While most of you were giving flowers, cards, and candy to your mothers, master beatsmith !llmind took it a step further, bringing his mother a beat bouquet in the form of new single Mamma Said. When I talked to him in March for our Behind The Boards interview, he said that he had a few surprises in store for us. Well, I think sampling Michael Jackson and LL Cool J on the same track qualifies as a surprise. However, those samples are just the beginning of what this densely-packed record has to offer. !llmind mixes a plethora of effects and samples with a bass-heavy, cutting rhythm section to create a frenetic, yet hypnotizing beat that would trip up even the most adept of emcees. Mamma Said will (appropriately) appear on the producer’s forthcoming album, BoomTrap Volume 2.
Written by Lucas G. on 05/12/14
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