On his newly-released street album, Robb Bank$ bucks hip-hop tradition by repping not only his native Ft. Lauderdale, but 13 other cities worldwide—one for every song on the set. Based on the abbreviation, I’m going to assume that KDia (CT) is dedicated to Cape Town, South Africa, though the joint itself is a Florida-centric affair. Miami’s Spaceghostpurrp and Nuri handle production duties, cooking up a cloudy, downtempo keyboard/sample backdrop for Bank$’ languidly drawled braggadocio. UK songstress Phlo Finister brings a touch of trans-Atlantic soul to the record, lending her breathy vocals to the chorus. Like what you’re hearing? More globetrotting bangers await on Tha City, available for free streaming and download right here in The DJBooth.
Written by richard on 10/4/13
Hip-hop artists always talk about "putting on" for their city, but how often do you hear them put on for your city? The answer: not often. On his brand new album, emcee Robb Bank$ throws a curveball into this...
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