Malcolm & Martin - Movement Music

Posted 5 years ago
Marco Polo
Life Doesn't Frighten Me LP

You don’t name yourself after American history’s two greatest civil rights leaders if you’re not dead serious about your convictions and determined to make a difference. True to their collective stage name, Malcolm & Martin don’t just make fresh tunes: they make Movement Music. This newly-leaked cut, the retroactive title track of their previous mixtape, finds Queens native KB Imean and South Central resident Styliztik Jones delivering a condensed version of their music mission statement. Accompanied by Marco Polo‘s boom-bap percussion and crisp glass-taps, the DJ Revolution-cosigned twosome share their fist-pumping passion for their craft, in the process showcasing some seriously dizzying penmanship: “Keep me prone to the pain of the path I’m on / In the zone of the game I’m a gastronome” At the end of the day, though, their message is as simple as their rhymes are complex: “No music no life.” Does this lyrically-astute banger leave you revved up and ready to fight the power? More revolutionary jams await on Malcolm & Martin’s Life Doesn’t Frighten Me LP, due out Feb. 1, 2011 via Soulspazm.

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