When someone says, “We need to talk,” it’s almost never about anything good. (If they ask you to sit down first, then prepare for some really bad news.) In the case of Johnny Spanish‘s latest single, though, you’ve got nothing to worry about—the Louisville native simply wants to have a little chat about how dope he is. Released along with official visuals by Shaun Wilson, Talk to ‘Em sees Oliver Stoned crafting a soulful, yet gritty sampled beat to back Spanish as he reminds us just how different he is from your average emcee: “I ain’t your typical bar-slinger, I / hold the knowledge of all things, I am more of a / harbinger of a new age, y’all stuck in a / cave like you was Bruce Wayne, minus the cape.” In between the headliner’s skillfully-flowed 16s, frequent collaborator T-Razor grabs the mic to deliver a gruff middle verse. For Talk to ‘Em and much more, check out Spanish’s Home LP, available now for streaming and download in the Booth.
Written by richard on 11/15/13
Submit your Rating
First DJ Booth Appearance:
"Shining (Remix)" (2010)
You Might Like...
Commentsblog comments powered by Disqus
- The Hip-Hop Albums I Need to Hear in 2015
- 4 Fresh Songs (& An Album) You Might Have Missed (12/15)
- Meet Fanesha Fabre, the Voice Behind the “La Musica De Harry Fraud” Drop
- 1 Listen Album Review: Nicki Minaj’s (Kinda Boring) “The Pinkprint”
- Mike WiLL Made-It - Ransom
- All 93 People Named on J. Cole’s “Note To Self” Outro
- 1 Listen Album Review: J. Cole’s “2014 Forest Hills Drive” (aka F*cking Up Hip-Hop)
- The Most Sampled Rapper Voices in Hip-Hop History
- Your Favorite Indie Rapper is Secretly Signed to a Major Label
- The DJBooth - Top Prospects EP (Vol. 2)
- The Best Hip-Hop & R&B Songs of 2014 (Ongoing)
Discover the best new songs, videos, and albums added to the Booth.