ArtOfficial – The Payback

Posted on April 23, 2010 by


Miami hip-hop ensemble ArtOfficial just dropped off a free project entitled The Payback . The 12-track street album finds emcees Newsense and Logics performing over the live backing of bandmates Danny PerezManny PatinoRalf Valencia and Keith Cooper, who recreate classic instrumentals by everyone from rock legend Jimi Hendrix (“Voodoo”) to jazz trio Medeski, Martin & Wood (title track “The Payback”).

The Payback isn’t just a cover album though. ArtOfficial also includes several all-new songs to help tide fans over until early 2011, when they release their next full length album, Misfits, Scholars & Mystics.  Making guest appearances throughout the project are ¡Mayday!‘s Wrekonize, QuESt, K. SparksSwamburger from Solillaquists of SoundLLamabeatsJesse Jackson and Asuka Barden. They will also celebrating their release at Transit Lounge where they will be giving away free hard copies of “The Payback” & free commemorative posters. They will also have special guest collaborators and the entire performance will be filmed live! For more info visit


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