ALBUM REVIEW

MadShroom MC

#MURIKKKA

Released November 2016

Released on November 5, only a couple of days before we all headed to the polls, MadShroom MC’s #MURIKKKA is a surgical nuclear strike, delivering potent, aggressive anthems that it feels like we need. This brash EP is a commanding solo work from the co-founder of the Black Magic Noize collective and FFU. It follows a long tradition of smart political commentary rap, a la classic Public Enemy. #MURIKKKA is a pessimistic assessment of a government obsessed with money and war. Track 3, “War Machine,” is one you’ll want to play LOUD. On the OCnotes-produced “Dance Party BullShit” MadShroom MC offers up the following salve: “Don’t worry about shit y’all. Just dance. Like it’s your only solution.”

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