Thursday, March 22, 2012

Sum of All Fears Released by Da Grym Reefer

Hidden beneath carefully crafted lyrics complimented by solid instrumentals, the political and social commentary in The Sum of All Fears by Da Grym Reefer can easily be missed. Da Grym Reefer speaks on everything from Troy Davis to the state of Hip-Hop on his 20 track album.  

Just Us (For Troy) featuring Miss Joyce seems to cover many political and law enforcement issues as Da Grym Reefer says “we look for Justice, we find Just us.”

He thoughtfully composes his songs, displaying his skills as a lyricist, while delivering his message. Missing from his album is the usual party tracks and club bangers yet the instrumentals still have a body moving effect.

On his official website, Da Grym Reefer says he entitled his album The Sum of All Fears to show he is a fearless artist. His album could effortless force people to recognize the political and social commentary that Hip-Hop can have.

If  haven’t bought the album, it’s available on Bandcamp for $12 USD. Fans of Da Grym Reefer can follow him on Twitter or find him on Facebook

Tuesday, March 20, 2012

Doc ILLingsworth Releases Bread Winner EP

Doc ILLingsworth delivers a powerful EP that effortlessly blends humor and seriousness. On his Bandcamp page ILLingsworth says he’s “a dude who found he could rhyme words together […],” and found he […] could take sounds and make them into beats. Bread Winner artful exposes his skills as a writer and producer.

ILLingsworth weaves metaphors and imagery into each track painting a picture of life.
The instrumentals support and highlight his rhyming abilities without distraction. Snapshots of Bad Luck, one of the slower tracks, displays ILLingsworth’s thoughtful consideration of life. At the same time ILLingsworth allows his sense of humor to shine through on tracks like Pancakes.

ILLingsworth does not plan on a full length album with this material. But Bread Winner helps his fans remember why they enjoy his music. No doubt we all will patiently wait for ILLingsworth’s next project.

Bread Winner was released on March 1 and is available on Bandcamp. Fans of his music can find him on Facebook or follow him on Twitter.