Sa-Roc’s Afrocentric identity rap has company from David Banner. “Who Am I” is from the deluxe version of Nebuchadnezzar that came out yesterday.
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The Souls Of Mischief debuted the first single and video from There Is Only Now a couple of weeks ago. “All You Got Is Your Word” is the B-side of “There Is Only Now” and the second leak from the project that is exclusively produced by Adrian Younge and is based on a near-death experience they had in 1994.
Shabazz Palaces’s “Forerunner Foray” is another movement in their latest funky revolt, Lese Majesty. Palaceer Lazaro and Catherine Harris’s vocals are disembodied sounds meant to subtly sink into and shape the listener’s consciousness. The album has its US release on July 29th.
Dice Raw’s visual for “Animal” uses Al Jolson, the Civil Rights Movement, racist cartoons and other images of Black white race struggles in America to convey the meaning behind his simple repeated refrain for humanity. The song is from 2013′s Jimmy’s Back which, is based on Michelle Alexander’s book, The New Jim Crow. Dice Raw also created a documentary about the prison economy to accompany the album.
Rah Digga released another song today and it’s about the battles she’s fought in choosing to be a rap artist who never fully submitted to the machine in hopes of having a big commercial presence. “Storm Comin’” is produced by Marco Polo and Chuck D is on the outro thanking and reminding Rah Digga about the importance of speaking her own truth as an artist.