Album Review: "The Easy Truth" by Apollo Brown & Skyzoo:


Now, this is the essence of what Hip-Hop is at its core. Skyzoo goes in as always- his wordplay is so different, the way his flow is, he’s just flawless with lyrics. This is what Hip-Hop is at the end of the sick beats -- lyrics that will make your head spin. The scratching on this album is just everything that we already love about Hip-Hop and will continue to love for the long-haul. As long as there’s dudes like Skyzoo in the game, then Hip-Hop will NEVER die.

Skyzoo has been in the game for a while now. He’s known, but still very much underground, and he’s definitely one of the most underrated lyricists that we have in the game. I wish he would get more recognition than he does- I mean, the real Hip-Hop heads know that Sky is one of the best to rock the mic.

Onto Apollo Brown -- he’s one of the best underground Hip-Hop producers in the game. He’s a veteran in this game, he also makes straight Hip-Hop beats real Hip-Hop. He serves up nothing but the finest.

The best part about this album is that the features on this album are almost all from NY. This album is the embodiment of what Hip-Hop is from beginning to end. This album will be a big contender for album of the year, without question. If you want old-school boom-bap beats, and lyrics that are on-point, then this album is for you.

If you want to check out the album before you buy it,  it's available on Spotify.

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