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King FOE & Whygee

Dispensary Music is a compilation of soulful beats and political rhetoric that centers on the unprincipled use of drugs and an appreciation for marijuana, in particular. With beats by Kid Hum, TC Crook and Graffiti Dopeness, the soundscape is an artful example of the perfect producer/rapper collaboration. While an entire album devoted to the effects of drugs might seem tedious, there are plenty of thought-provoking moments to be found on tracks like "Raw Gird," in which King FOE and Whygee take a cold, hard look at the government's ongoing war on drugs. The two exhibit equally notable depth on other cuts, such as "Outside of My Mind," and display palpable chemistry together. Mixing gritty street swagger with melodic prose — and traditional hip-hop with even older elements of soul — Dispensary Music is an ideal pairing all the way around that's as complementary as it is intoxicating.

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