Slim’s Pickings 2022 Pt. 2

Following on from last week’s continued roundup of some of my favourite releases from 2022, I’m back with what I thought was going to be my final selection. The original plan was to cover 30 EPs and albums, but as time has gone on my mind has decided to trigger more musical memories from the year. Add to that the fact that the last breaths of 2022 brought us a few more releases and I realise now that I could easily do a top 40 (shout out to 80’s Sunday evenings on Radio One). So without further ado, here are my next ten choices, and as usual they arrive in no particular order beyond the sequence my memory brought them to the surface. The third and final instalment will follow shortly.

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Boldy James: Ill Advised / Method To My Madness + EP Stream

Boldy James returns with a new EP, as he joins forces with his favoured producer, Alchemist, once again. Earlier this week the pair dropped off a double video from the EP and today we get to explore the full release. If you’re familiar with Boldy, then you know the MO – coke raps and street tales, with a laid-back delivery. Alchemist’s beats are on point and seem to land better than they did on the recent EP he released with Action Bronson. You can watch the video for Ill Advised and Method To My Madness above, and you can stream the EP below. Continue reading “Boldy James: Ill Advised / Method To My Madness + EP Stream”