Tuesday, January 29, 2008

Off Da Radar Spotlight : Hero


Artist: Hero

Craft:Hip Hop/Soul

Album: Hero

MC: E-Dot 

Producer/Vocalist: Darp Malone

Label:Thirsty Music

Hailing From:Canada 


HERO gives us two such legendary figures. Introducing artist/producer extraordinaire Darp Malone and the incredible word-smith E-Dot (who has previously worked with Mr. Complex, The Chapter, Loer Velocity and released singles on Ill Bill's Uncle Howie Records). These two long time collaborators have finally combined their efforts on a full-fledged scale to create a sound that is nothing short of amazing. HERO's music is honest and passionate, so wonderfully sincere and effortless.   E dot & Darp Malone (Hero)

They have no capes or pantyhose, just soulful ballads and aggressive compositions. Somehow HERO manages to easily combine substance and intricate wordplay with moving melodies and catchy refrains.  
Together as HERO, E-Dot and Darp Malone's music utterly transcends time without the abuse of trends and propaganda. Upon first listen one comes to realize that the future is upon us. The time is now, and they are here. Embrace them, witness the conquest; and don't take them for granted. Album release date is February 26th.

Tracklisting and credits for HERO (all songs produced by Darp Malone):

1.) Mogadishu (co-produced by Donnan Linkz)
2.) Be Aware
3.) Trust ft/Loer Velocity
4.) Feel Good ft/Loer Velocity & Verbal E

5.) What We Gonna Do ft/Sage
6.) Breaker 
7.) They Don't Care ft/Wordsworth

8.) On My Side

9.) Denial

10.) Lonely Sunday
11.) All About

12.) Walk On

13.) Take Me Away

14.) Take Me Away (Reprise)

15.) Blame Me

Check out the videos both directed by Javier Goin.


Be Aware

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