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Oh No – Ethiopium

Oh No – Ethiopium

ohnoethio Oh No (that’s Madlib’s brother) follows up 2007’s brilliant instrumental album Dr. No’s Oxperiment with an album of all Ethiopian samples. With the hip-hop album of the year Mos Def’s The Ecstatic littered with Eastern samples, is 2009 the year of the East for hip-hop?

The album is out this month through Stones Here’s a snippets mix from Oh No himself of the release.

Oh No – Ethiopian Snippets Mix

Here’s the brilliant ‘Heavy’ from from Dr. No’s Oxperiment which was incidentally used as the basis for the ‘Supermagic’ on The Ecstatic.

Oh No – Heavy