November 14, 2014

Nolan The Ninja "illphoria" (Instrumental Album)


Ultra gritty producer/rapper Nolan The Ninja (Detroit) brings a boom-bap flare to his latest release illphoria. A blend of instrumentals and reworks, illphoria sounds straight off a cassette. Muffled, dirty, dusty and featuring some of hip-hop’s classic songs (“One Love,” “Hell On Earth,” and others), illphoria is a modern gem for old-school heads. Fans of the rough and gritty will nod their heads to Nolan The Ninja’s instrumentals, bask in the lush samples and the seemingly never-ending vinyl static that gives this album an extra raw touch. Well said, Hip Hop Speakeasy. Check it out below...