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yung d' the pilot x logic marselis SKYWALKING

Everyone has a story, but it's the way you present that story to the masses is what makes it solid and memorable. Norfolk, Virginia native Yung D' The Pilot has teamed up with producer Logic Marselis who is no stranger to the local music scene as well. With both having catalogs floating all over the net, Pilot shares his unique story to the world with their collaborative effort SKYWALKING. Logic Marselis sneakily slides in a soul sample on the motivational "7100" where Pilot reps where hes from, and in the same breath celebrating his winnings and come ups, all while striving to get money off the radar. Goons and backpackers alike have no choice but to relate to the vibe of the album with cuts like FRESH BAKED that's raw and sounds like a cloud of smoke in the car on the way to make a play. QUESTION EVERYTHING finds the Norfolk native emcee questioning everything from his past vices to his peers not acknowledging his grind and work ethic. Pilot is not new to music with countless buzz growing heavy on streaming platforms. His SKYWALKING soundscapes is promising to reach to an upper echelon.

ullnevano x jumbled THE GHOST OF LEN BIAS

There’s been a lot of talk on the press lately of rappers returning to the in-producer album. The spirit of collaboration has been replaced with Soundcloud singles. The Ghost of Len Bias, is an EP matching up Baltimore artist UllNevaNo and Baltimore producer Jumbled. With a ton of music under his belt, UllNevaNo is more focused than ever and writing his best raps.

Jumbled reached out to UllNevaNo last year – by sending the beat for “How does he do it?” to show he was serious about building with Neva. UllNevano flows over the bluesy guitar riffs with ease, then the hook comes back reminding you that ‘you’ll never know’ how he does it.

“Shoot your Shot” teams UllNevaNo up with Baltimore artist Ashley Sierra. While Neva encourages you to take a chance, Sierra responds. The track has a playfulness, similar to “Let Me Watch” by Viktor Vaughn.

“Bias vs Jordan” puts 2 great artists (and long-time friends) up against each other, UllNevaNo and Logic Marselis. The track is tied together with cuts from DJ Blaze Daily.

The mini-album slows down the pace with “Five Panel Halo”, an airy sample without drums, followed by “Magnetik”, a rare instrumental on rap album.

This project has a lot of energy – and is reminiscent of the some of the classic rapper/producer albums of 90’s like Gangstarr and Showbiz and AG!

“That is the trouble with many inventors; they lack patience. They lack the willingness to work a thing out slowly and clearly and sharply in their mind, so that they can actually 'feel it work.' They want to try their first idea right off; and the result is they use up lots of money and lots of good material, only to find eventually that they are working in the wrong direction. We all make mistakes, and it is better to make them before we begin.”

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