Blu... what's the first thing that comes to mind when it comes to this dude? ...uhmmm. Undoubtedly and definitely a helluva dope MC, a breath-of-fresh-air on the hip-hop scene ever since rap has been dumbing down over the past few years, as we've constantly seen on TV and heard on the radio.
We, the Ill Skillionaires are fans of lyriciscm and we reckon he's one of the best youngest/newest rap artists to ever restore back the faith of showcasing some splendid and exciting lyricism in this current game. This is mastered and proven through his previous releases such as the 'Below The Heavens' album, in which he collaborated with a dope producer by the name of Exile residing in LA, as well as other releases such as the 'Her Favorite Color' his solo-effort, the 'Johnson&Johnson' album along with Mainframe, and also the C.R.A.C. Knuckles 'The Piece Talks' cuts collaborated along with Ta'Raach.
And don't say we're blowing the horn, but we were fortunate enough to meet and open-up for the dude while he was on his SA Tour with Exile during September 2010, courtesy of our fam holding down dope events, Kool Out Live.
Well, we've got the latest scoop that he'll be dropping his new album aptly-titled 'No! York' soon.
As indicated by Shamz of Okayplayer.com for this video's topic- LA Stereo TV recently got up with none other than Blu to discuss a few topics. Blu talks about the spiritual reason he feels The Roots brought him on board for How I Got Over, his upcoming first label release, NoYork! (which will have contributions from Samiyam, Flying Lotus, Exile, Sa-Ra, U-God & more), and why he chooses to be part of the electronic hip-hop genre.