Eastern Medicine, Western Illness (CD)
Famed DJ and producer Preservation is a long-time collaborator of Yasiin Bey (fka Mos Def), forms one half of Dr. Yen Lo with Brooklyn emcee Ka, and has crafted tracks for artists like RZA, GZA, MF DOOM, Raekwon, Aesop Rock, KRS-One, Jean Grae, and many more. Now, Preservation is back with Eastern Medicine, Western Illness, a new album produced during his time living in Hong Kong. The project features an arsenal of top-tier lyricists, including Ka, Mach-Hommy, Your Old Droog, Roc Marciano, Quelle Chris, Navy Blue, Nickelus F, A.G., Billy Woods, and more. Sourced only from Chinese records, the album showcases some of the the best hip-hop talent from the West over sounds from the East, blending cultures and styles to create a potent musical elixir.
2. A Scholar’s Rock (feat. GrandeMarshall)
3. Money In The Wild (feat. Tree)
4. Rose Royce (feat. Quelle Chris)
5. I-78 / Capillaries (feat. Mach-Hommy)
6. Wan Chai (feat. Nickelus F)
7. North Bridge (feat. Navy Blue)
8. Lemon Rinds (feat. billy woods)
9. Medicine Drawer (feat. Roc Marciano)
10. Correspondence (feat. Your Old Droog and Mach-Hommy)
11. A Cure For The Common (feat. Ka)
12. Children Of Never (feat. A.G.)
13. Mouth Of A River (feat. Michelle Siu)
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