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Music: RJD2 wit Kenan Bell and Happy Chichester

By Reyan Ali · February 1st, 2010 · CityBeat Recommends

The ex-Ohioan (he’s now based in Philly) Indie Hip Hop producer RJD2 's latest album is The Colossus, which contrasts his last polarizing project by adding vocalists like Kenna and Illogic.

The Colossus is a canvas of collages: The soulful thump of “Let There Be Horns” is only tangentially related to “Small Plans” (which has the sleek Funk of the theme song to a ’70s spy flick), whereas “The Stranger” drifts between foreboding and vibrant.

This work carries on RJ's mission to grow into making “good Pop music” (as he's declared in previous interviews). 

He plays the Southgate House. Get show details and Sound Advice here.



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