From Lil B to Main Attrakionz to the Jealous Guys, Bay Area rappers deserve a medal for their stellar production choices. Sure, a lot of them might be using the same washed-out, fuzzy, ethereal approach, but why argue against something that works this well and sounds this good?
The Jealous Guys, who dropped a free album earlier this year, are readying a new EP, Audio Book, with production solely from Jeremy “Zodiac” Rose. He apparently used to produce for the Weeknd, which makes sense once you hear Audio Book lead single “Genesis.” The beat is sparse, textured, and dark, which helps it fit the lyrics and the song’s video like a glove.
You can download and stream the track below.