Thurz - Punky Brewster

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  • Artist: Thurz
  • Track: Punky Brewster
  • Producer: Christian Rich
  • Album: Blood on the Canvas

I don't know what I expected from a joint named after mid-'80s sitcom Punky Brewster, but it definitely didn't involve a Jamaican patois. In fact, THURZ's new single has nothing to do with the show or its precocious grade-schooler protagonist, aside from the “Punky, Punky...” vocal sample that loops throughout the hook. It does, however, boast some characteristically high-quality verses from the SoCal mainstay, one of which (as I alluded to above) he delivers in a fast-paced dancehall style. His aggressive bars come backed by the slow-rolling percussion and street-ready keyboard loops of Booth-approved duo Christian Rich. Craving more? Then stay tuned; Blood on the Canvas has yet to be assigned a drop date, but we'll keep you posted on the project as further details emerge.

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