DJ SS & MC Warren G – Nothing Hollow

Released 24th June.

Formation’s year kicked off with DJ SS & Influx’s epic ‘Deepsound Vol 2’ album. Next up: two timeless rollers from one D&B’s most legendary, longstanding partnerships: DJ SS & Warren G. MC/DJ partnerships don’t get any tighter: from their legendary live performances to decade-spanning releases such as 1994’s ‘Watch The People’ and 2012’s ‘Raised In The Ghetto’, SS and Warren’s friendship runs deep, and has done since they were childhood friends.

Warren doesn’t hold the mic anywhere near as much as we’d like him to. But when he does, magic happens… Because he only writes and records when he truly believes in it. Like these two tracks: Wrapping his authentic reggae harmonies over DJ SS’s classic rolling beats, there’s a sense of warmth, clarity and authority across two unique, soulful and well-weighted originals. Plus two spotless versions.

‘Nothing Hollow’ guarantees musical substance and lyrical depth. As Warren sings himself over DJ SS’s restrained, spacey, star-gazing beats… This mission isn’t hollow. The Killer Mix speaks for itself; all the soul of the original but added grit on the bottom end for those later hours of the night.

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