In The Beginning (Vol. 3) (LP)

In The Beginning (Vol. 3) (LP)

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Declaime & Madlib
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DESCRIPTION

In the Beginning (Vol. 3) continues the treasure trove of the early works of Declaime & Madlib, the longtime collaborators who helped usher in a new sound and style from the city of Oxnard, Calif. This collection is brimming with previously unheard tracks from this beyond-creative duo that blends hip-hop with funk, jazz, soul, and psychedelia to lay the groundwork for so many other emcees and producers. For Declaime (a/k/a Dudley Perkins), this series serves as a way to honor his friends and the city that raised them. He shouts out names like The Almighty Metaphor (aka MED), Oh No the Disrupt, DJ Romes, Kazi, and more, who he says “created a lane for the city of Oxnard to get the recognition it deserves.” Some of them make an appearance in one form or another on this collection, too—Romes, for example, mastered the project—that compiles 10 previously lost tracks that were recorded from 1993 to ‘96.   In The Beginning (Vol. 3) is entirely produced by Madlib, who provided all the cuts as well. His instrumentals are on that raw and funky vibe as they move freely through genres and sounds, like on standout cuts “Come With The Ill Grammar,”Too Much Clout,” and “Next Episode (feat. Skam).” Those are all highlights for Declaime, too, and they demonstrate his ability to blend his observations of the world with bravado and third-eye insights. Even as young kids just getting their feet wet in the studio, these two were firmly on their path.   That path started, in a way, when the two became friends as young kids. “I first met Madlib when he moved across the street from me; I was around nine years old at the time,” Declaime says, adding that their fathers were friendly with one another. Despite the two losing touch after Madlib’s family moved, they reconnected just a few years later and the rest is musical history. In The Beginning (Vol. 3) is set to drop in the fall of 2022 via SomeOthaShip Connect in partnership with Fat Beats.

TRACKLIST

Ill Minded
Laff Now Cry Later
Soitissaid ’93 (Cassette)
Come with The Ill Grammar (feat. Roc C)
Why Do We Go Out Like That (Remix)
Too Much Clout
12th Floor (feat. Godz Gift)
Next Episode (feat Skam)
Ass Will Get Dropped (feat. MED & DJ Romes)
Rollem Right (Original Mix)
Outro Beat Skit