The ARE – Manipulated Jacksons
Monday November 19th 2007,
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Late 90′s indy rap fiends might remember the Houston-based K-Otix. Turns out the guy behind the boards is now doing his own thing and producing for other groups, and when I was assigned to interview him for a mag I found some quality free concept albums he’s put together to showcase his superior beat-chopping skills. The most recent is his unique take on classic MJ/J5 records called Dem Damb Jacksons, while even more enjoyable was his reworking of all the samples from Tribe Called Quests‘ third LP for Manipulated Marauders (just don’t tell Lupe). Thanks to Rappers I Know for the links, and check out The ARE’s MySpace to hear the new record he just did for Lil’ Kim.

The ARE – Dem Dumb Jacksons

The ARE – Manipulated Marauders

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Thanks for hipping me to this Robbie, looking forward to the Manipulated Marauders joint in particular.

Laters,

Dan

Comment by Dan Love 11.19.07 @

I’ve been on this joint, and it didn’t really move me……

T&B

Comment by Tired-N-Broke 11.19.07 @

Thanks Robbie…this is sick as fuck!

Comment by AFFECKS 11.20.07 @

good stuff, thanks to Rafi for letting me know

Comment by sankofa 11.20.07 @

Manipulated Marauders is DOPE!

Comment by rafi 11.20.07 @

Thanks for these
Is the Manipulated Marrauders just a sampler?

Comment by Chris 11.22.07 @

I fucked with that K-Otix album hard

Comment by Abe Beame 11.30.07 @



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