Posts Tagged ‘Frank Nitt’

Yancey Boys Team Up With Slum Village For New Single

08.28.14 / General

Available in mp3 or lossless wav format Yancey Boys (illa J & Frank Nitt) along with members of the exteneded Detroit family Slum Village have teamed up for a brand new single, “Global Warming”. Okayplayer.com says “Though Jay Dee’s touch didn’t grace the record, Young RJ comes through with a righteously sinister production that swings with the great, throwing big, lush string arrangements over some minor chord madness guitar chops lurking under a filtered drum treatment, guaranteed to make heads knock. Delicious Vinyl is the []

Yancey Boys LP Sunset Blvd. with J Dilla beats, Common

10.29.13 / Featured

Choose Format: Vinyl LP / Instrumental LP / Compact Disc / mp3 or lossless wav With its rapturous single “Quicksand” featuring Common, Sunset Blvd. also teams Yancey Boys with De La Soul’s Posdnuos (“Beautiful”), The Pharcyde’s SlimKid3 (“Rock My World”), and T3 of Slum Village (“Jeep Volume”), making it clear that the Dilla legacy is being represented by those who knew and collaborated with Dilla in his lifetime. Additional guests on Sunset Blvd. include DJs Rhettmatic, C-Minus, and JRocc (Beat Junkies) as well as rap []

Yancey Boys release “Quicksand” feat. Common and Dezi Paige, prod. by J Dilla

08.27.13 / Artists, Featured

In anticipation of the forthcoming Sunset Blvd., Frank Nitt and Illa J, a.k.a. the Yancey Boys, are releasing the first official single from the album: “Quicksand.” The smooth J Dilla-produced beat is blessed with honeyed vocals from Dezi Paige and rolling rhymes from Illa J, Frank Nitt, and Chicago-born, Grammy award-winning artist Common. The end result is a solid and sweet sounding ode to self-prophesy and artistic determination. The B-side “The Fisherman” boasts a vintage J-Dilla beat and features a measured chorus from Vice, heavy []