Over time, Skyzoo has been identified to place collectively masterful initiatives. Whether or not it’s his debut album The Salvation in 2009 or his Ode to Cheap Doubt in 2013, In Celebration of Us (2018) or A Dream Deferred (2012), there hasn’t been a single 12 months since 2004 the place the Brooklyn emcee didn’t launch one thing value diving into. Do the maths, that’s rattling close to 20 years!! And along with his newest album, he’s taking it yet one more step additional with a conceptual piece referred to as The Thoughts of Saint.
Produced fully by The Different Guys, The Thoughts of Saint delves into the innermost ideas of 1 Franklin Saint, the lead character within the hit FX present, Snowall, which follows the infancy stage of the crack cocaine epidemic in Los Angeles within the early ’80s.
“When making this album, I wished to do one thing that creatively pushed a button. One thing that served a goal whereas making an attempt to know either side of the fence that it represents,” Skyzoo says. “The thought of a fictional character, Franklin Saint, and what his innermost ideas could possibly be when coping with the fictional world he’s caught inside. What makes it so intriguing is that his character and his world are mirrors of a time and EDA that basically occurred. The delivery of one of many world’s most addictive medication and the way its ripple impact took on a life which will seemingly by no means die. The crack period was one of many worst chapters in black America’s story.”
“Utilizing the Snowfall collection as a automobile to delve into either side was really fascinating as an emcee. It’s a venture that’s layered past measure. In case you’ve by no means seen Snowfall, you’ll assume it’s a extremely nice album, however in case you’re an avid fan of Snowfall, you’ll really really feel as if Franklin, the conflicted boy genius turned millionaire and profession felony, really did decide up a pen and pad to put in writing his life story over a mattress of beats. It was some of the intense initiatives I’ve ever written.”
Geared up with a concise 10 tracks, The Thoughts of Saint might be heard beneath. Press play and be sure you add the album wherever you get music.
Skyzoo & The Different Guys Launch Snowfall-Impressed Album, ‘The Thoughts of Saint’ was final modified: January thirteenth, 2023 by