Kamachi - Cult Status
by Brian Kayser
has been killing mics for awhile, but he's never had the official solo
album out that really got pushed. All that's changing now with "Cult
Status," which is being released through Eastern Conference and
Good Hands Records. The production on "Cult Status" is dirty
and grimy, which is perfect for Kamachi's rugged flow.
single was killing it on the college radio circuit. "The Best,"
which features Guru, has Mr. Baldhead Slick getting rediculously outshined
by Kamachi, who sounds a lot hungrier over the head-nodding DJ Kwestion
beat. "Cult Status" lets you know you're in for a trip from
the jump with "1st Lecture" which has Kamachi opening the
album with the lines "I'm live from the internal regions, I'm here
for eternal reasons, These classics I'm breathing when I die, don't
casket the heathen." Kamachi's lines are not ones you can breeze
through. I've had to listen to songs a few times to catch everything,
and that's what I like. Albums that put everything out there in a dumbed-down
version are boring and have no playback value.
Music" features JuJu Mob member Charon Don and it's one of the
best cuts on the album. E.Dan and DJ Huggy killed the beat. Another
JuJu Mob member that gets shine is Reef the Lost Cauze, who won the
End of the Weak MC Challenge at the 2004 Rocksteady. "Liberated
Wax" is another banger that shows why Kamachi's album is gonna
be one of the best Hip Hop releases of 2004.