Philly emcee Kareem Idris released a dope album last week called “The Year In White”. The album if packed with boom bap, HipHop/Jazz beats and lots of knowledge of self inspired bars. We really like a lot of the joints on this album but one of our favorite’s is “I’m So Philly”. In the song Kareem does a really descriptive summary on Philly life. The beat is crafted by Chem Czar who chops up the jazzy piano loop nicely. THIS IS HIPHOP!!
Be sure to check out the rest of “The Year In White” Kareem drops lots of jewels on the this album
“This Album was created and compiled during my year as an Iyawo. We give thanks to the Egun and the Orisha for their blessing and assistance. Ase” ~Kareem Idris
About Kareem Idris:
A native of Philadelphia, ” The City of Brotherly Love”, Idris has made maleable the unique and rich sounds embedded in Philadelphia’s priceless history of jazz , soul, and hip hop. The Year In White is Idris’ 1st Studio release, making it a pivotal work due to its release during his Iyawo year as an initiated priest in the Lukumi Tradition. A contribution of Vivid stories and lyricism.