DMV’s Diamond District is one of those groups that features several members that can also hold clout as solo artists. yU’s latest single Time Machine shows why he’s a shining star in the underground as he takes time to mingle with the listener, discussing his past – more specifically his past with his parents. In a rare letter that features both a present mother and father, we get a clear picture of family and an embracing of the beauty that resulted from the struggle. Produced by Unknown, with keys from Drew Kid and singing by Bilal Salaam, the smoothness of the track is drenched in sincerity and love. Towards the end of the song, Time Machine morphs into I Remember U (4 Mama), which was produced by yU himself and features Danedra and, once again, Bilal Salaam on vocals with cuts provided by DJ 2Tone Jones. The shift from a trip down memory lane to a singular tribute to his mother is truly heartfelt. Time Machine” / “I Remember U (4 Mama) is a part of yU’s latest Mello Music Group project The Earn.
Written by JC Poppe on 01/5/12
Submit your Rating
Mello Music Group
First DJ Booth Appearance:
"Too Hip-Hop" (2011)
Total DJ Booth Features:
You Might Like...
Commentsblog comments powered by Disqus
- Billion Dollars in an Elevator: The Definitive 2014 Hip-Hop Timeline
- DJBooth Announces Our New Top Prospects…
- All 93 People Named on J. Cole’s “Note To Self” Outro
- Indie Savage: Crooked I Gets Physical With “Sex, Money & Hip-Hop”
- The Hip-Hop Albums I Need to Hear in 2015
- Meet Fanesha Fabre, the Voice Behind the “La Musica De Harry Fraud” Drop
- 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.