01. Talkin’ To Myself (feat. BeMyFiasco) 02. Sightseeing* (feat. Pirahnahead & Diviniti) 03. The Ride (feat. Sy Smith, Black Milk & Elzhi) 04. Blackout 05. I Love The Way (feat. Omar) 06. Hold My Hand* (feat. Darien Brockington, Muhsinah & Phonte) 07. Northland (feat. DJ Dez) 08. Connected (feat. Josh Milan) 09. Epilogue*
Produced by Zo! & Tall Black Guy *Produced by Zo! & Tall Black Guy & Phonte Recorded by Zo! & Tall Black Guy at East Wing Studios, Silver Spring, MD Mixed by Zo! & Phonte Mastered by Chris Boerner at The Burlap Palace Artwork by Rachel Stewart Layout & Design by Chris Charles
Just as the pandemic was beginning to shut everything down back in March of 2020, Donnie Seals of Digife captured Tall Black Guy and I creating and recording in the studio for three consecutive days. We were working through sessions and material that would result in our album, Abstractions.
In this third and FINAL episode, take a glance behind the scenes and observe how we joined creative forces to put together what would become our opening track (and first single), “Talkin’ To Myself” featuring BeMyFiasco.
BeMyFiasco – “Caramel” (L. Ferguson, B. Rodriguez) Produced by Zo! & Tigallo All Vocals by BeMyFiasco All Instruments by Zo! Add’l Handclaps by Leslie Ferguson Mixed by Phonte Coleman Mastered by Chris Boerner Chapter 3hree, Verse 5ive Music (BMI)/BeMyPublishing (ASCAP)
Real quick, for all my Instagram folks!! I want to let you know that my good brother Tall Black Guy and I will be on IG Live, Tuesday June 1st at 9pm EST talking ALL things Abstractions!! Everything from the artists we decided to collaborate with, to the process and breaking down each track on the album. Should be a really fun time AND it’ll be over early enough so that you’re not tired for work the next morning. lol
Just as the pandemic was beginning to shut everything down back in March of 2020, Donnie Seals of Digife captured Tall Black Guy and I creating and recording in the studio for three consecutive days. We were working through sessions and material that would result in our first collaborative album, Abstractions.
Take a glance behind the scenes at how we work together, our process and how we joined creative forces in episode two of three.
If you happen to check the documentary In Our Mothers’ Gardens via Netflix, you miiiight run into some familiar music in the form of “Greater Than The Sun” (feat. Phonte). Completely honored to have our music serve as a partial storytelling backdrop in this wonderful celebration of Black women. RUNNIT!
Was a pleasure to sit down and literally catch up with my dude Shawn “Thunder” Wallace who I’ve known almost 20 years now… INCREDIBLE musician and person. We spoke about everything from my background, to left vs. right hand dominance, favorite tour highlights, all the way to the shift our lives have taken as a result of this current pandemic. Dope conversation, check it out…