Britishhiphop.co.uk - Check here for the entire history of Hip Hop in the British Isles and a comprehensive database of UK Hip Hop releases.
Home arrow Reviews arrow Evil Ed And Conspicuous - The Get Together CD [Ottomanelf Music]
Wednesday, 23 October 2019
Main Menu
Home
News
Reviews
Features
Database
Downloads
Forums
Links
Contact Us
Search
News Feeds
FAQ's
Site Pre Oct '05
BHH Myspace
Newsletter
Gallery
Donate
Any donation you can make will help keep the site online.
Donate towards my web hosting bill!
Evil Ed And Conspicuous - The Get Together CD [Ottomanelf Music]
User Rating: / 3
PoorBest 
Written by Certified Banger   
Wednesday, 29 October 2008

At 15 tracks deep, coming in at just over 50 minutes, ‘The Get Together’ is no hard slog. I’ve already listened to it a few times today and am beginning again; it doesn’t get boring despite the outwardly conventional Hip Hop template.

Evil Ed is known for having produced for Jehst, Yungun and a whole host of other UK names. His production LP ‘The Enthusiast’ featured vocals from Kyza, the Colony, Doc Brown, Tommy Evans and Asaviour amongst others. Conspicuous (aka Conspicuous the Coroner aka Cons) a member of The Colony along with Willo Wispa, Grimlok and Sir Smurf Lil’, has previously dropped two albums, ‘Backgammon’ in ’05 and ‘The Family Photo Album’ last year.

Cons is on point with some carefully constructed verses that proudly display his rhyming ability (probably the reason why ‘81’s Favourite Son’ was sequenced first). The guests contribute only pure fire too, there are no duff appearances and no-one steals anyone else’s shine. It’s not just ‘BBQ’ that has a brotherly BBQ-ish feel; the whole album is like one relaxed cipher. Ed’s production is of a high quality, there are no hastily looped breaks here, no drums slapped on top of some old soul; this is sampling at its most professional and top that, it’ll keep your head nodding all the while.

Stand out tracks come in the form of UK / US posse cut ‘Ill-Out’ and ‘Big Headed’. The former for its jazziness, cuts, contrasting accents and sick lyrics. The latter for the pianos, Willo Wispa’s inimitable slackness and Mudmowth’s mentalness.

‘The Get Together’ serves as a great follow-up album for both artists. With a multitude of big guests, including some from over the pond, the duo has crafted a comprehensive body of work that should garner many spins by any Hip Hop head fortunate to pick up a copy of this.

By: Certified Banger | http://certifiedbanger.blogspot.com

Track List:

01. 81's Favourite Son
02. BBQ ft. Seanie T, Doc Brown, Konny Kon, T-Bear, Broke N English (cuts by K-Delight)
03. Marvelous ft. Ric Branson & Grimlok
04. Don't Worry
05. Big Headed ft. Willo Wispa, Mudmouth & Apollo (cuts by Evil Ed)
06. The Get Together
07. Ill-Out ft. Shabaam Sahdeeq, Jehst, Swave Sevah, Dubbledge & L.I.F.E. Long (cuts by Eddie Skratch)
08. Where Did We Go Wrong (skit)
09. You & Me (Never Could Happen)
10. Time After Time ft. Cobane, Shameless & Sir Smurf Lil
11. Sinister (synth by AH Fly)
12. The Night ft. Willo Wispa, Iceman & Yung Blud
13. Forgive & Forget ft. Cal-I
14. Outro (Goodbye)
15. BBQ (remix)




Did you enjoy this? Please share or bookmark with:
Digg!Reddit!Del.icio.us!Google!Live!Facebook!Slashdot!Netscape!Technorati!StumbleUpon!Spurl!Wists!Simpy!Newsvine!Blinklist!Furl!Fark!Blogmarks!Yahoo!Squidoo!FeedMeLinks!BlinkBits!
 


Related Items:


Newer Items:


Older Items:



< Prev   Next >

Polls
How much would you pay for an album?
 
Selected Items
Tone Chop x Frost Gamble - Bing Stories [Video]

article thumbnail

Read Story
Tone Chop and Frost Gamble ft. DNA - In The Streets 12" [22 Entertainment]

article thumbnail

Read Story
Big Toast & Ill Move Sporadic - You Are Not Special LP [Starch Records]

article thumbnail

Read Story
Syndicate
  • Subscribe in a reader
  • Subscribe to britishhiphop by Email

© 1999-2017 britishhiphop.co.uk / QED