Sometimes you need an escape from the norm, after having nothing but Kendrick and KapSlap on repeat in my car, I stumble upon Cocaine 80’s newest EP. When you talk about pure talent, and giving it out for free none the less, you will find this indie supergroup. Fronted by talented songwriter James Flaunteroy, 80’s is pure guitar and drums organic poetry. I can talk all day but I would rather you just click play and check out one of my favorites off their Flower of Life EP, “Ground.” Download the entire project here.
Chicago’s own Mikkey Halsted combines with underrated supergroup Cocaine 80’s for “Pain.” Off his free mixtape Castro, (d/l here), Mikkey flows over a haunting beat with a great hook from James Flaunteroy. Produced by none other than Mr. Reasonable Doubt himself, No I.D.