“Bebop Rocksteady” is as much a display of sheer talent as it is a testament to the friendship between Imp and Kaffo, the Sensei. The emcees rhyme about comic book villains with a back and forth banter that plays off their friendship.
Emcee, performer and poet laureate Otis Mensah is existing for his art, and in a world that commodifies self-expression, that’s an act of resistance.
Sometimes we only gain the most fresh perspective by blasting away from the world. On “Clay Pigeons,” Deca waxes poetic about the machinations of the Earth from a view high above. He soars away from the world on spacey minimalistic production that leaves his words the last thing to hang onto.