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Sir Michael Rocks - Cell Dope

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  • Artist: Sir Michael Rocks
  • Track: Cell Dope
  • Producer: Tye Hill
  • Album: None (Promo Single)

So, I was on the phone with Mrs. Rocks the other day (Strictly business, of course.), and it turns out Michael's been acting a little suspiciously of late--sneaking out at all hours of the night, constantly calling and texting unknown individuals on his four mobile phones, turning up with immense wads of cash and luxury goods out of nowhere... Could he, she worried, be dealing? Needless to say, I covered for the Cool Kids emcee, explaining that, to the untrained eye, the musical hustle can be nearly indistinguishable from the coke game--and I pointed as evidence, to Sir Michael Rocks' new buzz record, Cell Dope. On this ode to low-key ballin', Tye Hill's sparse percussion rhythm and subdued synths sets the stage for characteristically nonchalant bars from the Windy City mainstay. In an unflappably chill, swagger-infused flow, the artist chronicles his daily grind and nightly revelry, not even breaking a sweat when he gets into an nasty auto accident: "Pickin' up the glass from the Range that I crashed / Coulda been bad--not even a scratch." Though this joint isn't attached to any forthcoming project, those digging it should be sure to check out Rocks' contribution to DJBooth & PUMA's Uncontested EP, available here for free download.

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