Elcamino lines up a soiled ten-track tape with “Square Work,” coming substantial with smooth examples and road prepared bars.
With regards to unsanitary bars suggestive of that exemplary brilliant time sound, you can’t turn out badly with Elcamino. Today, the Griselda subsidiary and all-around strong lyricist has come through with his pristine venture Block Work, a ten-track exertion that times in at a sensible 21 minutes. Try not to allow the overall quickness to trick you. There’s still a lot of bars found all through the tape, starting off the top with the tarnished basic cut “Road Thug” and proceeding until nearer “Right.”
Sonically, Block Work is substance to stay in its customary range of familiarity, with dusty circles and hard-hitting blast bap drums for the most part establishing the framework. At times, as on the moderate “Carport Music,” the picked tests inspire shades of the mafioso rap of yesteryear. Others, similar to the bass-driven “Can Hat” discover Elcamino getting a groovier pocket, displaying an inconspicuous however welcome adaptability in his stream. Now and then, as on halfway cut “Unthinkable,” he picks to pull back the drums damn-close to inside and out, a move frequently utilized by his long-term partner Westside Gunn.
Should these characteristics appeal to you, make certain to give Block Work a turn. For everybody pondering where “genuine hip-bounce” went, look at this as a stop worth taking on your journey for answers.