[VIDEO] J-Zone - “Gadget Ho” [Dir: Kevin Young]
Eccentric production genius and QN5-affiliate J-Zone is back with a brilliant new album and (can you believe this?) his FIRST music video… ever? Peter Pan Syndrome is Zone’s first new album since 2006’s instrumental outing, To Love A Hooker. A sonic tour deforce that doubles as a dusty sample-tapestry and a showcase for his original self-played drum breaks – all processed and recorded with broken equipment – the new album is a focused effort exploring life as a rapper AFTER the buzz dies off. Seriously, some of the beats on this are jaw-dropping and if you were slick enough to pre-order, you managed to get your hands on the instrumentals.
J-ZONE – PETER PAN SYNDROME [LP]
If you’ve read his gleefully entertaining 2010 book, Root For The Villain, then you’re familiar with the motivations behind songs like “Jackin For Basquiats”, “Trespasser” and of course the lead-off video Gadget Ho“” (see above). The purposely low-budget video was pulled together by Kevin Young and it’s stays true to everything that we loved about consciously ultra-ignant rap music.
In a time where the term “independent” is being thrown around by major label acts as a marketing ploy, J-Zone is a truly 100% DIY-style artist who’s been bringing us his unique brand of humor and truly one-of-a-kind production directly from his studio to your doorstep. So, please show your support by sharing the video and picking up a copy of the new album now.