Your Daily Lick: Replife

The Unclosed Mind (Futuristica Music)



New arrival to Oakland delivers a contender for rap record of the year. Replife, née Daniel Gray-Kontar, comes from so far outside the game - namely Cleveland, and an established career as a writer/editor - that the same rules don't apply. Breakbeats, jazz, soul, poetry, and hip-hop merge into something unique and deeply satisfying.