Black American Idol Pt. 1 feat. Marcel P. Black (Prod. by AWNP Beats)

by Mr. J'ai and Marcel P. Black

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"Black American Idol" is the State of the Union Address for the hip hop community. Mr. J’ai and Marcel P. Black unite to discuss the music’s impact on the Black community in America, problems, and solutions in hip hop music through straight forward, heartfelt rapping. Sonically, "Black American Idol" features a rugged, hard-core beat and shades of a Public Enemy-styled anthem without the hooks and chants. The back to back lyrical performances of each emcee sounds like a battle, but the song actually represents an intellectual debate on issues most mainstream rappers are afraid to discuss on a record. Mr. J’ai says, “The whole concept focuses on the elements many rappers glorify and the way listeners are mislead (specifically our children). As leaders, we have the power to change these perceptions and refocus our priorities. Rap music is powerful, everyone wants a part in it, but never sell your soul to become a Black American Idol.”

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released March 28, 2016
Produced by: AWNP Beats
Written by: Aubrey "Mr. J'ai" Jones and Marcel P. Black

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Mr. J'ai Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Between 2002-2004, Mr. J'ai and Good Friend recorded several rap studio sessions for various hip hop projects in small studios between Baton Rouge and New Orleans, LA. The two emcees developed a knack for smooth flows and trading catchy lines while maintaining premium lyricism in a charismatic manner.
ColFlo began as an experimental project that never reached hip hop connoisseurs until now.
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