San Diego, CA emcee/producer Billy NoJokes has returned with a new single this morning. (First posted by Music On The Dot) the dusty boom-bap centric cut (Produced by Goomson) features fiery turntable work courtesy of DJ Special Cutz. Speaking on his approach NoJokes said
the rugged lo-fi feel of Goomson's production had me tapping into some heavy thought - pushing the limits to see what you capable of, feeling like you are on the brink of snapping but maintaining control. I’ve been working with Special Cutz for a long time and he alway
Keep Controlwill appear on Billy NoJokes forthcoming EP titled Iron Soul, to drop shortly. Another single from the project entitledFools Goldalso recently dropped. That track features appearances from Shabaam Sadheeq and DJ Rson
Especially influenced by 90's east-coast underground hip-hop (think Rawkus and the Lyricist Lounge era), the emcee has been releasing music for the past decade. He has worked and shared stages with notable artists such as Havoc of Mobb Deep, Murs, Crooked I, Thirstin Howl the 3rd, 2Mex, Blame One, Sojourn and Pawz One.
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