MP3: Slick Talk of the LOEGz – “That Lower (Southside)” [Prod. by Eric Dingus]

League of Extraordinary Gz Member Slick Talk Leaks First Track from Collaborative EP With Producer Eric Dingus

12.18.2013

Critical Praise for League Of Extraordinary Gz:

“The eight members of the group were a high-energy bunch, rapping with distinctive Texas twang and pogo dancing nonstop.” – The New York Times

“A goddamn typhoon onstage.” – Houston Press

Eight immensely capable lyricists, all of whom bring a unique perspective, voice, and level of vigor to the stage” – Austin Chronicle cover story

“…what promises to be a defining group in Texas rap history: The League of Extraordinary Gz.”- DJ Booth

The Song:

Only the best songs truly make us feel as if we’ve been transported into the artist’s world. In League of Extraordinary Gz member Slick Talk‘s track “That Lower (Southside), he and producer Eric Dingus (who’s gained a lot of buzz lately for a remix of “Worst Behavior” that Drake posted to his blog) kidnap us from our bedrooms, envelop us in oceans of haze, and drop us off in the streets of Austin, Texas’s south side. As Slick Talk puts it:

“I want someone to be able to close their eyes and go on a late night ride through the darker, maybe hidden corners of South Austin. A dice game on someone’s porch at Meadowbrooks projects. A twilight drug transaction at a bus stop on Riverside. A gunshot, somewhere over the railroad tracks. A kid hitting up his set on the side of a corner store in Dove Springs.”

In this first leak from their collaborative EP deathbeDreams, Slick and Eric merge ethereal vocal samples and trap-inspired hi-hats with a smooth flow and vivid lyrics (“Paper burns, blood thickens/ Smoke it rises, thugs clicking/ You can barely hear the bullet releases while the sub’s kicking”).

Listen to “That Lower (Southside)”: https://soundcloud.com/theloegz/slick-talk-that-lower/

Check out the Complex premiere: http://www.complex.com/music/2013/12/premiere-slick-talk-that-lower-produced-by-eric-dingus

Preview and purchase #LeagueShit on iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/leagueshit/id708663564

Check out the #LeagueShit album stream via DJ Booth: http://www.djbooth.net/index/albums/review/loegz-leagueshit

Please contact Michelle or Dan if interested in talking with League Of Extraordinary Gz.

League Of Extraordinary Gz Background:

When Austin, Texas, reality rap collective League of Extraordinary Gz recorded “We Gone Make It” in spring 2010, Octavis “Esbe Da 6th Street Bully” Berry stepped in the booth and yelled two words: “League Shit!”. Three years later, it has become an emphatic anthem, brand and title. The Bully’s vision formed in 2009 when his choice of 8 members and 3 groups with their own budding local buzz – Dred Skott, Da COD and Southbound – sat in a driveway plotting a collaborative mixtape. In 2010 they debuted locally, played the SXSW Music Festival and Fun Fun Fun Fest and were featured on MTV Jams’ Texas All-Star Edition. In 2011 they rocked over 60 shows, including a West Coast tour with Jackie Chain for their Concealed Weapons 3 mixtape, and a national tour with Dead Prez. Then, in October 2011, The Bully passed away suddenly due to a pulmonary embolism. As 2011 ended, the LOEGz were named one of Sonicbids’ Top 5 Hip Hop acts, and they released The Plug EP. All of this came from a collective effort by 3 groups in 3 years via the foresight of a now-absent leader. All anticipation, questions or doubt after a few spins of The Plug EP will be quenched with their debut album #LeagueShit. Clearly rooted in traditional hip hop, #LeagueShit includes stout musicality and wildly free speech featuring Dead Prez, Bavu Blakes, Grupo Fantasma, and Slim Gravy of A.Dd+.


Links:

official site | twitter | facebook | soundcloud | bandcamp

Slick Talk – “That Lower (Southside)”: https://soundcloud.com/theloegz/slick-talk-that-lower/

“I’m Alive”: https://soundcloud.com/theloegz/im-alive-feat-grupo-fantasma

“Let’s Go”: https://soundcloud.com/theloegz/lets-go-feat-devin-the-dude

“Intercourse”: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mmlTalxye2Y

“Grind” (Prod. By Statik Selektah): https://soundcloud.com/theloegz/grind-prod-by-statik-selektah/

“Still Bigger” Ft. Dead Prez: https://soundcloud.com/theloegz/still-bigger-feat-dead-prez/

“Maybe She’s Right”: https://soundcloud.com/theloegz/maybe-shes-right

“Intercourse”: https://soundcloud.com/theloegz/intercourse-featuring-slim/

“4$ Blues”: https://soundcloud.com/theloegz/4-blues/s-jNFfq

“Attitude”: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sXnLbnYZKgc

“APD”: https://soundcloud.com/theloegz/a-p-d

Bio, photos, and streams available here: http://www.audibletreats.com/league-of-extraordinary-gz/