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eLZhi – Transitional Joint Latest Single From The Preface, Produced By Black Milk

eLZhi – “Transitional Joint” Latest Single From The Preface, Produced By Black Milk

The Song:

Hey fellas, when your girl’s away do you “Miss her like the summertime’s gone?” Does she have that certain ” glow” about her? Ladies, do you “Make a playa wanna throw away his pimp cup?” If you answered yes to any of these questions, then you’ve got somethin’ good goin’ on, at least according to eLZhi, who, in “Transitional Joint,” gives some pointers on how to tell the difference between what’s golden and what’s just got some glitter on it (as far as the ladies go). Be sure to stay tuned all the way to the end to catch the meaning of the song’s title and some sick production from Black Milk.

Like what you hear? Keep up with eLZhi and other artists like Freddie Foxxx, Ill Bill, and Black Milk on the Fat Beats Blog where you can learn about upcoming performances, releases, and in-store appearances.

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The Background:

In the late-nineties, eLZhi made a name for himself by moving his way up through the ranks of Detroit’s underground scene and teaming up with Slum Village for his first big taste of success. He has since been making the rounds, working with local Detroit luminaries such as J Dilla, Waajeed of Platinum Pied Pipers, and Dwele, in addition to a well-received solo tour of Europe during his early years in the game. Hip-hop enthusiasts across the globe consider eLZhi to be one of the most skilled emcees in the entire scene, and bloggers and critics have been trumpeting this sentiment since the release of the last Slum Village album in 2005. With the release of The Preface, eLZhi looks to cement his name amongst the greatest emcees in the game. The 16-track album, produced almost entirely by rising star Black Milk, features guest appearances by a who’s who of the Detroit hip-hop scene. Royce Da 5’9″, T3 (Slum Village), Guilty Simpson, Phat Kat, and more add to what many have predicted will be one of the most noteworthy hip-hop releases of 2008. The Preface is in stores now via Fat Beats Records.


Streams: Transitional Joint