- Artist: Adrian Lau
- Track: The Departed
- Producer: Adrian Lau
- Album: DJBooth Freestyle Series (#35)
Oft imitated but never equaled, the DJBooth Freestyle Series ran from February 2009 through June 2011. Its 250 total entries were the work of a veritable who's-who of underground and emerging emcees, including rising stars like Kendrick Lamar, Wiz Khalifa and Mac Miller. Now, it's back for a second round.
The 35th entry in the relaunched series comes courtesy of Adrian Lau, the Empire State buzzmaker who brought us reader-acclaimed cuts like Under Control and All a Game. On The Departed, the SRFSCHL signee flexes his lyrical muscles over an original, self-produced instrumental. Fred Lozano provides original artwork to accompany the freestyle.
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Adrian Lau is currently hard at work on his next mixtape, projected to drop sometime this winter. Keep it locked for further details on the yet-unscheduled set!