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ACEYALONE: Pass The Hint (2013)

It’s the second single off Aceyalone‘s excellent funk and soul-influenced eleventh LP Leanin On Slick and which track have the label picked to follow the JBs’-inflected funk of the title track? The jump-up stutter-funk of What You Gone Do With That maybe? Uptempo funky boom-bap bangers One Cup Two Cup or Show Me Them Shoes? Cutting ex-lover diss rap Cold Piece? Dancefloor

ACEYALONE: Leanin’ On Slick (2013)

Rating: ★★★★★ Sniffing at the heels of the recently unveiled title track comes Aceyalone‘s latest full-length project Leanin’ On Slick. It finds the Freestyle Fellowship rapper continuing to reinvent retro-hop with the assistance (once more) of producer Bionik. Where the former album favoured Motown and doo-wop flavours however, this sees Acey return to the fine tradition of funky/ soulful