Prolyphic & Buddy Peace – Death of the Boombox f. Sage Francis & Metermaids

blame it on Shake May 21, 2013

Sage Francis and Metermaids join Prolyphic and Buddy Peace on the latest single from their recently-released Working Man LP.

While a majority of the Working Man LP addresses the bleaker issues of working class society, Death of the Boombox provides a playful detour, acting as an old-school throw down over the kind of boombap production that intends on blowing out cheap subwoofers. This isn’t a rehashing of the played out “hip-hop is dead” argument, nor is it a eulogy for the revered portable stereos of the past. It is an energetic return to a lost moment in time when sharing music with friends didn’t involve an internet connection. Songs were simply blasted throughout the neighborhood from two speakers perched on top of a b-boy’s shoulder.

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