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DJ Design – The Blues (feat. Phat Kat & Elzhi)


“The Blues” is a sonic journey that transports listeners straight to the gritty streets of Motown. DJ Design, known for his iconic contributions to hip-hop’s visual and auditory landscape, crafts a beat that is both aggressive and soulful. Screaming organs and hard-hitting drums lay a powerful foundation for the distinct lyrical styles of Phat Kat and Elzhi. The two emcees deliver raw, unfiltered verses that delve into the harsh realities of their lived experiences, bringing authenticity and depth to the track.

DJ Design (Keith Griego) is no stranger to the hip-hop scene. As a DJ, beatmaker, and visual artist, his influence spans decades. From creating the Quasimoto character for Madlib to designing the cover art for Peanut Butter Wolf’s “My Vinyl Weighs A Ton,” his mark on hip-hop culture is indelible. His production work includes collaborations with The Beastie Boys, Madlib, Rasco, and more, solidifying his reputation as a versatile and innovative artist.

Phat Kat and Elzhi, both hailing from the heart of Detroit, bring their formidable skills to “The Blues.” Phat Kat, an early collaborator with J Dilla, delivers his verses with a ferocity and precision that reflect his deep roots in the city’s rap scene. Elzhi, known for his intricate wordplay and smooth flow, complements Phat Kat’s style, creating a dynamic and engaging lyrical interplay.

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