Another Reason You Shouldn’t Sleep on Sean Born
In January, Prince George's County MC Sean Born dropped one of the best albums I've heard this year, Behind the Scale, which combined Born's gritty tales of struggle with dusty, '90s-style boom bap, courtesy of producers Kev Brown, Dunc, and Oddisee.
Released today, Born's "12/12" is a lively posse cut featuring Low Budget crew member Kaimbr and Mello Music Group label mates Toine and Hassaan Mackey. Over a rousing medley of chopped vocal samples and volcanic drum fills, Born stays true to form: "Can't do what I do, cause I did what I did/And I say what I say, and go over ya head."
Born should drop his first video from Behind The Scale soon. Until then, you can download "12/12" for free. Listen below.