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Tuesday, June 10, 2008

CD Review: Michael Lynche - Michael Lynche

Michael Lynche - Michael Lynche
2008, Hood Famous Music

This is new old-school hip-hop funk. Bringing a musical style and sound perfect by none other than Prince himself, Michael Lynche has constructed one of the most delightful hip-hop/funk/pop albums of 2008. This music is a reason to revisit the genre if you're not generally into it. Michael Lynche crosses the traditional lines of R&B/hip-hop and the results are glorious.

Michael Lynche has a rhythm all its own. Mr. Lynche represents a strong sense of humor, excellent lyrical sense a willingness to delve into sounds that are actually drawn from real instruments. Highlights are Heat Or Paranoia, Southern Belle, Nigarachi, and a reverential cover of Bill Withers' Ain't No Sunshine.

Whether Michael Lynche gets much national attention is anyone's guess, but this is some of the most imaginative, creative and original hip-hop I've come across in some time. I offer a very strong recommendation!

Rating: 4 Stars (Out of 5)

You can learn more about Michael Lynche at I could find no indication online that Michael Lynche has been released yet, so keep checking at My. Lynche's website for a release date!

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