Myke Murder drops the official self directed video to one of my personal favorites off his recent album "Sheeple". Major media consumes the airwaves with this stuff & Mr. Murder is here alongside xXxTomahawkxXx to give citizens a view behind the scenes!
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|2012 has been quite a year from Detroit's own Myke Murder! Announcing today that he has just finished recording with St. Louis's "Make Smart Cool" innovator Prince Ea (who just went viral on another video titled "Smoking Weed With the President") Myke is keeping up the MURDERCORP.© momentum with his first post-Sheeple single titled "Logos". Listen to it here, and stay tuned for big things coming from this guy.|
A look at the tracklist before playing “Sheeple”& you can already get an idea of what emcee Myke Murder is going to speak about for the next a fifty minutes or so. Speak he does – for all but one feature from MNSTR the album is solely Mr. Murder from the opening track $laves to the albums finale G.O.D. (Gold, Oil, Drugs). Myke Murder has often elaborated on the topics America loves to ignore & this time around he delves in through an album that sounds more polished than his past releases. That's not to say I didn't enjoy the previous music from within the labs of Murdercorp. – it's the fact I've heard so much of Myke Murder's music to realize that Sheeple upon listening plays like the fine tuned result of steadily grinding & improving upon each release.
From over-controlling media & government, the effects of a consumer driven society, & even a track for the ladies via Murdercorp Radio with FRESHTILDEVTH Myke isn't afraid to tell you what's on his mind. A variety of great verses came from standout tracks like $laves, It's Propaganda ft. MNSTR, Release, Illusions, to tracks like American Nightmare & Black Mirror which space you out with intense instrumentals. When it comes to the production aspect of Sheeple the album partly produced by Murder himself as well such producers as BEATG33KZ, Tristan, Tele-K, Johnny Juliano, Allrounda Beats, Anno Domini, Yung Exclusive &
R ▲ ╦ $ ╦ ▲ X showcases Myke's skill at choosing beats that match his abilities. One which is his ability mimic the whole industry hook vibe & create extremely catchy songs that instead actually have some meaning or message behind them. A message is exactly what Myke is trying to get through to the “Sheeple” out there. The only question I have is how many are too late to be saved? Nearly a week of listening to Sheeple – & still it is in heavy rotation. A feat that well listening through hundreds of songs a week sometimes is hard to come by for a hip hop blogger.
If you haven't heard of Murdercorp or Myke Murder Sheeple provides a perfect starting point! Sure to offend some in what becomes a backdrop for controversial discussion & open the eyes of some of those very “Sheeple” at the same time listen below & maybe you will start wondering ….what exactly is going on in this wild, wild world..
Most of the time rap albums rant and rave about the fame of the game, the lap of luxury, and blunts and hoes. But once in a while an album comes along that makes you feel great unease at the current state of everything.
It looks like in 2012, that album is going to be Myke Murder's "Sheeple". Sheeple is a 16 track rap fury, with instrumental backdrops set by beat makers from around the United States, along with a handful of productions from Mr. Murder(corp) as well.
Sheeple sets the “murder-corporate” atmosphere quickly, taking the listener on a journey through the capitalistic entity known as America. Myke (no stranger to the scene) appears as a reluctant set of eyes to the neighborhood watch, so to speak, carefully reporting the tragedies of reality as they unfold.
Inside the message of desperation for the future, is a beacon of hope. Myke reminds listeners that they are not alone in this battle, and that together we have strength. As you listen through, you find that as with everything, there is a balance to the madness.
As we’ve come to expect from MURDERCORP.© products, many tracks like “$laves”, “Rise Up”, and “G.O.D. (Gold, Oil, Drugs)” speak heavily on the current declining state of the nation, as well as the uneducation of youth, and political propaganda.
This is in high contrast to songs such as “Copycat”, “Watch Ur Mouth” and “FRESHTILDEVTH” which cleverly (and often satirically) take stabs at other current affairs and recent emcees.
However it’s not all just politics and professional punk-ing…Songs like “Release’’,“Black Mirror”, and “Project Shadow” show a more personal, emotional side of Myke that is often overshadowed by his intense political imagery.
Other tracks like “Vandals & Hooligans”, “Quiet Weapons”, “Illusions”, and “American Nightmare” are in classes all of their own. Creating an entirely new school of thought and music for growing revolutionaries, Murder takes head of the ranks.
If there’s one thing this album definitely doesn’t lack, its diverse styles and a meaningful message. Isn’t this what we’ve been asking for in music since the likes of Gaga and Beiber?
All this comes neatly dressed in a suit and tie, smiling, and ready to shake your hand.
MURDERCORP.© is growing.
SHEEPLE DROPS 07/04/12
FULL ALBUM REVIEW COMING SOON
MORE MUSIC AT MykeMurder.bandcamp.com
Self directed, self edited & surely to make you feel guilty for spending too much time on the damn computer comes Myke Murder's "This Is Your Life Speaking" However...that's not such a bad thing as MURDERCORP.©'s main spokesperson drops these dope visuals alongside his lyrical social commentary.
Featuring animation from a video banned in thirteen different countries Myke Murder verses us in "Thought Blockers" from his "Kill Your Tv Vol. 2" The dark but eye opening video meshes well with the message & is a dope experiance.