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ALBUM REVIEW

Porter Ray

BLK GLD

Released May 2013

He’s releasing a new EP tomorrow, so today let me cast some love towards Porter Ray‘s skeletal 2013 debut, BLK GLD. Mixing downtempo production with literary rhymes, spoken softly over loops and beats, this record took me a while to get into. But now it’s probably the hip-hop record I play the most, as it slowly reveals its sublime truths to me. (Also, beautiful cover art.)

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