KEXP.ORG Donate Now!

KEXP Reviews

Browse by one of the following:
ALLABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ1234567890  
Go
Colossus: West Oaktown
Buy! - (Om)
Colossus is bassist/producer Charlie Tate from London (he relocated to Oakland, California in the fall of 2002). This double-disc release is his debut full-length, and it’s an excellent album of jazzy, funky, soulful hip-hop. He has several guest musicians playing live instruments on many of the tracks, giving this a more “organic” feel than most hip-hop albums. He also has some guest DJs and MCs, including Azeem and Roots Manuva (going under the alias Hylton Smythe). Disc Two contains remixes of Disc One, plus a bonus track. This is one of the best hip-hop releases I've heard in a while. 2/13/2006 - Don Yates


Go All In For KEXP's New Home!

ALL IN - KEXP's Music Match, July 10 - August 5

GIVE TODAY and your money gets matched!

MORE
Close this window