Impressive as they may be in themselves, the Egyptian pyramids derive much of their awesome impact from the fact that no one’s quite certain how they were constructed. Similarly, the lead single off Statik Selektah and Jersey rhymesayer Ransom‘s forthcoming collaborative debut seems destined to fascinate hip-hop scholars and laymen alike for years to come; the sheer amount of dopeness packed into its three minutes-and-change is frankly Unexplainable. As usual, Statik exhibits a sharp ear for samples, layering a subtly addictive keyboard loop over swung percussion and tying his beat together with some expert cuts and scratches. Ransom delivers bars to match the gritty, yet melodic instrumental, reflecting on his ascent to hip-hop’s upper echelons in hard-hitting verses. The Proposal is scheduled to hit record stores and online retailers on Tuesday, September 10. In the meantime, fans can hear more from Statik Selektah on his recently-released solo set, Extended Play.
First DJ Booth Appearance:
"It's Ransom" (2013)
Total DJ Booth Features:
Member Reviews and Ratings
- Top Remixes of the Month [April 2014]
- Asher Roth - Retrohash
- Iggy Azalea - The New Classic
- Joyner Lucas - Don’t Ask for Nothin
- Top Hip Hop / R&B Music Songs Chart (April 21, 2014)
- Behind The Boards Interview Series: Statik Selektah
- Future - Honest LP
- Win an Exclusive Vinyl Version of De La Soul’s “Smell The Da.I.S.Y.” [CONTEST]
- 25 Most Popular Hip-Hop & R&B Songs of March 2014
- The Best Hip Hop Songs & Albums of 2013!
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