Wednesday, December 9, 2009

Def Jef - Just A Poet


I picked up a great Delicious Vinyl compilation for peanuts recently. The tune below which it's taken from is an exquisite piece of hip hop from '89 produced by the Dust Brothers [American - nothing to do with the Chemical Bros] who famously produced the classic Beastie Boys LP Paul's Boutique. There's a decent book about the making of that album in the somewhat hit and miss 33 1/3 series, if ye like readin'.

Def Jef - Just A Poet

I wince when I hear rappers refer to themselves as poets, but she's still a great tune nonetheless. If only hip hop was still this good...

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