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broadway & 52nd

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Broadway & 52nd

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
Producers:
Blue Note
genre:
Jazz, Hip-Hop/Rap

We gave it a B+

Us3, these jazz-hop pioneers, offer more sparkling, thoughtful dance music on their second CD, broadway & 52nd. Jazz comes up from the basement with sensuous sampled loops from the Blue Note archives, and in through the side door with heated solos between the raps. The messages are more about seeking unity than wallowing in urban grit, or, as the song says, trying to ”recognise and realise we all need peace.” B+