Tag Archives: Prospek

DJ T-Roy’s Bayou International Sound System Dancehall 2011 Mix

DJ T-Roy should be well known to any fan of Jamaican music in New Orleans. At his weekly Bayou International Soundsystem gigs at Dragon’s Den (Wednesdays) and Blue Nile (Thursdays), he runs the gamut from classic to contemporary dancehall, playing to clubbers and dreads alike. This hour-long mix, selected and blended by T-Roy, features some [...]

Elespee and Prospek, Quantumetaphysicadillac Music (Guerilla Publishing Company)

Like OutKast’s flagship Southernplayalisticadillacmuzik and Isaac Hayes’ soul odyssey “Hyperbolicsyllabicsesquedalymistic” before it, Elespee and Prospek’s Quantumetaphysicadillac Music pushes musical boundaries and puts the urban landscape in perspective. “Morality’s a luxury / Survival is a must,” Elespee raps over a woozy, nostalgic jazz-funk groove in the opening verse of “Milk & Honey,” a song that sizes [...]

Elespee & Prospek, The Trip EP (Guerilla Publishing Co.)

On their latest collaboration, rapper Elespee and producer Prospek set off on a hallucinogenic trek through the decadent and depraved streets of New Orleans. The aptly-titled The Trip EP plays like a hip-hop homage to Hunter S. Thompson’s Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas—a streetwise journey to the heart of the Hip-Hop Dream. All 10 [...]

Lyrikill, A Time to Kill (Independent mixtape)

With the resurgence of bounce music, the release of Mystikal and the rise of Curren$y, there’s no denying that the Crescent City has once again reclaimed its place as a hip-hop hotbed. Beneath the surface, the Big Easy is also home to one of the fastest growing underground rap scenes anywhere. One needs look no [...]