Termanology - I See Dead People

Posted 7 years ago
Producer:
The Alchemist
Album:
Time Machine (Hood Politics VI)

Though it seems like meeting the deceased would be no difficult task for a man with a Time Machine (just hop in and set the dial back a few years, right?), newly-leaked LP cut I See Dead People finds Termanology communing with the departed in a more traditional manner: taking a stroll through the local cemetery, bottle of Hennessey in tow.  Backed by The Alchemist‘s narcotically dreamy synth boardwork, the emcee indulges his morbid streak, spitting vivid, emotionless accounts of each graveyard resident’s demise.  The message?  Everybody, from poverty-stricken victims of circumstance to the wealthiest, most powerful elites, ends up in the same position: in a wooden box, six feet underground (or on top of someone’s mantel in a little urn, as the case may be).  It’s a definite downer, but I’m guessing that’s what Term was going for—and, in any case, the skill with which he carries the track’s concept from start to finish is undeniably impressive.  If Term’s dark lyrical ponderings have you hooked, grab a copy of Time Machine (Hood Politics VI), set to hit stores September 22nd.

Termanology

Written by
Posted 7 years ago
Get The PLUG app by DJBooth and get the best hip-hop writing and news delivered daily.

More from Termanology

Featured Video

Hip Hop News

Teyana Taylor Reminds Us Why She’s A Star In Kanye’s “Fade” Video

Teyana Taylor's stunning dancing in Kanye's "Fade" music video was the highlight of MTV's VMAs. Read More
Posted 8 hours ago by Yoh

Drake’s Summer Sixteen Tour Took 8 Months of Planning

A veteran booking agent explains what went into booking and scheduling Drizzy's huge summer tour. Read More
Posted about 9 hours ago by DJ Z

Lil Wayne Proclaims “F*ck Cash Money” as Label Frustrations Mount

Lil Wayne is a prisoner to Cash Money and he isn't happy about it at all. Read More
Posted about 12 hours ago by DJ Z

The Conceptual Genius of Vince Staples’ “Prima Donna”

Vince Staples' "Prima Donna" is an incredible story that only gets better when you change the track listing. Read More
Posted 12 hours ago by Yoh

Talib Kweli & The Beautiful Struggle to Constantly Call Bullshit

Kweli is a master emcee and perhaps an even-better educator. Read More
Posted 12 hours ago by Matteo Urella

We Need More Female Producers, But a Select Few Are Currently Making Noise

As gender continues to fade behind equality and the burgeoning notion of identity, the culture will eventually change. Read More
Posted 14 hours ago by Matteo Urella
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.