K. Sparks - The Cotton Club

Posted 4 years ago
Featuring:
Producer:
Kurser
Album:
TBD

Ready for a whirlwind history lesson, brought to you by Wikipedia? Good. Established in 1920 under the ownership of heavyweight boxer Jack Johnson (but taken over by bootlegger and gangster Owney Madden in ‘23), The Cotton Club was an epicenter of the Harlem Renaissance, hosting performances by the biggest names in jazz, as well as other prominent black entertainers. While K. Sparks’ first release of 2012 doesn’t directly reference the historic nightspot, Kurser’ headphone-ready sample work does indeed evoke the image of a smoky, Prohibition-era club, buzzing with the excitement of a thriving culture. On the lyrical tip, Spizzy keeps it poetic and witty as ever. In between poetic turns of phrase and clever barbs, the Queens repper reveals some exciting news: “Shout-out to my wife, baby due around in August.Double Up labelmate JAYVINE contributes some appetizing wordplay to the record’s back end: “Treat you like a dinner roll, butter to the biscuit / Young with the beef, only women get the brisket.” No doubt about it: 2012 is going to be a big year for K. Sparks. Details on the project this joint will be attached to have yet to be announced, but fans can, of course, keep it locked for the latest.

K. Sparks JAYVINE DownloadsEditors Picks

Written by
Posted 4 years ago
Get The PLUG app by DJBooth and get the best hip-hop writing and news delivered daily.

More from K. Sparks

Featured Video

Hip Hop News

Frank Ocean Releases Star-Studded Second Album “Blond”

Surprise! Well, not really. The GRAMMY award winning singer finally has released his official sophomore album. Read More
Posted 22 hours ago by DJ Z

Frank Ocean Drops “Nikes” Video Full of Nakedness & Product Placement

The singer follows-up his "Endless" visual album with a brand new video that tackles a wide range of emotions. Read More
Posted one day ago by DJ Z

Frank Ocean “Endless” 1 Listen Album Review

Frank Ocean has finally returned, but he isn't the artist he was four years ago. Read More
Posted 2 days ago by Yoh

A New A Tribe Called Quest Album Is Coming, According to L.A. Reid

The chairman and CEO of Epic Records has confirmed Tribe recorded a final album before Phife Dawg passed away. Read More
Posted 2 days ago by Brent Bradley

Consequence Was A Ghostwriter On Jay Z’s “Encore”

Who knows what other untold secrets the G.O.O.D. Music-affiliate has in the chamber. Read More
Posted 2 days ago by Brent Bradley

Isaiah Rashad is Next, But Have You Heard This Jay Rock Snippet?

We know TDE has a couple releases in the can, but we’re already hyped for Jay Rock’s follow-up. Read More
Posted 2 days ago by Brent Bradley
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.