Little Brother, The Listening (White vinyl & bonus 7inch)  
Little Brother
The Listening (White vinyl & bonus 7inch)
USA 2xLP + 7inch 
Label: ABB
Reissue
Release Year: 2017
Style: Hip-Hop & R'n'B
 
  Tracks  
  1. Morning
2. For You
3. Speed
4. Whatever You Say
5. Make Me Hot
6. The Yo-Yo
7. Shorty on the Lookout
8. Love Joint Revisited
9. So Fabulous
10. The Way You Do It
11. Roy Lee, Producer Extraor
12. Away from Me
13. Nobody But You
14. Home
15. Nighttime Maneuvers
16. The Listening
Bonus 7”
1. Mr. Dream Merchant
2. Atari 2600
 
 

Now available on white vinyl!

“In Little Brother's music, the North Carolina group makes a specific point to highlight the more refined aspects of mid-'90s hip-hop. Basing its 2002 sound upon the foundation previously established by the likes of Pete Rock, A Tribe Called Quest, Jay Dee, and Black Star, Little Brother makes somewhat of a political statement by applying such standards to this modern age. The Listening does an exceptional job of proving that soulful meditations have indeed retained their traditional relevancy within the contemporary realms of rap. 9th Wonder's production leads the charge with distinct drum kicks pacing larger-than-life melodic samples, which are often enhanced with sultry female voice-overs. Meanwhile, Phonte and Big Pooh dig even deeper within the hip-hop vaults as they draw upon classic routines by the likes of Rakim, Slick Rick, and Audio 2 for their lyrical inspiration.

Whether engaged in storytelling, braggadocio, or simple reassurance, the rhyming duo complements 9th Wonder's varying shades of mood music with a consistent degree of skill and sincerity. The album both starts and finishes strongly, with "For You," "Speed," "Nighttime Maneuvers," and the title track serving as its most stellar moments. Despite its unavoidably derivative orientation, The Listening is a finely crafted musical document, composed by artists who want nothing more than to provide even just a glimpse of hip-hop purity within an ever-expanding maze of cultural deterioration.”

- Robert Gabriel, Allmusic.com
 
      Wish List  
  Price: CHF 33.00   Add to Cart  
  Releases of the same artist  
  Little Brother, The Listening  
Little Brother
The Listening
[ABB]
TIP  
USA 2xLP ex/ex Wish List
CHF 40.00 Add To Cart
 
  Little Brother, The Listening Instrumentals  
Little Brother
The Listening Instrumentals
[ABB]
USA 2xLP  Wish List
CHF 28.00 Restocking!
 
  Little Brother, Sinners  
Little Brother
Sinners
[Columbia]
USA 12inch  Wish List
CHF 5.00 Add To Cart
 
  Little Brother, Ain't Nobody Like Me  
Little Brother
Ain't Nobody Like Me
[Fastlife]
USA 12inch  Wish List
CHF 5.00 Add To Cart
 
  Little Brother, Good Clothes  
Little Brother
Good Clothes
[ABB]
USA 12inch  Wish List
CHF 8.00 Add To Cart
 
  Little Brother presents..., 9th Wonder Remixes Vol. 1  
Little Brother presents...
9th Wonder Remixes Vol. 1
[White]
USA EP  Wish List
CHF 26.00 Add To Cart
 
  Releases of the same label  
  427, Business deals  
427
Business deals
[ABB]
CHEAPO  
USA 12inch  Wish List
CHF 5.00 Add To Cart
 
  Amad Jamal, LA City  
Amad Jamal
LA City
[ABB]
USA 12inch  Wish List
CHF 15.00 Add To Cart
 
  Big Tone, The Drought  
Big Tone
The Drought
[ABB]
USA 2xLP  Wish List
CHF 29.00 Add To Cart
 
  Big Tone, What's Up (Intimacy)  
Big Tone
What's Up (Intimacy)
[ABB]
USA 12inch  Wish List
CHF 8.00 Add To Cart
 
  Billy the Kid, Say It Twice  
Billy the Kid
Say It Twice
[ABB]
USA 12inch  Wish List
CHF 5.00 Add To Cart
 
