Back to the hip-hop, then. First up we have a bit of a classic. Da Grassroots (three producers out of Toronto) released Passage Through Time back in 1999, to critical acclaim and general ignorance. It’s time this record was given a second look. Check out the laid back anger of Black Dove:
Fast-forwarding to mid-October of this year, we find New York beatmaster Don Miguel and London MC SamueL having a bit of a riot. Then just in case it’s not mad enough Blaq Poet drops by with some borderline ridiculous gangsterisms. Not my usual thing but this is, frankly, irresistible:
A few more beats tomorrow.