Jackin Jill

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I shall not front. This post is inspired by the fact that it’s International Woman’s Day. Fittingly, this track from Mello Music Group emcee¬†Substantial is a part of a dedication album to the illustrious Jill Scott, a woman worthy of recognition on all 365 days frankly. The tribute project is called “Jackin’ Jill“, very witty title indeed. If this track is a good indicator of how the rest of the project is composed, it’s safe to say Mello Music found themselves a goodie with this MC. Substantial has a hell of a back story, one that is punctuated with his battle with cancer, I included that verbiage after the jump, inspiration all around on this joint.

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Philly Stand Up!

Rap Cyphers are a thing of the past. Hence the inspiration here by some OG’s of sorts (yes, Peedi, you are old now). I’m feeling Ms. Jade’s verse a lot, I thought this would be the Black Thought show, but on some real shit, Ms. Jade killed it. This cypher took place on the Jill Scott video shoot, not sure if she had to “OK” this, but either way, good look.