April 24, 2011

Oddisee-Mental Liberaton Re-release



One of my favourite Producers and MCs these days is the dope Washington D.C born and Maryland raised Oddisee (Diamond District, Ave.To, Trek Life and Oddisee, Stik Figa and Oddisee etc) who released my top Hip Hop instrumental LP of 2010...has re-released the dope Mental Liberation album, which was originally released in 2009 with 3 bonus tracks...

The bonus material includes two instrumentals: one which was previously exclusive to Japanese vinyl is called “Is That Why You’re Here?” and is a particularly jazzy track, heavy on the horns; the second is also horn heavy with an irregular drum pattern and is entitled “Revival”. The third bonus cut is a track Oddisee produced that Motion Man laid 3 verses over called “Holding It Back".
In addition, there is of course the classic 2009 producer’s album, Mental Liberation, which features J-Live, Rapper Pooh, Georgia Anne Muldrow, MED, Black Milk, Finale, Invincible, LMNO, Hassaan Mackey, Prince Po, Dudley Perkins, Silent Knight, XO, yU, Trek Life, Kenn Starr, Stik Figa, Bilal Salaam, DJ Clear, and DJ Romes (Lootpack)

*Original cover art by West Coast legend Mear One.”



http://mellomusicgroup.bandcamp.com/album/mental-liberation

01. Hip Hop’s Cool Again
02. Let The Music (Feat. LMNO)
03. The Jungle (Feat. Hassaan Mackey & Bilal Salaam)
04. Get Up (Feat. Declaime, Prince Po, Yu & DJ Clear)
05. Q & A (Feat. Kenn Starr)
06. Rhymes Get Written (Feat. Silent Knight & XO)
07. What’s Crazy (Feat. J-Live & Stik Figa)
08. Cold For That (Feat. Trek Life)
09. Endure Remix (Feat. Georgia Anne Muldrow, MED & Rapper Pooh)
10. Don’t Sleep Remix (Feat. Invincible & Finale)
11. Drugs Outside Remix (Feat. Black Milk, Rapper Pooh & DJ Romes)
12. When Everything Changed 

This album will be up for a week only so get your download on and enjoy kids :D

http://www.myspace.com/oddisee720

A new and proper solo Oddisee album People Hear What They See is due soon and a new Diamond District-March On Washington LP will be released in the near future.

Oddisee has recently appeared on dope records from Apollo Brown and Has-Lo as well, don't foget to check out Apollo Brown's awesome Clouds (my instrumental LP of 2011 so far) and Has-Lo's great In Case I Don't Make It LP.
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