Check out the Times’ thorough review of the artist and also a full sampling of their upcoming tracks. Looks fun.
It’s a varied affair that may or may not sound like “hiphop” to the average listener. There’s cutesy reggae (“Cruz”), aerobics-paced synth-pop (“New People”), and one minimalist experiment with tribal drums. No offense to the rhymes—which swing more than on previous Scholars releases—but “OOF!” is all about the beats.