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Canadian musician Chilly Gonzales is a very talented human being. Checking out the guys musical resume gives the impression that he can do just about anything he wants, including cross some severely different boundaries. On one hand, the man is an MC, fronting a hip-hop group, writing rhymes, and all that, and then he can produce music featuring other singers, and here on this album, he can compose lyrical, harmonically adventurous solo piano pieces that seem to have come out [...]
Contrary to the adjective preceding his name, unspeakable Chilly Gonzales is not. A wordy album full of articulately enunciated rhymes that parallel the melodies of such carefully arranged orchestral instruments, rather than weaving in and out of each other: this is the sound of The Unspeakable Chilly Gonzales’ most recent release. Some ideas sound great, until you actually set out to execute them, and then you learn from the outcome and carry on, hopefully not making the same error in [...]
The most recent release from jazz virtuoso turned rap star Chilly Gonzales has little to do with jazz, and embarrassingly so, has too much to do with rap. The rhymes busted out by ‘chilly’ at times slightly resemble Eminem in pitch, but there is little else that connects both artists, and, although witty, lack anything but AaBb rhyming structures. This being my first exposure to the artist, at first listen I thought the man was joking. It is hard to [...]