- Artist: Dominique Larue
- Track: The CountUp [Premiere]
- Producer: ilL MeeL
- Album: Refined Hype: 1 Year Anniversary Ed.
When one is marking time in anticipation of some future event, the convention is to count backwards towards zero. As our regulars know, though, we're all about out-the-box thinking, so instead of a countdown to the release of RefinedHype.com's 1 Year Anniversary mixtape, we've enlisted the help of reader fave Dominique Larue to bring fans The CountUp, the latest exclusive world premiere off the project. Backed by the Chipmunk-soul production of ilL MeeL, the Ohio femcee (and two-time freestyle series contributor) comes with more of the braggadociously positive lyrical fire we've come to know and love: “So connected with the music, it feels intimate / I can do this sh*t forever, it feels infinite / this is Hooked on Phonics for the ill-literate.” Sure to earn high praise from our resident lyrical heads, this cut, along with The Black Sunn's Hip Hop's Lament and much more can be found on Refined Hype: 1 Year Anniversary Ed. when it hits our sister site on August 28. In addition, Dominique Larue is currently hard at work on collaborative projects with producers Severe and drielb; keep it locked to the Booth for details!