This is Doo-Wop in the Harlem Renaissance era. — Philmore Greene
This week, Chicago rappers Philmore Greene and Neak release ‘The Gift’, which features a backing track that commemorates the abstract Hip-Hop style mostly enjoyed by Dilla fans and his lucky collaborators worldwide. The gentlemen trade verses about their lives, what it took to get to where they are now, and sacrifice and dedication.
I missed a lot of sleep just for me to spit filthy, said Philmore Greene rapped.
Listen to the soundscape that mentions the late great Chris Lighty, references the uncanny arrests of Earl ‘DMX’ Simmons, and lastly, implements audio that explains the ethereal presence of music. It’s beautiful.