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Blue Scholars' posted a new song to their Soundcloud page this weekend called "The Decisive Moment", which features a sleepy/somber Sabzi guitar loop, and to-the-point

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Today's Rap Recommendation: Prometheus Brown Spills Historical and Day-to-Day Commentary on Blue Scholars' 'The Decisive Moment'

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Blue Scholars' posted a new song to their Soundcloud page this weekend called "The Decisive Moment", which features a sleepy/somber Sabzi guitar loop, and to-the-point lyrics from Geologic AKA Prometheus Brown. Brown hits some of the usual BS talking points (anti-colonialism, glossed-over European history vs. the real events), but the sound is more current than a Polaroid snapshot of last decade's Blue Scholars. Brown touches on basic rapper relations ("I ain't concerned with you, rapper/I'm more concerned my kids don't end up like you, rapper), and rap scene philosophy ("Me and Waka Flocka Flame, different but agree/it's independence that we seek/fuck this industry, repeat"). I enjoy hearing the interplay--or tension--between peaceful resistance and a more forceful revolutionary sentiment when he says "I was ten when my papa showed me how to load a piece/he's a military man, but his kids promoted peace." As the song ends, Brown thanks the listener for listening to what he had to say ("not want to say, but need to say"), which adds context to the therapeutic thought-spilling nature of the track, and caps things off nicely.

 
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