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Busdriver – roadkill overcoat

Posted on: August 17, 2007

“I´m an angry teen in baggy jeans!”

Busdriver is back, the smarter version of Busta Rhymes, rapping fast and lyrical with a serious sense of humor. Boom Bip and DJ Nobody are responsible for a lot of the pretty electronic productions, besides Busdriver himself.

“It´s me fucker, it´s me. I burn flags, not oil reservoirs.”

Though it’s basically hip-hop, Busdriver weaves in lots of other music, pleases every possible music bone in the body. “Sun Showers” is a Depeche Mode Discohit, “The Troglodyte Wins” hums over big-beat and “Kill Your Employer” a pure jungle drum´n´bass garnished with Busdriver´s raps and singing. Yes, Busdriver sings with his catchy voice much more on this record than ever before and it was a wise decision. The record is released by Epitaph Records, famous for its important punk releases like Bad Religion, NOFX, Dag Nasty and also indie heroes like Weakerthans or Emo-Megaseller The Get Up Kids for almost 30 years. In the last years Epitaph also released Hip Hop records from Sage Francis, Pete Philly & Perquisite, The Coup, Dangerdoom or Blackalicious.

But back to Busdriver, “Are you caught in a plastic film?

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4 Responses to "Busdriver – roadkill overcoat"

Sitting in my pool of mud, I was wondering if you have(would like to post) something good by Dangerdoom

Your blog really kick ass!

Peace from Sweden

thanx once again 🙂

infamous blaze has the dangerdoom record, so why up it twice:

http://infamousblaze.blogspot.com/2007/07/danger-doom-mouse-mask.html

but soon I will give all you beatmaniacs very fine MF Doom stuff

Thankx for the link!

[…] by Taxidriver for Urbanology, thank you! It´s from 2005 and more rooted in Hip Hop than the actual release. The album features production by Daedelus, Danger Mouse, Thavius Beck, Omid and Paris Zax. And of […]

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