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Blu, J e s u s

After his debut in 2007’s superb Below The Heavens with producer Exile, Los Angeles’s Blu was at the forefront of the revival West Coast hip-hop—before suddenly retreating into the shadows, only to emerge sporadically with avante-garde style projects. The latest from the elusive rapper, J e s u s, continues that trend. A lo-fi collection of whimsical musings and unmastered mixings, J e s u s comes across as a bizarre compilation of studio sessions, rather than an actual album. With nearly every song less than three minutes long, it is a short glimpse into the beautiful dark twisted fantasy of ...

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