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Music: Pete Rock – Lost Sessions

It goes without saying that this tape is dope. Pete Rock, easily one of the greatest producers in hip-hop history is back with a new instrumental album titled Lost Sessions. With his trademark sampling, drum programming and soulful vibes, this is a tape you cannot miss, simply because of it’s undeniable quality. It’s a good reminder of what raw, authentic hip-hop sounds like, which is also a reminder as to why he holds the genre to such a high standard (in reference to a recent Instagram post, where he criticised current artists for not respecting the genre and making mediocre music).

Im gonna defend my older heads and tell you your not equal. Be as disrespectful as you want. Your not doing what we did,havent accomplished what we accomplished. Our generation didnt experiment with pills or syrup or anything synthetic. Its already written in history. Rock n Roll hall of fame,hip hop hall of fame and museums. Where are you at in any of that? The problem is yall never had respect from the jump. WE ARE THE REASON YOUR WHO YOU ARE AND DO WHATEVER IT IS YOUR DOING! Pay homage to who was before you. Problem is also yall want us to accept music that dont move nothing but the young,when you making music its to inspire everyone not just your era. Only time my pockets on pause is when im streaming yall album. I listen to it and made a decision not to buy yo shit cuz in my opinion being a music maker,there is no substance to the music or lyrics so dont get mad cuz you not cut from the cloth of hip hop pioneers. Lets see how long you can last in this business doing what you doing. You been quiet until you startED running your mouth about old school niccas. Thats corny bro. Just make better music and spit like an MC. Yeah yall different but nothing of what nas krs kane jay z or any official rapper has ever taught you. We saying something about your generation cuz your simply not making heart & soul felt music young nicca! The old head rant is corny. Old heads are special 😎 and i just think yall cant do what we did. 🤷🏾‍♂️ Salute! @wakaflocka

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And though I disagree with the negativity the older generation have around young artists who are trying to make it in the genre for themselves, I see why nothing more that excellence should be standard for artists to respect and abide by. Pete Rock embodies that strength and excellence to the highest of standards.

Listen to Lost Sessions below via Bandcamp, and do not hesitate for a second and just buy the album.

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