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Lord Finesse x KRS One - "No Gimmicks" [Unreleased Original Version]

Lenny Kravitz, Grace Jones, Lauryn Hill, Lion Babe, Thundercat, SZA & More Rock The Afropunk Festival 2015 in Brooklyn, NY.

Lord Finesse and fellow hip-hop legend KRS One team with Slice-of-Spice to drop the unreleased original version of "No Gimmicks" - a boom bap banger dripping with enough golden era soul to make a true-schooler shed a tear as the sleigh bells and horns drop. KRS opens with a bombastic patois inflected intro that could fool you into thinking 1996 is back. Well, it sort of is. What you are listening to is the original studio recording before it was updated for release at a later date. In other words, a special treat. The intro is a great addition to the track that also includes slightly different lyrics from the Blastmaster. This joint is still as fresh as the day Lord Finesse dropped Awakening. If nothing else, this should serve as a wake up call to all the slacker MCs. "No Gimmicks" is but another bonus from Slice-of-Spice for those who purchase the Lord Finesse Signature Seven Series. For the uninformed, real hip-hop is in effect. Turn it up.

Shouts to GG