Statik Selektah, Action Bronson & Joey Bada$$? Yes, please. Today, Boston’s best linked with two of NY’s finest to taste the “Beautiful Life”; as cooled-out of a funk cut as you get nowadays in hip-hop. It brims with swagger and sophistication all at once, bleeding the type of gold-plated boogie that once called the late ‘70s home. And it’s supporting voices do little, if anything, to stifle that effortless breeze of boom-bap-touched goodness as Baby Blue and Badmon prove to be the perfect tandem of microphone menaces for the task. If this and its Your Old Droog-assisted predecessor prove to be any indication of what’s to come on Lucky 7, then we’ll all be in for a treat on the seventh day of the seventh month of the year. The record also features spots from Rapsody, Bun B, Talib Kweli, Royce Da 5’9″, Sean Price and virtually every heavyweight in the game, all compiled on to some Stat’s finest soulmatic frequencies. Live the “Beautiful Life” with Action Bronson and Joey Bada$$ on Statik Selektah’s new smooth-as-all-hell single below and preorder the record on iTunes today ahead of its July 7th drop. More to come from the Beantown giant in the weeks to come, so be sure to hold tight.
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