Bastard Black

by The IGive

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Originally recorded in 2010, emcee The IGive gives his perspective about the family structure in the African American community, the effects of negligent and absentee fathers, woman and sexuality, and the messages found in popular black music. ill Clinton composes soulful hip hop rhythms, guitar riffs, and horns that both sooth the soul and add solemn reflection to layer this poetic masterpiece.

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released January 14, 2014
Written by Gregory A. Essick, Jr.
Produced by ill Clinton for ill Clinton Music
Recorded, Mixed, & Mastered by ill Clinton (Jacksonville, FL)
Additional vocals by Nikki Harper



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The IGive Jacksonville, Florida

The IGive - Jacksonville's undiscovered diamond jewel! This emcee takes traditional hip-hop and effortlessly blends it with live band, R&B, neo-soul, spoken word, and more! Three grand CD's in, the music is infectious, the lyrics are hitting, gripping, and flow. Don't sleep on this one! ... more

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