Even If the name Raf Almighty doesn’t sound familiar to you, we’re talking about a veteran rapper here. Raf & his brother Snook Da Crook are better known under the name of Dirt Platoon, Baltimore’s most hardcore group. Raf has chosen EFFISCIENZ records to release his first solo album along with talented producer Dj Brans. They already met success together when they produced Dirt Platoon’s critically acclaimed first album Start Ya Bid’s.
This new album brings the same Dirt Platoon ruggedness as Snook Da Crook is featured along with Wyld Bunch on Slumz, a new Hardcore Rap anthem for sure. On Emperor, Raf invites Nutso to open the song accompanied by Dirt Platoon’s unofficial third member Fel Sweetenberg for some high level rhymes. Fel also produced Governor the only non Dj Brans produced track on the album with appearances from Skanks & Milez Grimez. As to the Stormy Monday song, it reminds us of some of the dopest R&B/Hip-Hop collabs which were played on the radio during the 90’s.
01 The Intro
02 Slumz feat. Snook Da Crook & Wyld Bunch (cuts by DJ Djaz)
04 Emperor feat. Nutso & Fel Sweetenberg
05 Mama Interlude
06 Biggest Loser (cuts by DJ Djaz)
07 Blow Torch Rap feat. Snook Da Crook (cuts by DJ Djaz)
09 A Statement (cuts by DJ Djaz)
10 Paris Blues
11 Stormy Monday feat. Elaysha
12 Governors feat. Skanks & Milez Grimez
13 Slumz feat. Snook Da Crook & Wyld Bunch (cuts by DJ Djaz) (Mil Remix)
14 Blow Torch Rap feat. Snook Da Crook (cuts by DJ Djaz) (Fel Sweetenberg Remix)
15 A Statement feat. Kimba (cuts by Sir Williams) (Union Blak remix)
16 Governors* feat. Skanks & Milez Grimez (DJ Brans remix)