LP Is Blue)


    De La Soul were interrupted just before they could deliver the third volume in their AOI series -- projected to be a DJ album -- to Tommy Boy. (The label
    perhaps bailed out from a 15-year relationship precisely because the group was going to release such a commercially bankrupt title, one that was planned
    instead to appear on an independent label run by Maseo.) De La Soul quickly realized they couldn't go ahead with the plan after signing their AOI label to
    Sanctuary, so they wrote a new record, The Grind Date. Although it may see them settling into a holding pattern, at least the pattern of 2001's AOI: Bionix
    is one that any hip-hop fan won't mind hearing repeated. Better yet, it boasts productions from an excellent cast of figures -- partner in crime Supa Dave
    West, author of the best tracks on their AOI series, J-Dilla, who's stretching out his patented (read: overdone) sound to embrace classic hip-hop, an only
    slightly commercialized Madlib, and young phenom 9th Wonder. Madlib gets what must be the first lead single of his career, a bright, antimaterialist tale
    called Shopping Bags (She Got From You) that thumps like a club tune, but lurches as only the Beat Conductor could do it. Verbal Clap finds J-Dilla
    allowing some grit into his productions, and Supa Dave only continues floating the most fluidly catchy productions of any rap producer in action.
    Meanwhile, De La Soul voices Posdnuos and Dave balance their time breezing easy on bumping message tracks with a few old-school shots that show
    them a bit defensive about the passing of time. (Check out Come On Down, a Madlib-produced shot with Flava Flav, or Days of Our Lives featuring
    Common.) Without a concept to tout, The Grind Date doesn't gel like AOI: Bionix, but it does show De La Soul keeping everything together more than 15
    years after their debut. After all, you certainly wouldn't see MF Doom guesting on a Tone-Loc record. - Review By John Bush

    LP 1
    1. The Future
    2. Verbal Clap
    3. Much More feat. Yummy
    4. Shopping Bags (She Got From You)
    5. The Grind Date
    6. Church
    7. It's LIke That feat. Carl Thomas


    LP 2
    1. He Comes Feat. Ghostface
    2. Days Of Our Lives Feat. Common
    3. Come On Down Feat. Flava Flav
    4. No Feat. Butta Verses
    5. Rock Co.Kane Flow Feat. MF Doom
    6. Shoomp Feat. Sean Paul (Bonus Track)

    De La Soul
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  • Tema Do Canibal EP Tema Do Canibal EP Quick View

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    Tema Do Canibal EP

    BK-One calls on legends & industry friends to breathe life into one of the most popular tracks from his Brazilian inspired Rhymesayers debut Rádio Do Canibal. This limited hand numbered transparent green vinyl features a BK-One video edit and remixes & arrangements from producer Exile; one of Brazil's most respected DJ's and record collectors, DJ Nuts along with Brazilian legend & Tamba inventor Helcio Milito; legendary Brazilian arranger Arthur Verocai; Twin Cities DJ, Mike 2600; music afficianado & remix/re-edit staple Tom Noble and a special vocal appearance by the one and only MF DOOM.
    1. Video Edit (BK-One)
    2. Mind The Gap Remix (Exile feat. MF DOOM)
    3. Tamba Remix (DJ Nuts)
    4. Tema Do Canibal II (Arthur Verocai)
    5. Journey Into Sound Remix (Mike 2600)
    6. Disco Ginga Remix
    BK-One
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    Pinata

    Freddie Gibbs is the product of violent, drug-laden streets but unlike most rappers with similar resumes, he brings the block to the booth
    without inhibition or an exaggerated rap persona. Piñata, a 17 track collaboration with producer Madlib, is the best distillation yet of his
    transparent approach to making music, combining an at times stark honesty with electrifying talent as a lyricist and performer.


    Piñata is "a gangster Blaxploitation film on wax," says Gibbs, who came up on the streets of Gary, Indiana, the disregarded city previously
    best known for producing Michael Jackson. Here he is joined by Mac Miller, Earl Sweatshirt, Raekwon, Scarface, Domo Genesis, Ab-Soul
    and a host of others in setting his soliloquies of the streets alongside film snippets and dusted funk, soul and prog musical tapestries. While
    this is the latest in a series of single-artist collaborations for Madlib, after Jaylib (J Dilla), Madvillainy (MF Doom) and the street-centric
    O.J. Simpson with Detroit's Guilty Simpson, the pairing is unique as it is the first time for Gibbs working with just one producer.


    On Piñata, where Gibbs can shift from textbook lessons in robbing and drugging on trackslike "Scarface" and "Knicks," to perhaps the
    album's most personal song, "Broken," a collaboration with Scarface, who, along with Tupac, DMX and 50 Cent, make up the rapper's own
    Mount Rushmore of MCs ("You're getting a hurricane of all those motherfuckers hitting you at once when you listen to Freddie Gibbs," he
    says). "Deeper," a Gibbs favorite and the third single from the album after "Thuggin'" (2012) and "Shame," (2013) is an ode to hip-hop in
    the mold of Common's "I Used to Love H.E.R."; "High," featuring Danny Brown, is self-explanatory and just what you would expect from
    Gibbs, Madlib and one of Detroit's finest; while on "Real," Gibbs addresses an old score just as Michael Corleone settled all family business
    on baptism day.


    As a producer, Madlib, quite simply, is music, and ten years into his career-a time when other artists become comfortable-Gibbs remains
    restless, focused, with an eye on the competition and their position relative to his ascent. This is because mentally, he's still on the corner
    hustling, which would be the downfall of the average rapper. With Piñata, Gibbs confirms that he is anything but average.

    LP1
    1. Supplier
    2. Scarface
    3. Deeper
    4. High ft. Danny Brown
    5. Harold's
    6. Bomb ft. Raekwon
    7. Shitsville
    8. Thuggin'
    9. Real
    10. Uno


    LP2
    1. Robes ft. Domo Genesis & Earl Sweatshirt
    2. Broken ft. Scarface
    3. Lakers ft. Ab-Soul & Polyester the Saint
    4. Knicks
    5. Shame ft. BJ The Chicago Kid
    6. Watts ft. Big Time Watts
    7. Piñata ft. Domo Genesis, G-Wiz, Casey Veggies, Sulaiman, Meechy Darko, & Mac Miller

    Madlib & Freddie Gibbs
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