DJ EFN - Another Time [2LP] (Silver Vinyl, limited to 500)
Another Time, DJ EFN's first all original studio album is an ode to his mixtape past. Featuring production from the likes of DJ Premier, Buckwild and more - EFN assembles an impressive cast of legendary pioneers, buzz-worthy new school spitters and new comers on the rise. ''''Miami's Mixtape King'''' DJ EFN and his company Crazy Hood Productions has been a pillar in Miami for the better part of twenty years. A fan of the mixtapes emanating from New York City, DJ EFN began producing mixtapes of his own because no one else in Miami was doing so. ''There was no consistent mixtape DJ in Miami, no one who ever really played the music from Miami,'' he said in an interview with Julia Beverly of Ozone magazine. ''Everybody listened to DJ Clue or Tony Touch. It was good music, but I didn't want to hear shouts to Brooklyn or the Bronx. I wanted to shout out Miami and help to put on the local cats.'' EFN's first Crazy Hood mixtape was issued in 1993. During the next two decades he produced 42 volumes, featuring not only Miamibased artists, but national stars. E's particular mission has always been to represent a strain of gritty local hip-hop music that has more in common with the Boom-Bap sound than with the party music for which Miami is best known. Another Time features Royce the 5 9, Inspectah Deck, Ras Kass, Scarface, Masta Ace, Your Old Droog, David Banner, Kurupt, Sean Price, Smif N Wessun, Black Milk, Talib Kweli, Redman, Crooked I, MC Eight, Stalley, Chris Rivers (Big Pun's son), Keith Murray, Juvenile, Troy Ave, Fashawn, O.C., Reks, Dead Prez, Cormega, Defari, Blu, MOP, Guilty Simpson, King Tee, original artwork by Skam2? (Tribe Called Quest) and more. 1. Intro feat. Umar Bin Hassan (of The Last Poets) 2. Another Time feat. Inspectah Deck, Guilty Simpson, M.O.P., Bernz (of ?MAYDAY!) 3. Selfish feat. King Tee, Fashawn, Kurupt 4. Lane 2 Lane feat. Don Logan (Gunplay), Denzel Curry 5. South-West feat. MC Eiht, Blu, Kam 6. Crazy Dope feat. Milk Dee, Sean Price, Murda Mook 7. Revolutionary Ride Music feat. Your Old Droog, Royce da 5'9', OC, Reks 8. Crazy (Interlude) feat. Umar Bin Hassan (of The Last Poets) 9. Who's Crazy? feat. Troy Ave, Scarface, Stalley 10. Fiyah Gun feat. Smif N Wesson, Spragga Benz, Kardinal Offishall, Bittah Sosicka 11. If U Run feat. Killer Mike, Webbz, KXNG Crooked 12. Survival feat. Juvenile, Dead Prez, Trick Daddy 13. When I'm Dead feat. Joell Ortiz, Chris Rivers, Keith Murray, Skam2? 14. Warrior feat. Sizzla, David Banner, N.O.R.E., Jon Connor 15. Power feat. Sa-Roc, Masta Ace, Thirstin Howl III 16. Role Model feat. Bun B, Jarren Benton, Eric Biddines, Amber Monique 17. Paradise feat. Talib Kweli, Wrekonize, Redman 18. Motivation feat. Defari, Cormega, Boaz 19. G Shit feat. McGruff, Prez P, Grafh 20. #HomeTeam feat. Garcia, Dynas, Skam2?, Heckler, Society, Mother Superia 21. We Earned It feat. Ras Kass, Black Milk, Black Collar, Cory Gunz DON'T JUST LISTEN TO MUSIC EXPERIENCE IT.
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