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“Master and King”: the best joint off The Holstar and Teckzilla’s “The Extraordinaires”

February 13, 2012


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Master and King opens with a riff that sounds like a way slowed down version of Heavy D’s “Now that We Found Love” (see below too). But the melody’s slightly different and very current. It’s an addictive song…the best off  “The Extraordinaires from The Holstar (Zambia) and Teckzilla (Canada, bwo Nigeria).

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2011 United Way Hiphop

December 16, 2011


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This is just one of those great examples where hiphop delivers the message better than anything else. Tell a story…to a beat. The main thing is…

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Really diggin’ Canada’s Killa Gens. Another gem here.

October 12, 2011


10-11-2011 10-18-10 PM killa gens

Tough topic to tackle.  But Killa Gens does it over a blues turnaround, sparse drumbeat, and ethereal chorus.

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Looked for St. Kitts hiphop and found the Killa Gens killin’ it across the Dee-troit river. Love this!

August 9, 2011


8-8-11 killa gens breathe slow

For some reason it says “ST KITTS HIP HOP” on this youtube vid.  And glad it did for the Killa Gens‘ wicked beat and rhymeslaying.

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