Eprhyme's rhymes are smart and subtle, as he weaves together story-telling, social commentary, literary references and intricate wordplay to portray multi-dimensional perspectives on everything from spirituality to art history to the environment.
Production from Smoke of Oldominion is overflowing with tastefully textured beats, seductive synth lines and chopped-up live instrumentation from klezmer virtuosos The Erev Rav, middle eastern dance hall masters Electro Morocco and many others.
Guest lyricists include the Ghetto Dali Llama himself Labtekwon, African American Orthodox Jewish rap sensation Y-love and more.
The result is an uncanny mix of live/acoustic instrumentation, heavily processed digital madness, and earthbound-cosmic lyricism that once again sharpens the cutting edge. The lines have been blurred, genres forgotten, stereotypes seen through. The music speaks for itself. All you gotta do is listen.
Eprhyme makes his home in Brooklyn, NY, but creates most of his music in his old hometown Olympia, Wa.