Saturday, 26 May 2012
The Expert - Neckbreakers Beat Tape
Messiah J & The Expert are a two-piece band that have released three albums since 2003. They have supported the likes of Public Enemy, Nas, De La Soul, Gangstarr, Ghostface Killah, Aesop Rock, The Pharcyde & Xzibit amongst others. They have been twice nominated for The Choice Music Prize and twice nominated for the Meteors (The Irish version of the Grammys), most recently in the category of 'Best Irish Album' for their latest, and most lauded long-player, 'From The Word Go'. The Expert’s production style is rooted in the golden era of the mid 90’s influenced by Rza, DJ Premier, Pete Rock, Large Professor and Da Beatminerz.
Neckbreakers is a seven track beat tape journey that forces you to nod your head from start to finish. The EP is produced by The Expert who has been making beats for over fifteen years mainly for his band Messiah J & The Expert. He has also worked with C-Rayz Walz, Sleep of Old Dominion and has played shows with Public Enemy, De La Soul, Nas, Gangstarr, The Pharcyde, Ghostface Killah, Talib Kweli and Aesop Rock amongst others. This is his first foray into the beat tape world.
You can download The Expert – Neckbreakers beat tape here: