Everything started in a New-York bar named Sin Sin in January 2009. At the counter, the DJ / producer Zajazza met Core Rhythm , a NYC born and bread Emcee who found his roots in streets, the theatre and cinema.
A few days later, in a Brooklyn studio, the first pieces of the two artists began to emerge. The voice, that of a throat aged by cigar smoke" Uncle Haywood " delivers a deep rap, that smells of New York ‘s streets and Martinic ‘s rhum ...
His lyrics recount the bohemian life he traversed between New-York, Kingston and Barcelona within a bevy of jazzpsychedelic instrumentals.
Zajazza , globetrotting for years, bought his MPC in Brazil, in the Moroccan souks, and the unhealthy bars of New Orleans to prepare a spicy , smoky mixture ...
The album was recorded in New-York, Barcelona and Lyon over a period of 3 years and will come out with label Original Watts on January 27th , 2015 in digital format."
featuring : Illspokinn (Freestyle Mondays), Homeboy Sandman (StoneThrow), Breez Evaflowin, Eagle Nebula (Alter Destiny Press ), Tah Phrum Duh Bush, Grand-Phee, Creature.
Also, the album has a strong participation of french musicians and 1 dj: DJ P (Musical Puzzle), Alix Laran (trompette, Antichambre), Clement Lescure (clavier, Groov’eat), Guillaume Chambrion (basse, Za Dirty Jazz Gang), JB (Saxophone, Abyssinie Club), Paule Dubrigny et Cha (chœurs).
All tracks written by Core Rhythm
Music produced by Zajazza
Featuring : Homeboy Sandman (New York), Breez Evaflowin (New York), , Illspokinn (New York), Eagle Nebula (New York), Tah Phrum Duh Bush (New York), Grand-Phee (New York), Creature (New York).
Cuts : All cuts by Dj P (Musical Puzzle) except on « Finesse Brothers » (cuts by Dj P and Zajazza) and Long Days Journey ( cuts by Zajazza).
Musicians: Clement Lescure (keyboard) on « Grown Folk Biz » and « Legend », Guillaume Chambrion (bass) on « Obey », JB (saxophon) on « Secret source », Alix Laran (trumpet) on « Obey » and « But Beautiful »
Chœurs : Paule Drubigny on « Lady »
Cha on « Finesse Brothers ».
Mixed by Kevin Augsburg , New York
Mastering : Blanka , Paris.
Clip : OBEY
Vidéo directed by François Peyranne.
Executive production by Julie Aveline, with guest appearances by Jean-Francois Guerlach, Filmed by Marc Casal-Liotier And Olmo Sobrino Carrasco, production manager Jordi Abarca Tauba and Julie Aveline, filmed on location at Monegros Desert. Effects: Remy Porcar.
Graphisme: Edouard Lalouelle.
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