  Billy the Kid, The Unforgettable  
Billy the Kid
The Unforgettable
[ABB]
USA 12inch  Wish List
CHF 5.00 Add To Cart
 
  Cesar Comanche, Squirrel And The Aces  
Cesar Comanche
Squirrel And The Aces
[ABB]
TIP  
USA 2xLP  Wish List
CHF 29.00 Add To Cart
 
  Cesar Comanche, Up And Down  
Cesar Comanche
Up And Down
[ABB]
USA 12inch  Wish List
CHF 5.00 Add To Cart
 
  Cesar Comanche, Miss You - Remix  
Cesar Comanche
Miss You - Remix
[ABB]
USA 12inch  Wish List
CHF 5.00 Add To Cart
 
  Consequence, Turn Yaself In  
Consequence
Turn Yaself In
[ABB]
USA 12inch  Wish List
CHF 5.00 Add To Cart
 
  Defari, Smack Ya Face  
Defari
Smack Ya Face
[ABB]
USA 12inch ex/ex Wish List
CHF 8.00 Add To Cart
 
  Defari, Make My Own  
Defari
Make My Own
[ABB]
USA 12inch  Wish List
CHF 8.00 Add To Cart
 
  Defari, Bionic 2  
Defari
Bionic 2
[ABB]
USA 12inch ex/ex Wish List
CHF 15.00 Add To Cart
 
  Defari, Bottom Line  
Defari
Bottom Line
[ABB]
USA 12inch ex/ex Wish List
CHF 8.00 Add To Cart
 
  Dilated Peoples, The Platform  
Dilated Peoples
The Platform
[ABB]
USA 12inch  Wish List
CHF 18.00 Add To Cart
 
Alec Mansion
Alec Mansion
[Be With Records]
Alemayehu Eshete
Alteleyeshegnem
[Philophon]
Alex Puddu
The Mark Of The Devil (Ft. Edda Dell'Orso)
[Schema]
BBNG (BadBadNotGood)
Late Night Tales (180g 2LP+MP3+Poster/Gatefold)
[Late Night Tales]
Bell Telephunk
Love Vibrations
[Super Disco Edits]
Bro. Valentino
Stay Up Zimbabwe
[Analog Africa]
Finale & Fel Sweetenberg
Two Kings
[Efficienz]
Glen Adams
A Beat For You
[Jamwax]
Igo Levy
Soul Captive
[Jamwax]
Justin Carter & Eamon Harkin
Mister Saturday Night, Then & Now
[Mister Saturday Night]
King Tubby & The Aggrovators
Dubbing In The Back Yard
[Pressure Sounds]
Kutmah
TROBBB!
[Big Dada]
More Eats
Stiff Girl
[Big Cinema]
Nipsey Hustle
Crenshaw
[Omerta]
Phil Mison / Various Artists
Out Of The Blue
[Leng]
Senator Gary
They Are Dangerous
[Jamwax]
Shadow
D' Hardest
[Jamwax]
Steve Knight
Robber Man
[Jamwax]
Substantial
The Past Is Always The Present In The Future
[Hipnott Records]
Sun Ra
Singles Vol. 2 (Definitive 45s Collection 1952-91)
[Strut]
The Headhunters
God Made Me Funky
[Soul Brother]
True Persuaders
African Girl
[Jamwax]
True Persuaders
Economic Crisis
[Jamwax]
V/A
John Armstrong Pres. Afrobeat Brasil
[BBE Records]
Winston Francis
Venus
[Jamwax]
  1. Kendrick Lamar
DAMN.
 
  2. Andreas Hofer
Das Blut
 
  3. Onra
Chinoiseries Pt. 3
 
  4. Jonwayne
Rap Album Two
 
  5. Altin Gün
Doca Dünya
 
  6. Chance The Rapper
10 Day
 
  7. Francois Boulanger
Svit
 
  8. Garrett
Private Life
 
  9. Glen Adams
A Beat For You
 
  10. Igo Levy
Soul Captive