For an in-demand producer like Madlib, it might not be good business to give some of his most stunning beats to a relatively unknown group, but Jackson is brilliant enough to elevate Strong Arm Steady to the level of cult heroes.
From a purely instrumental standpoint, this album is the equal of the Beastie Boys' Paul's Boutique, but without the recognizable hooks--every sound here is ultra-obscure and the more entertaining for it.
Madlib did an awesome job on the production of the album. I'm so happy that I discovered the album. This is an example of true Hip-Hop. For some reason, the track "Two Pistols" is one of the most played songs on my ipod. Good Job on the album!…Full Review »