The Stuyvesants – Brooklyn’s Finest

Let me start off by saying I know both of these guys personally.  Darien Victor Birks runs one of my favorite blogs out there, flwrpt.  As you can probably tell from the subject matter on said blog, his record collection is not to be f*cked with.  And Allan Cole (aka Algorhythm) is a graphic designer / producer.  Both of them are Brooklyn residents, such as myself.  How they managed to keep this under wraps for a year is beyond me.  But it was great to discover this today. 

Together, Darien and Allen are known as The Stuyvesants.  It’s projects like this that make me warm and all fuzzy inside.  It’s material like this that make me happy I started this blog.  There will always been a natural marriage between music and art.  It’s like peanut butter and jelly.  The inspiration and mission statement behind this is pretty no-nonsense and to-the-point (much like the borough they reside in)…

The two wanted to work together on a project where they could incorporate several of their talents, related to music and design. They wanted to do this under a moniker that would pay homage to the ’70s. The collaboration allowed them to do four major things — design, beat dig, produce amazing music, and simply have fun.

Sample the album below and download it FOR FREE via the link under the player.

DOWNLOAD | The Stuyvesants – Brooklyn’s Finest

p.s. Another BK resident homie-o’-mine Antonie (of IHMDJ! fame) aka Mr. Day Job was so moved by these instrumentals that he decided to lace the title track w/ some bars painting a vibrant picture of everyday life in Bed-Stuy.  The funny thing is this guy isn’t even a rapper and is rappin’ better than most of these so-called emcees.  Just sayin’.  Download it here.


This is cool….try to visit my website…

Malentz added these pithy words on Jun 09 10 at 10:27 pm

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