ArtOfficial ft. K. Sparks - The Payback

Posted 6 years ago
Featuring:
Producer:
ArtOfficial
Album:
The Payback

As anyone who’s been to a Roots show can attest, live instrument hip-hop is better. It just is. So why don’t we hear more groups like Miami-based jazz/rock hip-hop outfit ArtOfficial? Only the rap gods know, so for now we’ll just have to make do with quality over quantity; quality that comes to us today in the form of the title track off ArtOfficial’s upcoming DJBooth-sponsored project The Payback. A reworking of jazz trio Medeski, Martin & Wood’s Chubb Sub, this smokey joint contains one of the funkier bass lines I’ve heard in a minute and a hot saxophone (saxophone?) solo, along with native ArtOfficial emcees Newsense and Logics and Booth regular K. Sparks (who’s also doing solo work today on Momma Say) spitting a lyrical exploration of karma’s effect in the world. Or to put it way less deeply, payback’s a bi**h. Fans can see watch some behind the scenes footage of ArtOfficial recording The Payback (the song) here, and everyone should expect to hear some sonic vengeance when The Payback drops April 23 on the greatest hip-hop site on the planet…that would be DJBooth. 

Download The Payback at RefinedHype.com!

ArtOfficial K. Sparks Alternative

Written by
Posted 6 years ago
Get The PLUG app by DJBooth and get the best hip-hop writing and news delivered daily.

More from ArtOfficial

Featured Video

Hip Hop News

Jean Grae Links With Marvel & Ta-Nehisi Coates for Excellent “Black Panther” Song

Marvel Comics' relationship with hip-hop gets even deeper as Jean Grae comes through with some "Black Panther" fire. Read More
Posted 31 minutes ago by William E. Ketchum III

Holy Sh*t You Need to Hear Vic Mensa & Joey Purp’s Sway Freestyle

How is Chicago this talented? Joey and Vic trade bars in an insane freestyle you have to hear. Read More
Posted 56 minutes ago by Nathan S.

How J. Cole’s “Dollar & A Dream” Tour Changed My Life

Music is the language of the spirit and on a hot summer day in 2014, J. Cole helped me connect to a higher power. Read More
Posted one hour ago by Vinnie Johnson

Gucci Mane’s “Everybody Looking” Has Strong First Week, He’s Officially Back

Atlantic Records is popping bottles thanks to a strong first week from their fresh out the pen rap star. Read More
Posted 2 hours ago by William E. Ketchum III

A Tribute to Pharrell & The Neptunes, Music’s Most Beloved Aliens

From dope boy beats for the Clipse to pop hits for Britney Spears, no one's covered more musical ground than Pharrell and company. Read More
Posted about 19 hours ago by Yoh
Sample Text - Sample Link
0:00
3:00
Shrink
Hide

TRENDING NOW



Flame

TOP 20 MUSIC CHARTS


Discover the best new songs, videos, and albums added to the Booth.