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Baby Stone Gorillas Releases ‘The Military’ Mixtape




Source: Audible Treats

Serving sizzling slices of funked-up L.A. street rap straight from the Baldwin Village jungles, Baby Stone Gorillas are their city’s hottest rap crew. Mounting up for a 23-track effort that bursts with inventive chemistry and fresh styles, the four-man group shares The Militarytheir second full-length mixtape. The new mixtape refines the group’s hard-hitting West Coast sound, its glossy textures, funk-forward rhythms, and boosted bass adding emphasis to quartet’s raw lyricism. The only voices you’ll hear on the album belong to the Gorillas themselves–who shoulder the full trackload without outside features–allowing plenty of opportunity for each of the four rappers to show off their distinct styles.

Sparkplug EKillaOffDaBlocck lights tracks aflame with his energetic, snarling delivery; Top5ivee brings his effortlessly cool flow and devious wordplay; P4K‘s syllable-rich, laid-back bars draw from L.A.’s rich street rap tradition; and 5Much uses the opportunity to show off his distinctive flow and unconventional melodies, taking the lead on hooks for songs like the recent single WOP. The new mixtape is home to the recent single Block Benders,” plus new highlights like mischievous, piano-led “Slide On Em,” the provocative and infectious “We Love Opp Hoes,” and the luscious “Koldest Addiction.” With production from West Coast mainstays like RonRonTheProducerJuneonnabeat, and more, The Military is available everywhere via Park Money Records / EMPIRE.

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