Shad is definitely one of the illest slept on emcees dwelling in the space just above the underground, yet far too “conscious” to find a home in the mainstream. As with all of his tracks, Shad delivers percussive lyricism with precise timing and a bitter poignancy. I would put this dude up against anyone creating music right now, and perhaps that is a bit ironic as I review Peace, which might find such a battle-esque claim uncalled for. Shad is currently working on mixing down his next album, and this track was cut from the album, meaning that we are in for some phenomenal music from the north-of-the-border emcee. I’m on my 5th listen and still trying to soak it all up… Listen. Meditate. Share.
Peace and Love,