Rahzel Jr., (@RAZAHRAHZ) son of the legendary beat boxer Rahzel of The Roots, brings the heat with his latest record, “The Culture,” a tribute to the hip hop culture we know and love. “The Culture” is hip hop for hip hop fans, by a hip hop fan who’s grown up with the culture–and those who’ve shaped it–firsthand.
By incorporating the elements of authentic hip hop culture, while simultaneously bringing a fresh sound that effortlessly appeals to both the old heads and proponents of new school sounds,Rahzel Jr.’s latest record will appease even the most critical of hip hop purists.
Much like his golden era predecessors, Rahzel Jr. manages to thoughtfully address the struggles of his generation a relatable way, while offering a nod to the Afrocentric themes that appeared prominently during the golden era, giving way to today’s “god hop.”
Rahzel Jr.’s flawless flow and clever wordplay makes listening to “The Culture” a captivating experience. As he casually kicks knowledge over a seductive beat, Rahzel Jr. proves himself to be one of this generation’s keepers of the culture.