Bambu - Something

Posted 5 years ago
Producer:
DJ Phatrick
Album:
Short Changed

While most (hopefully) knew that February was Black History Month, many are unaware that March is Women’s History Month. Consider yourself informed. On new release Something L.A. based emcee Bambu, who we last heard on the Booth approved Paper Thin, takes on the chronically overlooked issue of domestic violence. Laying the foundation for this deadly serious record is DJ Phatrick, who steps out from behind the boards and flips a sample of Adele’s Someone Like You into a heartwrenching beat. It’s gorgeous work, but it’s Bambu’s lyrics that truly make the song so gripping as he tackles hip-hop’s implicit and explicit acceptance of violence against women, how that violence plays out in real homes and how such brutality is passed down through generations. There aren’t many track you truly need to listen to - this is one of them. In addition to a video for Something dropping at the end of the month, those feeling moved can find much more fearless hip-hop on Bambu’s upcoming EP Short Changed, a re-release of his Exact Change album, due out April 29.

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