when released at the end of 1990 brand nubian’s “one for all” emerged into a musical landscape yet to be littered with disposable hip hop. the politically charged and socially conscious material brought acclaim to the project, both critically and commercially. the source granted the album a full on 5 mics saying brand nubians debut *overflows with creativity, originality, and straight-up talent.* now repressed on solid double vinyl!
as one half of seminal hip hop duo organized konfusion, prince po helped elevate lyricism and shape the art form for years to come. after joining forces with danger mouse for his classic solo debut, po is now back with animal serum, entirely produced by west coast beatsmith oh no. oh no has made a name for himself in recent years with a series of acclaimed solo albums, group work as one half of gangrene (alongside alchemist), plus production work on everything from the latest mos def album to grand theft auto v. with two innovative artists joining forces for the first time, animal serum is a dark, psychedelic experience that even includes a long-awaited reunion organized konfusion reunion on the pharoahe monch-assisted smash
often referred to as the grand imperial, gensu dean may be hip hops best kept secret. dean utilizes a vintage sp1200 and a 7000+ piece vinyl collection to seamlessly chop beats and produce rugged tracks. gensu dean has produced for the likes of royal flush, david banner, ol dirty bastard (wu-tang), and lord jamar (brand nubian) just to name a few. his trademark sound has lead to cosigns from music industry giants such as dj premier, run of run dmc, and dj spinna. deans debut solo album features legendary artists large professor, prince po (of organized konfusion), count bass d, david banner, brand nubian, and roc marciano.
double 12 inch vinyl, coloured in blue & white swirl.