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Willie The Kid & Alchemist – ‘Masterpiece Theatre’ EP Review

Everyone should be familiar with Alchemist’s prolific output in recent years, but Gangsta Grillz affiliate Willie The Kid has had a more subdued year despite his increased productivity. He’s already dropped two short projects this year, but his latest collaboration with Alchemist, Masterpiece Theatre, is some of 2013’s best music. Willie’s got a way of emitting elegance without being condescending or haughty, rapping with a self-aware humility that balances the streets and the skybox. He radiates regality without losing his edge for discussing Oxycontin, floozies in jacuzzis, and Shabba Ranks dances. Every song showcases him threading a string of fluid phrases ...

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