Single You Out: Silent Knight – Ballot Of The Wallet (prod. by Madwreck)

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The man who dropped the Single Of The Year in 2011 is back at it in the latter part of this year, prepping his next project, Busy Is My Best Friend II.  This song is the anti-thesis of C.R.E.A.M. in the observations of Silent Knight.   Can he get us to drop that ‘cash first’ mentality?  Well, I can tell you the song is fresh, contains dope lyricism, and a well intentioned message.  Check it…

DJ K.O. – EMPBeTheTeam (2012)

Artist: DJ K.O.

Album: EMPBeTheTeam

Source: Artist

Tracklisting:

1.Stand Up! (feat. Silent Knight, Jered Sanders, Justin Bates, K-Hill, East & MadKem)
2.I Can Tell (Remix) [feat. MadKem, Silent Knight & K-Hill]
3.Pick a Card (feat. Justin Bates)
4.Meek Man’s Dream (feat. Jered Sanders)
5.Drunk Girls (feat. MadKem, Jered Sanders & Silent Knight)
6.EMP Cypher (feat. MadKem, Silent Knight, Jered Sanders, Justin Bates & K-Hill)
7.Power of the Tongue (feat. K-Hill)
8.Ogre (feat. Silent Knight)
9.Kill ‘Em (feat. Justin Bates & MadKem)
10.A Few Good Men (feat. MadKem, Justin Bates, Silent Knight & K-Hill)
11.Do Ya Thing (feat. East)
12.Seize the Moment (feat. MadKem)

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Elementality is home to some of the most talented emcees and producers in the business and it all starts from DJ K.O.  He can orchestrate some beautiful music with his team and that’s exactly what he does with EMPBeTheTeam.  Everything is done in house production wise and with the duties on the mic because when your camp is this talented you don’t have to rely on anybody else.

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Single You Out: K-Hill – The Covenant (Da Instigator, Part II)

Here’s another name I haven’t heard in a while.  K-Hill is back with the Elementality camp with a dope new track produced by Madwreck.  There’s a lot to like with this joint and it all starts with that crooning sample Madwreck uses.  It’s addicting.  K-Hill certainly makes his presence known has he attempts to preserve the ‘covenant’.  Got a real nice flow going on here…

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MadKem – Charles Workman (2011)

Artist: MadKem

Album: Charles Workman

Source: Elementality

Tracklisting:

01 Dayz of Rot (prod. Madwreck)
02 Hawking’s Cortex (prod. Madwreck)
03 To Be In Love (prod. DJ K.O. & Madwreck)
04 Ms. Badu (prod. Darren Paul)
05 Victory (prod. Beatnick Dee)
06 Holy Mackerel (prod. Analogic)
07 Bacon (The Main Ingredient) (prod. Madwreck)
08 Frank Muller f. Jered Sanders (prod. SeeMore)
09 How We Do (prod. S. RAW)
10 Malcolm Browne (The BQE Remix) f. Skyzoo (prod. DaveNotti)
11 The Moon (prod. Madwreck)

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These are the dayz of rot!‘, the words resonate as you begin listening to MadKem’s first album, Charles Workman.  The track (Dayz Of Rot) has a tribal, yet funky feel to it.   It starts of with what sounds like some tribal chant, then hit you off with some bongo drums, and then the finger snaps.  The track has a feel unlike any other that I have heard in 2011.   The use of vocal samples and a very organic production make this a track that you will remember.  MadKem drops lyrics that put the listener on to what brought him into the rhyme game in the first place and where he is going with it.  Everything about this track is exceptional.  Madwreck definitely deserves props for his work behind the boards on this joint.

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