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Album: Holy Sh**t, It's A Free EP
Rating: 4 out of 5 stars
Purchase EP: http://sikadime.bandcamp.com/
Since we have this great device called a computer, many rappers and people in the industry today have dedicated themselves to creating their own tracks by using software, ending up giving us a type of music that isn't really "natural," or original, but rather, obviously manufactured, right? However, other groups and artists decide to create their sound doing it in another form, playing instruments on their own or with a band, creating unforgettable and/or really entertaining melodies.
Songs available on Sikadime.com:
Holy S *** t, It's A Free EP by Canadian rapper Sikadime is proof of what he spoke up, in both cases. The album starts immediately with "Good Times" sounding good old school in more ways than one. The drums and what it seems to be a trumpet has a kind of Bill Crosby sound mixed with some 80s and 90s hip hop. It has a simple rhythm but can make you dance and sing along.
"Where I'll End Up" continues with this vibe. Again the bass, drums and trumpet come together to create something very catchy and entertaining. This is joined by the effects and rap that could compete with the greats of this genre.
"Between The Moon & NYC" has some childish voices that add some elements of innocence to the track, as if it were a nursery rhyme. Again we have a tribute to the Big Apple.
"The Essence" on the other hand is the opposite of what we have heard so far. It has several ingredients including a little gangster vibe in it. Snoring and piano elements and the drumů it is simple but with enough energy to hook you up.
Good Times 02:51 /
Where I'll End Up 03:12 /
Between The Moon & NYC 02:45 /
The Essence (Original 2006)
In conclusion, we see the other spectrum of this diverse genre taken from soul and gospel. Unlike the electronic
sound of our times, Sikadime's latest EP is pure old school in its finest. The production is well done too.
Grab your copy at Sikadime.com
Reviewed by: RJ Frometa
Edited by: Marion Lougheed
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