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2MX2

Case Study, the new album from the outfit formerly known as 20:12, finds the act experimenting with different types of hip-hop to see what resonates. From traditional boom bap to elements of dubstep to rock, the material is all over the place. As varied as the record's rhythm is, however, Role Pley and Juice El Tio Hugo keep it together, displaying an impressive range that we haven't heard from the duo previously. While it may take a few listens to absorb, Case Study is a rewarding project, and it will be interesting to see if 2012 indeed turns out to be 2MX2's year.

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Nicole Cormier