Astronote ft. Magestik Legend - Big Trouble Little China

Posted 5 years ago
Producer:
Astronote
Album:
Weapon of the Future

The newest leak from underground producer/emcee Astronote is so far off the beaten path, you need a passport to get where it’s at. Fittingly, its creator hails from the foreign streets of Paris, France. Now, usually I try to state what the general theme of the song is (braggadocio, motivation, sex, etc.)—but I’m at a loss with this one. What does Big Trouble Little China mean? Where did producer Astronote get that sample from? Why is emcee Majestic Legend obsessed with acronyms? Frankly, I don’t know. What I do know is the Frenchman brought it on the production side of the things. Using a gritty oriental-sounding sample and other extraneous sounds, Astro creates a lo-fi wonderland driven by a dirty, stomping drum pattern. And although I confessed to being oblivious to what the emcees were talking about, they flow like seasoned vets. Maybe it’s best we just don’t understand. For more international dopeness, be sure to grab Astronote’s upcoming free album, Weapons of the Future, dropping May 31.

Astronote Downloads

Written by
Posted 5 years ago
Get The PLUG app by DJBooth and get the best hip-hop writing and news delivered daily.

More from Astronote

Featured Video

Hip Hop News

Blank Face: Rare Album Covers That Don’t Feature the Artist’s Face

For a man with such a big ego, it's incredible that no Kanye West album cover has ever shown his face. Read More
Posted about 21 hours ago by Yoh

Mind Blown: Lupe Fiasco’s “Adoration of the Magi” Lyrics Are Genius

I've heard the song 100 times, but I never uncovered the mind-blowing references in the chorus until now. Read More
Posted 23 hours ago by Nathan S.

Young Thug’s Modeling a Dress on a Giant NYC Billboard, Anything is Possible

There's currently a four-story NYC billboard of Young Thug modeling for Calvin Klein. That's a real thing that happened in real life. Read More
Posted one day ago by William E. Ketchum III

Can PARTYNEXTDOOR’s “P3” Album Break OVO’s Non-Drake Cold Streak?

PARTYNEXTDOOR's new album finally has a release date, but can the project break the year's cold streak of OVO signees? Read More
Posted one day ago by William E. Ketchum III

Marvel’s Upcoming Luke Cage Netflix Series Has Major Hip-Hop Influences

Episodes titled after Gang Starr songs, a Biggie portrait and ODB tunes await viewers of the upcoming on-demand series. Read More
Posted one day ago by William E. Ketchum III
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.