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The Funk

Beats for the Advancement of Colored People

by Djezi

Released 2010
Dealer's Choice Sound Recordings
Released 2010
Dealer's Choice Sound Recordings
The fourth proper release from hip-hop-electronic artist DJEZI is a straight-ahead hip-hop instrumental album with funk, soul, and electronica influences. Which is to say, not a straight-ahead hip-hop record. And that's a good thing.

this is a test

by djezi

Released 2004
Dealer's Choice Sound Recordings, Inc.
Released 2004
Dealer's Choice Sound Recordings, Inc.
Imagine a mix of the melodic eclectics of Boards of Canada with the melodic aesthetics of Moby and the bold beats of DJ Shadow.
NOTES
Attention to the details of songwriting, beat construction, and musicianship are the substance of djezi's first commercial musical offering this is a test....

An instrumental album equal parts percussive and melodic, aggressive and relaxed, capable of leaving electronic fans shaking, hip-hop heads with their jaws on the floor, chill-out cats quivering, and trip-hoppers feeling nice for a second or two; this is a test... is as pure as it gets.

With thick layers of instrumentation, …
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Day

by djezi

Released 2006
Dealer's Choice Sound Recordings
Released 2006
Dealer's Choice Sound Recordings
Chilled out. Funked up. Electronic. Hip-hop. Your next favorite album.
NOTES
DJEZI's second effort, 'Day', is less a follow up to 'this is a test', than a continued expansion of musical ideas he explored on his debut. If that description was too obtuse, let me put it this way: If 'this is a test' was your favorite record for a month, 'Day' is going to take over your year. It's like that.

Hip-hop, trip-hop, uptempo and downtempo electronic, and a couple genres in between. It's all …
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DJEZI & C.arter
2017-05-28
Music: DJEZI, Lyrics: C.arter