Earlier this year, Los Angeles rappers MED and Blu collaborated on a fantastic project called 'The Burgundy EP.' The collection featured the duo rapping over sample-based production by the great producer Madlib. The trio rekindles the magic again on a new EP, 'The Buzz.'
'Boyz II Men' wasn't a bad track by any measure, but it also wasn't the soulful harmony many might have been hoping to hear from Blu and Nottz's upcoming collaborative EP, 'Gods in the Spirit' (maybe we're just romanticizing about 'Below the Heavens' too much).
Blu might not have enjoyed the same mainstream success as most of his fellow XXL Freshmen, but the Los Angeles rapper/producer has made a name for himself for creating collaborative masterpieces -- just take his 2007 opus with Exile, 'Below the Heavens.'
Name: BluResides: Los Angeles, Calif.Reason to Listen: With three impressive releases in just over a year, Blu, whose vibe and vocal timber may remind some of Cali greats like Hiero and The Pharcyde, brings us an updated take on the golden age rap we've reminisced over...