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Kingpin – The Initiative

kingpin-the-initiativeThe Initiative is Kingpin’s debut release and is a diverse and inspirational piece of creative work, using the English language to the highest echelon, while tackling current urban issues, such as gun crime, poverty, stereotypes and the need for escapism, incorporating occasionally humorous but often hard-hitting lyricism. The album stands out amongst current releases by using some of the finest in Europe’s undiscovered, emerging production talent.

It excels in musicianship, implementing live instrumentation to create a fusion of organic rhythms and melodies with contemporary Hip Hop beats and Old School Funk, Jazz, Reggae and Soul samples. The music features some of the UK’s most exciting established and current Hip Hop artists including Dubbledge, Kyza, Stig of the Dump, Manage, Filfy and Deadly Hunta, with production by Bas the Bastard, Danny Fresh and DJ VR……… The album is a 15 track musical journey including hard-hitting Club Bangers Like “Fire”, Soulful laid back tracks like “Oh Damn” and “Outta Here”, conscious an thought provoking content like “Lives and Breathes”, “When its Over” and “On the Corner”, as well as up-beat tracks like “I Need money” and “Out the Box”