|MH-401 Various Artists - Ropeladder 12
Cancel your piano lessons and sell off the livestock. It's a partial preview of the onslaught of full-length releases to come forward from the Mush generator, a spirited gathering of the most prolific underground artists in hip-hop. If some of the names are not yet familiar, this is your wake-up call. Spanning the completely experimental to the sound classic, Ropeladder 12 assembles the most hungry and talented artists of our generation. From bare bones beats to orchestral soundtracks, the music is of its own kind and standard. From meticulous rhyme to boisterous free-verse, the poetry is irreplaceable. Over thirty contributing artists share with Mush, their most unforgettable works.
|This is the year’s best compilation to date. 5/5 - Revolver / Strange, beautiful, and stunning. Record of the month. 5/5 - Muzik / Signifies that the future of hip-hop is here, and it ain’t on Def Jam, my peoples - Urb
|This is the year's best compilation to date. Mush Records have arrived with the cream of the crop from the underside of the hip-hop arena to create a record that continues where the Anticon LP left off. The individual (exclusive) tracks are all brilliant in their own right, however it is the work from Jel, So-Called Artists, why?, Radioinactive, Nickodemus featuring Apani, Labtekwon and Revolutionary Ink featuring Doseone that pushes this release into another dimension. This release is not to be taken lightly under any circumstances. This is music exploring territories seemingly unknown to the hip-hop world. Brilliantly shocking at times and at other times simply beautiful. A complete spectrum is covered by the end of a sitting. Amazingly disturbing. Release of the month. 5/5 - Revolver