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S.P.T.A. (Said Person of That Ability)

J-Live

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The follow-up to last year's Undivided Attention EP, S.P.T.A. (short for Said Person of That Ability) is J-Live's fifth full-length. It finds the longstanding New York artist continuing to serve up classic-style hip-hop loaded with strong beatwork and smart, down-to-earth lyricism. A concept album of sorts, it starts with three different Js (representing the emcee, DJ, and producer) talking to one another before launching into a dope collection of tracks that touch on romance ("The Me and You"), love for hip-hop (the scratch-happy "Pronounced Spitta"), and the ups and downs of life as a successful independent artist ("Half a Glass" with Lyric Jones). As per usual, the beats are knocking, with an abundance of mellow jazz and soul samples (the bass- and flute-propelled "Life Comes in Threes" is especially tight), courtesy of J as well as Diamond D, Marco Polo, RJD2, Nicolay, and others. Another solid offering from one of the more consistent cats working today.

Customer Reviews

J-Live does it again

Another powerhouse release from one of hip-hop's finest and most respected emcees. Great from start to finish!

Hip Hop LIVES!!!!!

J-Live is keeping it all the way LIVE!!!!! I love this dude, and his music? AWESOME!!!!!!!

Peace J-Live!!!!!

HIP HOP!!!!!

J-Live delivers once again! If you're a fan of his past work (which there is ALOT of...check his back catalog) then you will surely enjoy his latest effort. I've been a supporter for many years and have yet to be disappointed. This is that Hip Hop sh*t that you need!!

Biography

Born: February 22, 1976 in New York, NY

Genre: Hip-Hop/Rap

Years Active: '00s

Brooklyn MC J-Live first garnered notice with the release of his 1995 single "Bragging Writes." Delivering his thoughtful lyrics with confidence and ease, J-Live's rapping was strong and his soul-inflected grooves immediately appealed to fans of underground hip-hop. A year later he followed up with another hit, "Hush the Crowd," and started to generate a palpable buzz. With tracks produced by luminaries such as Prince Paul, DJ Premier, and Pete Rock, the release of J-Live's full-length debut, The...
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