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PREMIERE: The Recipe ‘Funerals & Purgatory’ Album

This hip hop thing that started in the Bronx has gone on to dominate the U.S.A. and spread all over the planet. Case in point? The Recipe, a hip hop collective based in the United Arab Emirates. Beginning as an effort to unify talented rappers from the UAE, their first compilation eventually grew into an independent label that has launched solo projects from members such as Young Vaughn’s “New School Cool,” Kaz Money’s “The Ridicule/ The Opposition” as well as Swerte’s “The Quicktape” series.

These days The Recipe consists of three MCs —P. storm, Kaz Money, and Swerte— working to push beyond the boundaries of regional hip hop. Over the years they have supported the likes of Snoop Dogg, Fat Joe, 50 Cent, Lloyd Banks, and De La Soul. Today MASS APPEAL premieres their latest album, Funerals & Purgatory. They have already released two videos from the project, “Place to Rest” ft. Talib Kweli and “Bandana.”

Funerals & Purgatory has two meanings to us,” the artists explained via email. “We’ve killed ourselves to get here. The sacrifice, the pain, the love… all to make our dreams happen. And now? We wait in purgatory. Will it be heaven or hell? Also, as older MCs that grew up in the golden era of hip hop, we’ve tried to find a middle ground in our sound between yesterday and today.” Check that sound below, plus their latest video “Uma Thurman”…

 

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