The Underachievers — “Melody Of The Free”
In one of rap’s overlooked storylines from this past summer, Brooklyn duo The Underachievers hooked up with Lex for their newest project, The Lords Of Flatbush. Lex handles the production on six of the eight tracks, with “Melody Of The Free,” standing alone as the tape’s real crown jewel.
Channeling No I.D., Luger blends a smooth jazz sample with choir samples and mellow West Coast synths for a sky-clearing moment of pacifist brilliance. Heaven’s gate-opening up music.