iTunes

De iTunes Store wordt geopend.Als iTunes niet wordt geopend, klikt u op het iTunes-symbool in het Dock of op het Windows-bureaublad.Progress Indicator
De iBooks Store wordt geopend.Als iBooks niet wordt geopend, klikt u op het iBooks-symbool in het Dock.Progress Indicator
iTunes

iTunes is the world's easiest way to organize and add to your digital media collection.

We are unable to find iTunes on your computer. Om muziek voor te beluisteren en te kopen van The Salvation van Skyzoo, download nu iTunes.

Heeft u iTunes al? Klik op 'Ik heb iTunes' om het te openen.

I Have iTunes Gratis download
iTunes voor Mac en pc

The Salvation

Open iTunes om muziek voor te beluisteren, te kopen en te downloaden.

Albumrecensie

Brooklyn MC Skyzoo's 2009 debut, The Salvation, drops with a curse-load of hype nipping at its heels. One of the first artists inked to wunderkind producer 9th Wonder's Jamla Records, Skyzoo stoked the excitement with a heralded mixtape, Corner Store Classic, a high-concept compilation touting his attempt to forge the intersection where 21st century gangster and enlightenment rap collide. On the brilliantly simple "Penmanship" (featuring slick Black Milk production), he boasts "they say I write a little different," and like Talib Kweli, Nas, and many other N.Y.C. rappers before him, the statement is true, and also like his forebears, what makes it so is near-impossible to define; it just is. There's something perfectly unadorned about Skyzoo's rapping style, as if he's preternaturally confident in his words and has no need to create a steady character with gimmicky inflection; on "Popularity," he posits he's "one of one and ain't the type for all the repeating." That said, he's a keen mimic when he wants to be. On the aforementioned "Popularity," he playfully glides into the Clipse's phrasing, even tossing out the Virginia duo's catch phrase "What It Do." 9th Wonder pulls another rabbit-steady beat out of his hat with the smooth '70s scratchy-soul groove of "The Beautiful Decay," while Skyzoo breathes poetic-hard life into one of hip-hop's oldest stories, the sonnet to the city's urban splendor. When he goes into the standard old-school borough-by-borough (plus surrounding burgs) shout-out, the fact that we've been here before is moot, his love is positively infectious. Skyzoo's passion for his craft runs deep and, perhaps egged on by an all-star production cast eagerly supplying the freshest of beats, the soul pours out in his flow. The Salvation is no revelation by any means, nor is it apparently trying to be, but it is a satisfying debut, a solid fulfillment of the promise built up by a young lion wordsmith.

Biografie

Geboren: 24 december 1982 op Brooklyn, NY

Genre: Hiphop/Rap

Jaren actief: '00s, '10s

Aside from his rhyming skills and bright prospects, Skyzoo was once known most for his loss to fellow rapper Jin on BET's 106 & Park freestyle contest. Nonetheless, the New York MC launched his career by landing theme tracks for ESPN and Guinness beer, building his own Custom Made Entertainment company, and securing a relationship with North Carolina rap crew the Justus League. The Brooklynite was born Justin Taylor on December 24, 1982, in Crown Heights but spent much of his youth just south...
Volledige biografie

Topalbums en topnummers van Skyzoo

The Salvation, Skyzoo
Bekijk in iTunes

Klantbeoordeling

We hebben niet genoeg beoordelingen ontvangen om een gemiddelde weer te geven van dit/deze album.

Invloeden

Generatiegenoten