Infectious golden era sounds infused with a soulful groove is the framework for the latest track DEPARTURE from Long Island Hip Hop artist, Blazin. His lyrical style combines intellectual lucidity and a versatile flow that weaves fluidly through this production by visionary producer BigBob. Calculated cuts and scratches from esteemed DJ Tray(Switzerland) to complete achieve this fresh boombap sound
.Released March 12, 2019 An Independent Release by Elite Sound International
Swaying violin melodies leads us into some vintage mobster movie vibes with the latest track HARD LUCK. Studious NY rapper Ruste Juxx’s steady and vigorous lyricism commands respect with a tenacious stance. Seasoned NY emcee, Grand Surgeon mobilizes a lyrical cadence inspired by the haunting melody, painting a poignant mood, arranged by visionary producer BigBob. JS-1 of the legendary Rock Steady Crew, lends his talents with precise cuts and scratches on the track.
Released March 5, 2019 An Independent Release by Elite Sound International ***STREAM/DOWNLOAD ON AUDIOMACK
Cannabis culture connects iconic hip hop legends, Psycho Les (of The Beatnuts) and Sadat X (of Brand Nubian) on the latest track TWO STRAINS. This powerful collaboration orchestrated by avant garde producer BigBob, combines Psycho Les’s sumptuous story telling with Sadat X’s potent and precise lyricism. BigBob’s production gives us nostalgia from the golden age of hip hop with a funky upbeat vibe with cuts & scratches arranged by talented LDontheCut.
***MP3 AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST******RADIO VERSION ATTACHED***Released February 27, 2019 An Independent Release by Elite Sound International ***STREAM ON AUDIOMACK
“Keep ma eye on the prize Im miles past ya/ peep ma technique and admire the style after” LR
Lee Ricks releases the brand new music video for the single BAD MAN, from the forthcoming EP BEATS FOR BREAKFAST. The city of Toronto gives this track life as the perfect backdrop. Intense urban imagery sets off the enigmatic energy and melodic sound that LR’s lyricism rides on. Director, Creature Vision’s gifted eyes, gives a dramatic artful direction truthfully displaying Toronto as the visuals star. TRUE NORTH LEGACY, DJ Chino, Yz1 and the tracks producer BigBob make appearances to support the mood.
“Id be chillin’ on a beach witta drink n a spliff but,
u kno, Life’s a Bitch…” LR
Talented emcee, Lee Ricks is keeping a fast and furious pace with his forthcoming project BEATS FOR BREAKFAST with avant garde producer BigBob. The latest track LIFE’S A BITCH is LR’s, vivid description of realistic experiences and worldviews, dense with wordplay and imposing delivery. There is so much imagination and purpose in LR’s language and nothing diminutive about the sharply written prose, substantial in syllables and parading in imagery. BigBob highlights LR’s wit by creating a mellifluous sound that soothes and hypnotizes seamlessly.
Released January 22, 2019
An Independent Release by Elite Sound International
Briliant MC, Lee Ricks posits a classic tale of dichotomy while leading the listener through a lyrical journey, in a truthful pursuit of life with the newest track WORLDS APART. LR never ceases to amaze with his eager lyrical delivery, which is balanced by shifting flows, intelligent, constructed bars and his ability to vocalize his deep expressions, transporting the listener to his space. Melodic and dark, the music production by visionary producer BigBob further concentrates the mood, with LRsinging a catchy hook. The latest track is from the forthcoming collaborative EP, BEATS FOR BREAKFAST.
Fostering new creative alliances, “Bad Man” is the latest project from visionary producer BigBob and talented emcee Lee Ricks of “Trpl-R / True North Legacy”. The track seethes with an enigmatic energy that keeps materializing with LR’s multi syllabic and impressive lyrical techniques. His clever similes and syntaxes ride the melodic swaying strings. Heavy bass lines replete with a perfect back drop of adlibs and a catchy hook sung by LR. Aggressive cuts and scratching by LDontheCut maximize the track for an effective and comprehensive listen. BigBob ‘s work continues to uphold his role as a vanguard in hip hop production, with simple and precise sound allowing LR and his natural vocal capabilities to shine bright. Their team work on this project strives for the continued revival of the boombap and golden era sound.
Expect more from Lee Ricks & BigBob with their “Beats for Breakfast” ep coming 2019
written by L.R.
recorded @ Creature Lab
produced by BigBob
mixed / mastered / cuts by LDonTheCut
artwork by Fyvie Designs
After 5 years producer “BigBob” reunites with former frequent collaborator “Tha Ill Literate” on a new single. This time they are back with “ShiftChanger” from the Bone+Thugs+Harmony squad on this most recent west coast banger out of the ESI studio. Listen to the authentic bars and and brilliant concept presented by the duo. “This one’s for my dogs!!”
Hip Hop Love is the latest single from Hamilton, Canada native, Changer Music. A devotional homage to the glorious culture of hip hop and the positive influence in his personal evolution, Hip Hop Love is a boombapstic anthem, it’s catchy, it’s vibrant, capturing an essence of nostalgia and modernity in sound. The bars are fun, serious and tight. The sound is head-nodding, rhythmic and funky, a strong contrast to the numbing beats of trap and mumble rap music. The production is impressive with Changer rapping, producing and engineering the track from start to finish, accomplishing a simple structure unified by his creative ingenuity and love for the music.
Receding from the mainstream and continuously thriving in the underground landscape, “boom bap” is the onomatopoeia that is the creative force of organic hip hop.
Orchestrated by visionary producer BigBob, BOOMBAPISM is a devotional homage to the continued relevance of rooted, soulful, energetic and provocative hip hop. The hypnotic beat mesmerizes with layers of contrasting tones and the unique linguistic abilities of the featured MC’s. Milano Constantine’s inherent eloquence on the microphone fuses authentic and consistent deliveries with an undisputable style and tone that distinctly sets him apart. Legendary Big Shug of Gangstarr Foundation, lends his essence with his hallmark flow and slick semantics, cementing the fluidity of the mood. Mic Handz winds up the track with a last burst of structured axioms articulating that BOOMBAPISM is a movement that expresses and frames a vibrant experience.