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Boldy James Gives A Hazy Tour Of Detroit On ‘My 1st Chemistry Set’

Detroit might be bankrupt, but it certainly doesn’t have a shortage of buzzy MC’s. Hot on the heels of Danny Brown’s powerful Old and Big Sean's celebratory Hall Of Fame comes Boldy James, hoping to keep the Motor City on the map with his debut album My 1st Chemistry Set. He certainly makes a case for himself, crafting a stellar record that plays to his strengths as a lyricist while showcasing Alchemist’s moody production. The album opens with “Bold,” deftly seeking to draw the listener in to Boldy’s world of Detriot street life. “Straight shell cases, ARs, Remingtons," he raps, painting ...

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