This is my favorite cut off of Eff Yoo’s Papa Dios album. I love the ‘Forbidden Fruit’ vibe from the name of the song to the content therein. The instrumentation is dope and of course you’ve got Spit Gemz rocking the mic with Eff Yoo. Also one of the blessings of the songs is I get to hear Carmen Indhira albeit all so subtly.
Check the album if you have not already.
Spit Gemz is at it again! He’s not resting on is laurels, he is bringing the heat for this new album he has dropping this year entitled, Fvck The Radio. That project will be dropping on February 25th and you best believe that I will be all over that when it drops. Spit Gemz enlists the soulful Carmen Indhira for the hook and his confederate Starvin B. They “put you on a pedestal just to knock you off it”. One Take on the beat!
Artist: Spit Gemz
Album: Welcome To Hellzgate
01 Broken Oath Ft. Spent D’nero & Shaz Illyork (Prod. By JL Adio)
02 Possession Of Mind Ft. Shaz Illyork & Meyhem Lauren (Prod. By Aye Wun)
04 Red Pilot Ft. Sol Invictus (Prod. By Derek Day)
05 Stolen Legacy Ft. Carmen Indhira (Prod. By Detek)
06 Trained Assassins Ft. Starvin B, Carmen Indhira, Shaz Illyork & Eff Yoo (Prod. By One Take)
07 Megatron Mindstate Ft. Shaz Illyork (Prod. By DJ Brans)
08 Highlight Real (Prod. By Junior Makhno)
09 Fearless Pt. 7 Ft. Shaz Illyork & Carmen Indhira (Prod. By DJ Guttertrash)
10 Sinister Grin Ft. Shaz Illyork, Starker & J.Love (Prod. By Drasar Monumental)
11 Wasted Years (Prod. By Detek)
12 Panic In The Hall Ft Shaz Illyork, Thirstin Howl The 3rd & Homeboy Sandman (Prod. By Junior Makhno)
13 Concealed Weaponry Ft. Aye Wun (Prod. By Dolo)
14 Man At Arms (Prod. By The Strange Neighbor)
15 One And Wake Up Ft. Shaz Illyork (Prod. By DJ Low Cut)
17 Love & Loyalty Ft. Carmen Indhira (Prod. By Jack Diggs)
18 Serpents Ft. G.S. Advance (Prod. By G.S. Advance)
19 Fly Creature Ft. Carmen Indhira, Starvin B & Shaz Illyork (Prod. By Golden Child)
20 Welcome To Hellzgate (Prod. By DJ Guttertrash)
21 SKILLUMINATI Ft. Thirstin Howl The 3rd & Meyhem Lauren (Prod. By Hook & Eye)
I am going to start this review out with the following statement: Welcome To Hellzgate is most certainly a Top 5 mixtape/street album from 2012. For my part, the only thing that comes close to the standard set by this project is Red Eye’s St. Fatrick’s Day. There are so many bangers on this joint, I simply can’t count them all on both hands. This is something that you can knock whether you are on your way home from work or heading to the spot to get rowdy. You will definitely get amped when you listen to this album!
Why can’t I get a hold of the Welcome To Hellzgate project? I am about to start a riot. Every joint I have heard off of this album has been pure heat and this is the best one yet. Lyrically, this lineup is responsible for bodying this beat from One Take. Some really great lines and flows on this joint But really, it’s Carmen Indhira who makes this a great song. Love the voice on the chorus. It just really holds all the verse together
We see you down here in Austin, Texas.
This is the best songs compiled from February 2012. The 2nd such compilation in our series. It’s the best way to catch up on some of the dopest singles released in the month. Nothing but the best for you guys. Enjoy the streaming excellence….
1. Slaughterhouse – Hammer Dance
2. Fatal Lucciauno – Black Hoodie Rap (ft. Spac3man)
3. Don Streat – Rapper Shot Remix (ft. Termanology and Lil Fame)
4. Illmaculate – Under Their Radar, Over Their Heads
5. Kyo Itachi x Ruste Juxx – Hardest From The Underground
6. Sutter Kain – Traitor Remix (ft. Naymez x Donnie Darko)
7. The AbSoulJah – In My Element
8. Juan Deuce – People (ft. Romen Rok)
9. Shaz Illyork – Fly Creature (ft. Spit Gemz x Carmen Indhira x Stavin’ B)
10. Just Flow x MaV – Joey Crawford
11. Godilla – Rusty Machete
12. K-Hill – The Covenant
13. Locksmith – Illuminati
I have had a rotten day only to be made better by this new Shaz Illyork and the rest of The Opposition team. This joint is indicative of what The Opposition is bringing to hip hop these days. What exactly is that you ask? It’s hard, yet intelligent rhymes over banging rhythms