This week we finally got to explore the much anticipated collaboration from Skyzoo and Pete Rock, as they released their Retropolitan LP. The two NY representatives have crafted an album that is at once an ode to the city they love and a cautionary tale about the gentrification that is so prevalent throughout the Five Boroughs. Continue reading “Skyzoo & Pete Rock: Retropolitan (Stream)”
Skyzoo recently released a staggeringly good album, which doesn’t seem to have received the fanfare it deserves thus far. The Brooklyn MC has always been a reliable source for good, straight up hip hop and In Celebration of US carries on the trend, but with even more high grade lyricism packed into its 15 tracks. Baker’s Dozen is a prime example, with Skyzoo’s wordplay nicely complimented by Raheem Devaughn’s D’Angelo-esque vocal style. In Celebration of Us is out now on First Generation Rich.