While I haven’t a clue regarding the illicit endeavours mentioned on this track, I do recall the majority of nostalgic elements presented by Ethemadassassin on ‘80’s & 90’s’. This surreal, ethereal track produced by UK beatsmith Sci Fi Stu fits with Ethemadassassin’s checkered flow and semi-gruff delivery. We all know the “back in the day” stuff has been done to death but a fresh approach such as this won’t hurt.
Tune in and get with the program.
Los Angeles (by way of Greensboro NC) emcee ethemadassassin releases his new Soul on Fire album on 17th September, the third solo LP from one half of the Veteran Assassins duo. Coming up through NC’s rap battle scene during the Golden Era, the new single “80’s & 90’s” produced by UK beatsmith Sci Fi Stu speaks on these days. Anyone familiar with the sights and sounds of the time will recognize the fashions name-checked and lifestyle represented throughout.
“…I remember first semester of the 7th grade
engulfed by the development of the first trimester of the crack trade
Closing up the placenta where no one too can enter…”