STYLE: Hip-Hop RATING OUR PRODUCT CODE: 123472-19024 LABEL: Preacha Boy FORMAT: Digital Only Album RELEASE DATE: 2012-02-07
Reviewed by Steve Hayes
One of the leading figures in Britain's creatively exuberant gospel hip-hop underground returns with another banger of an album. From the get-go "Out Killin" we're into some big and phat synths, rhymes and representing of the true King, as E Tizz shows his vocal as well as emcee skills, delivering some serious punchlines. "Hero" featuring Rocstarr continues the big uplifting vibe to the album as the rapper cleverly weaves in how Jesus is the true hero, not the superheroes of comic books and movies. "Clap Clap" featuring Jai is a bouncing party track. If you're not clapping and bouncing to this anthem to the one true Creator you're probably in need of resuscitation! The same applies to the grooving "Put Ya 1s Up". The album then moves into a slightly different vibe with some creative and swirling beats and more minimalist instrumentals, "Mr DJ" and "Light Up" before the dance vibe kicks in with "What I Gotta Say" featuring Guvna B. "I'm Not Down" has elements of bassline, trance and R&B over which E Tizz vigorously raps while "I'm Tellin' 'Em All" featuring America's KJ-52 is another standout. An album that will appeal across ages yet will connect with the streets.
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