Coolbone: Brass-hop (Hollywood Records HR-62066-2).Coolbone: Brass-hop (Hollywood Records HR-62066-2)
I'm pretty sure that this is the first rap recording ever to be recommended in the pages of T$S. Brass-hop is no ordinary rap recording, however, with the usual sampled brass riffs, scratching and so forth; instead, Coolbone is a New Orleans brass The New Orleans Brass was a hockey team in the ECHL from 1997-2002. The team was at one time affiliated with the San Jose Sharks. Home games were played first at the New Orleans Municipal Auditorium (until October 29, 1999) and then at the New Orleans Arena. band that plays rap on real live acoustic instruments. Especially noteworthy is the tuba tuba (t`bə) [Lat.,=trumpet], valved brass wind musical instrument of wide conical bore. work of Ronell "Roo" Johnson -- amazing! Trumpets, trombones, saxes, drums, and a mixture of tappers and singers complete this funky musical jambalaya jam·ba·lay·a
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[Louisiana French, from Provençal jambalaia. . Man, this is the good stuff, and even if you think you hate rap, you really ought to give Brass-hop a listen. This is one of the most refreshingly enjoyable musical surprises of the year so far, and the sonic quality is excellent. Spread da funk! -- KWN KWN Kid Witness News (video education program)
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