After the unanimously praised ONE/THREE album, the sound of Dabrye (AKA Tadd Mullinix) permutated into its most distinctive form for the “Game Over” single, a head-nodding concoction of handmade sub-bass kicks and soaring drones anchored by vocals from Jay Dee (AKA J Dilla) and Phat Kat.

“Air” is the second and lead-in single from TWO/THREE, offering up a killer combination of crime-thriller synth ascensions and shuffling percussive whacks behind the words of shit-hot lyricist Doom, who gets self-reflexive in a sharp flow about the creation of the track itself, continuing the themes of identity and integrity that have guided his career.

Backed by a gutteral remix by Dabrye himself, “Air” is set to be a standout single, balancing the lyrical dexterity of one of hip-hop’s most revered MCs against the unabashed analog sounds of a producer whose future notoriety is all but certain.

About Dabrye

Tadd Mullinix created his Dabrye alias in the late 90s as a hip-hop alter ego, a sonic wildstyle that weaved together the laid back vibes of midwestern hip-hop and east coast boom bap, the futuris...check out Dabrye's page and other releases

  • Ghostly International
  • GI-49
  • formats:
  • 12"/Digital
  • release date:
  • July 7, 2006
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1Air [Album Version Feat. Doom]
2Air [Instrumental]
3Air [a cappella Feat. Doom]
4 Air (Air Remix) [Feat. Doom]
5 Air (Air Remix) [Instrumental]
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