Whoever edited the closing credits for Percee P‘s “Mastered Craftsman” video seems to have found it improbable that the Bronx-native has really been rapping since 1979, crediting the lethal lyricist for only 23 of his 33 years on the mic. Even so, “Mastered Craftsman” might even be an understatement for a man with a third of a century’s experience in his field. What Percival shows us on this one is that he’s got that parking lot cypher deeply engrained in him– and that he knows how to chop the head right off those Madlib rattlesnake-drums.
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