Record Label: Below System
After the success of the critically acclaimed "The South Sack Mack" album with Chuuwee, the German producer team JR&PH7 is getting ready to make more noise in the late summer of 2015.
Next up is "Noir", an eight track EP that will make listeners across the globe remind why JR&PH7 might just be the best German export next to your favorite car and lager.
"Noir" features include some of finest up and coming artists in Hip Hop today. Extremely hungry and talented emcees such as Chuuwee , Eric Biddines and Romaro Franceswa have been bubbling on the blogosphere for more than a minute. On their JR&PH7 produced tracks they prove why Hip Hop heads should be on the lookout for them in the future. Once again, throughout this record, JR&PH7 deliver sample heavy beats that serve as the perfect canvas for the respective emcees storytelling and innovative wordplay.
Highlights of "Noir" include the lead single "We Do Our Thing" that has Willie The Kid, MaLLy, P. Blackk and Fabrashay trade rhymes over an atmospheric instrumental backdrop as well as Chuuwee's "Rock The Party (Bang Bang)". On this standout track the Sacramento rhymesayer and longtime JR&PH7 collaborator rocks your local house party over a hard knocking drum break that will leave you with neck problems.
With the release of this new EP, the two German beatsmiths let everybody know that they are a force to reckon with in 2015. There is light in the darkness, just ask JR&PH7.
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