Back in the day, you’d challenge your rival to a duel by throwing down a gauntlet. Well, you can consider Duejous’ latest feature an iron glove spiked in the faces of rap’s reigning heavyweights. On this newly-leaked remix off their forthcoming street album, making its world premiere right here in the Booth, the seven-man crew lay claim to The Throne—or “thrones,” as the case may be—in verses brimming with aggressive, polysyllabically-rhymed lyrical fire (“You’re lost in the stars while I’m awesome with bars / I’m a force to reckoned with, those chairs are ours.”) Joining the group over Taylormade Sounds’ string-led sample work, Brooklyn mic-murderer (and freestyle series alumnus) Skyzoo brings a cinematic eye to his characteristically complex middle 16. How about it, Booth readers—are Dujeous destined to become hip-hop’s royal family? If you’re leaning toward the affirmative, then you won’t want to miss the rest of the new, unreleased, and perviously-released material set for inclusion on their From Dusk Til Dawn mixtape, dropping sometime prior to the February 29, arrival of their Day in Day Out LP.
Written by richard on 01/31/12
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