Skyzoo - Strung Out (Small Professor Remix)

Artist: Skyzoo

Producer: Small Professor

Album: The Strung Out Remixes EP (Inspired by The Foundation)

Avg Rating: 32101 3.6 ( 11 votes )

     

Released back in April, ‘mix-album’ The Foundation showcased German superproducer Shuko‘s work with an impressive lineup of hip-hop icons and underground buzzmakers.  Strung Out , Brooklyn emcee Skyzoo‘s contribution to the project, was recently overhauled by countless hopeful beatsmiths as part of a Coalmine Records-hosted remix challenge.  The wining entry in the “sampled”category came courtesy of up-and-coming producer Small Professor, who switched Shuko’s gritty instrumental for a lush, string-driven jazz-funk groove that keeps the old-school vibe, but adds a wistfully nostalgic flavor to Skyzoo’s hard-hitting, braggadocio-laced rhymes; though the tone is different, the end result could hardly feel more natural.  Fans can find this version of the cut, the winning “non-sampled” revamp (contributed by Brazilian producer Cabe), and more on the new, Foundation-inspired Strung Out Remixes EP, available now on iTunes.

Skyzoo

Written by on Aug 03, 2009

More from Skyzoo


Submit your Rating

 
 
 
 
 

You Might Like...

Featured Video

Comments

blog comments powered by Disqus