Five steez – These Kingston Times (Jamaica)
Finally These Kingston Times, the eight-track project from Jamaican emcee Five Steez, is here. It’s an honest and somewhat gritty outlook on the city of Kingston, and maybe it’s little too brief but hey, solid things come in small packages.
Listen up and get with the program.
“I wanted to paint my city the way I see it, and in a way I’ve never heard the story told before in music,” says Five Steez. “Since Hip Hop’s genesis with DJ Kool Herc, there has always been a Jamaican influence and involvement in the genre, but you’ve never heard about actual life..