Although Hazard Mouse and Black Thought shared a number of a handful of stellar collaborations in anticipation of their new album, Cheat Codes, they held again a monitor with the late MF DOOM titled “Belize.” Now that the album is out within the wild, we are able to lastly get ears on the reunion between the three artists.
Hazard Mouse’s manufacturing on “Belize” is steeped in soul, with heat brass and a hypnotic bassline making manner for every MC to spit a dizzying array of bars. Even and not using a refrain to bridge the hole, the monitor nonetheless transitions from Black Thought’s exact supply to DOOM’s much less structured move with ease. When two of the best rappers of all time seem again to again, music construction is mainly irrelevant.
“You checking the High 2 of a thousand clever chaps,” Black Thought boasts. “With rap initiatives in housing developments.” In the meantime, DOOM spits self-effacing strains like, “Fats rat, the masks made him batty as a Mad Hatter/ Recognized for his absurd phrase decisions/ And can ignore you in case you ask him if he heard voices.”
Black Thought final appeared on a monitor with Hazard Mouse and DOOM in 2017, when he guested on “Mad Good,” a bonus monitor from the re-release of the latter two artists’ 2005 DANGERDOOM album The Mouse and The Masks.
“We had carried out some stuff years after the DANGERDOOM album,” Hazard Mouse defined in a latest interview with Consequence. “We had saved working after which there have been a couple of songs the place Tarik and DOOM have been each on, songs that I used to be engaged on. I might give DOOM a monitor with Tarik on it and vice versa.”
Stream “Belize” under, together with the remainder of Cheat Codes. The album additionally contains beforehand launched singles like “No Gold Enamel,” the Michael Kiwanuka-assisted “Aquamarine,” “Strangers” that includes A$AP Rocky and Run the Jewels, and “As a result of” with Joey Bada$$, Russ, and Dylan Cartlidge.
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Cheat Codes Tracklist:
02. Cheat Codes
03. The Darkest Half (feat. Raekwon and Child Sister)
04. No Gold Enamel
05. As a result of (feat. Joey Bada$$, Russ, and Dylan Cartlidge)
06. Belize (feat. MF DOOM)
07. Aquamarine (feat. Michael Kiwanuka)
08. Similar Deaths
09. Strangers (feat. A$AP Rocky and Run The Jewels)
10. Near Well-known
11. Saltwater (feat. Conway the Machine)
12. Voilas & Lupitas