REKS ft. DJ Premier - Say Goodnight

Posted 8 years ago
Tags: REKS
Producer:
DJ Premier
Album:
Gray Hairs

Old heads are constantly bemoaning the loss of hip hop’s golden age, when emcees like KRS-One and Guru spat jaw-dropping rhymes over pounding break beats.  REKS will undoubtedly shut them up for awhile.  Set to release his sophomore album, Gray Hairs, on July 22, the Boston artist knows the value of a dope rhyme and a sample-driven beat. That’s why he enlisted the help of the esteemed DJ Premier, whose two-bar breaks and brilliantly integrated samples have caused his followers to whisper “greatest-of-all-time” since the mid-nineties.  Its lead single, Say Goodnight, is an inquiry into the state of the industry.  If you ever find yourself complaining that rap artists these days don’t know real hip hop, just pop in some REKS and let him take you back.

REKS

Written by
Posted 8 years ago
Get The PLUG app by DJBooth and get the best hip-hop writing and news delivered daily.

More from REKS

Featured Video

Hip Hop News

Ty Dolla $ign “Campaign” Cheat Code Album Review

Despite small attempts at making a political statement, Campaign is more of the same from Ty$—for better or worse. Read More
Posted 3 hours ago by Brendan V

It’s an Event, Literally: Juicy J to Release Kanye-Assisted “Ballin” Video Monday

Even prolific artists must now broadcast themselves far wider in order to loom above music’s excessive fast pace. Read More
Posted 4 hours ago by Tara Mahadevan

Gucci Mane Embraces “Anything That’s New,” Should Others Follow?

“It’s nothing in Atlanta that ever moves that I don’t touch.” Read More
Posted about 6 hours ago by Tara Mahadevan

T.I.‘s “US or Else” EP is His Most Political & Inspired Work

This isn't for publicity and relevance—T.I. truly cares about a better tomorrow, a better America. Read More
Posted 6 hours ago by Yoh

Nitty Scott on Misogyny in Rap: “I Was Told I Couldn’t Be Sexy & Still Have Something to Say”

The emcee's latest comments continue to detail the uphill battle for females in hip-hop. Read More
Posted 7 hours ago by Tara Mahadevan

Why You Should See Tech N9ne Live at Red Rocks Amphitheatre in Colorado

Without a shadow of a doubt, Tech N9ne puts on one of the best live shows in hip-hop. You should be there. Read More
Posted 8 hours ago by DJ Z
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.