Charlotte's Deniro Farrar
and East Oakland's Shady Blaze
, having twice collaborated on Farrar's album Destiny Altered
, have linked again for a joint LP of their own, out May 15th. On the first single, which features another Altered
alumnus, G-Side's ST 2 Lettaz
, Farrar raps wickedly dark with his cadence restrained, contrasting Blaze's unreserved verse, like a dam busting. In its low-key smoothness, this might be one of Ryan Hemsworth
’s best beats, with a muffled, Clams Casino-indebted vocal sample but his distinctive keys shining through like sun between cracks in the paranoid rappers' blinds.
Download: Deniro Farrar and Shady Blaze f. ST 2 Lettaz, "43 Hours In" (Prod. by Ryan Hemsworth)