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Kazi & Madlib - "Blackmarket Seminar" Album + Video | @Kazi_Ox @Madlib @BelowSystem

Kazi & Madlib - "Blackmarket Seminar" (Album + Video / www.hiphopondeck.com
"Blackmarket Seminar", an album by Kazi and entirely produced by Madlib. The album was recorded in 1996 and now digitally remastered for its 2016 reissue. Guest features by MED, Wildchild and Declaime (Dudley Perkins).


Kazi says the following:
We recorded this album in the wee hours at CDP studios back in ‘96. It was pretty much me, Madlib and Declaime in the lab when this album was recorded.

I learned so much from Lib cadence, rhyme patterns, timing and how to dig for records. What some people don’t know is this cat actually took the time to show me how to make beats. I must say working with Lib was an amazing experience. The “Blackmarket Seminar” is a very raw and dark album. We came up with “Black Market” because at the time we were doing Hip Hop that nobody else was doing and to us you could only get it on the “Black Market”. When you first play the album you'll hear characters on a skit in search of the black market seminar. We really tried to make it seem like the characters were outside walking around looking for it.

We recorded a new video for the song “To Be Lost” as it is about MCs selling out to remain in the game and still makes perfect sense in the present day.


Track Listing

01. Into
02. To Be Lost
03. Called Your Bluff
04. Beats By The Pound
05. Put Your Tittle To Waste
06. The Indiacator
07. Mind State
08. Down 4 The Kaz (The 1st Take)
09. O.X. Veterans
10. Battle Drills (featuring MED)
11. Sleep If You Want (featuring Wildchild)
12. Corrections
13. Snake Eyes (featuring MED)
14. Tha Unstoppable
15. Friendly Fire (featuring Declaime)
16. Make Yo Ears Bleed
17. Battle Drills (Remix)
18. Called Your Bluff (Remix)
19. A.V.E.R.A.G.E.


Purchase links "Blackmarket Seminar"
Digital: iTunes | Bandcamp | Google Play | Amazon | Tidal
Stream: Soundcloud | Spotify
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