Change is an artist on Illect Recordings, check out the new track titled “Growing Pains”. An ode to his father who passed away some years back and an honest look into growing up with his absence.
“I lost my father back in 03′ …and this song is really a letter to him. I’m angry he’s not around. I didn’t have anyone to show me how to be a husband or a father, you know? So I’m trying the best I can, and a lot of times I feel like a failure. So I needed to tell him that…” – Change
“Growing Pains” is an emotion filled track riddled with angst, heartache, and most importantly, a prayer for help in those times where you might feel like a failure as a man. A topic that most men can truly relate to. With a gritty sample driven banger from Tee-Wyla, this track will both make your head nod, and your soul relate to the struggles of being alone without someone to help guide you along life’s journey.
“Music is my therapy… So I had to get this off my chest. I loved my dad, and I miss him. His birthday is this week (Aug 27th) and I wish I could give him daps and a hug one more time… So this one is for everyone who lost their father, or never knew their father. We in the same boat, fam…” – Change
“Where you go to volunteer, this is where we’re stuck at” 5th Child droppin’ dimes on em. The Y. Valentine produced, “What You Need” is the lead single from his the highly anticipated album, My Conversations With God, due out sooner rather than later I hope. Video directed by Theca Jones and features 5th Child chopping up and distributing America’s true drugs of choice.
Comprehensive Beatdown is back with episode #25. This week Bloggy Bonilla and Silent G listen to Dr. Dre’s “Compton.” Releasing on the heels of the N.W.A. biopic “Straight Out of Compton,” Dre’s latest work is his first album since 1999’s “2001.”
The guys also check out a new track from Nozinja.
We’d like to thank our special guest this week, Cocky McFly.
Comprehensive Beatdown is back this week with a special episode dedicated to the great Sean Price, who passed away on August 8, 2015. Price was known for his solo work, as well as his work with the group Heltah Skeltah and the larger crew Boot Camp Clik. Also known as Ruck, Price was an important figure in the resurgence of East Coast hip hop in the mid 90s.
For episode 24, the guys take a look back at Sean Price’s illustrious career and discuss his impact and the legacy of Boot Camp Clik. RIP Ruck.
“It is with beyond a heavy heart that Duck Down Music is sadly confirming that Sean Price passed away in his Brooklyn apartment, Saturday, August 8th, 2015. The cause of death is currently unknown, but it was reported that he died in his sleep. He’s survived by his wife, and his three children. Sean Price, who turned 43 in March of this year, was a beloved rap artist. He was 1/2 of the group Heltah Skeltah, a key member of the Boot Camp Clik, 1/3 of the group Random Axe and a successful solo artist, known simply as Sean Price. Funds are being raised to direclty assist Sean Price’s family moving forward.”