2 HUNGRY BROS. and 8thW1-No Room for Dessert

Deep and Ben Boogie are New York’s 2 Hungry Brothers, a production duo who have worked with Lodeck, Mr. Sinister, Das EFX, Jeru the Damaja, Rakim, the Roots, Boot Camp Click . . . The list goes on forever.  Their newest project teams them up with 8thW1, also from the AOK Collective, who is one of the fastest, wittiest rappers I’ve heard in years. I know I’m prone to hyperbole, but holy crap.  Every song is full of one-liners worth repeated.  They come so fast, it’s hard to keep up.  “Being broke makes me feel sad!”  “I make your iPod swell!/I’m killin’ it just willin’ it!”  And 8thW1 is capable of long-form raps, too.  “Short and Sweet” compares the effects on society of sugar and crack (“They claim we’re selling crack/but you be doing that!/Sugar is the illest drug/You be the supplier”) in the best conscious-nutrition rap since KRS-One dropped “Beef.”  Hilarious and intelligent at the same time–not a common thing to find!

The album also features AOK Collective Crew members Fresh Daily, Homeboy Sandman and P.So; Von Pea of Tanya Morgan; Reef da Lost Cauze, and more.  It’s ridiculously good.

There’s a sampler free on bandcamp, but I’m not sure how long that will last….

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