Evidence - You

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  • Artist: Evidence
  • Track: You
  • Producer: DJ Premier
  • Album: Cats & Dogs

Who's the one that's writing a review of the new Evidence single? Me. And who's the one that's about to listen to the new Evidence single? That'd be You. I mean, unless you refrain from clicking "play" just to prove me wrong--but is it really worth passing up a record as dope as this DJ Premier-produced banger? Manning the boards in addition to starring in the cut's radio-show intro, Primo flips Mavis Staples' cover of Sam Cooke's classic love ballad, You Send Me, into a bass-bumping backdrop for the Dilated Peoples emcee's scorching bars. In verses that drip wiith self-assured swagger, the Los Angles mainstay informs his rivals that the top spot is occupied--and he doesn't neglect to lord his place of prominence over the competition: "One's a lonely number, two's the first loser / So how the f*ck can you win? Become a drug abuser / Slappin' these beats, I'm no snoozer / Six million ways to die, go ahead and choose one." So readers, does this bold and arrogant banger leave you fiending for more? You're in luck--while Rhymesayers plans to release Cats & Dogs on September 27, fans can get a taste of the project (which will ultimately be available for purchase in the Booth) via the DJ Babu-mixed album sampler, available here for free streaming.