Masta Ace & MF DOOM - MA DOOM : Son Of Yvonne [2 x LP]


Regular price £19.25 (£23.10 Inc VAT)

Release Date: 26th March 2021

Produced entirely by MF DOOM - Following the success of two collaborative releases (EMC “The Show”/2008 and Ace & Edo G “Arts & Entertainment” /2009), Masta Ace joins forces with the metal faced MF Doom for Son of Yvonne, a highly personal concept album that celebrates the life and legacy of Ace’s recently departed Mother. Like his 2004 landmark Disposable Arts, Son of Yvonne is meticulously constructed with stories, settings, and characters that resonate with flesh and bone humanity. Interstitial vignettes provide a thematic backbone to the experience, and each track complements and completes the previous to form a narrative whole: a sometimes visceral, sometimes nostalgic slice of Ace’s young life in Brownsville, Brooklyn.Entirely underscored by MF Doom’s iconic Special Herbs instrumentals, Son of Yvonne features the Juice Crew general Big Daddy Kane, new comers Pav Bundy (The Bundies), Reggie B and even MF Doom on the mic. It’s Masta Ace’s no frills flow, however, that looms largest above the dusty samples and digger loops that define Doom’s production. Ace’s photo-realistic rhymes about stick-up kids, spraycan artists and wack emcees add extra gravity to his already celebrated reputation as “truly an under-appreciated rap veteran andunderground luminary” (Allmusic Guide). Like Eminem recalls in his 2008 autobiography The Way I Am, “Masta Ace had amazing storytelling skills. His thoughts were so vivid.”

A1. DJ Ski's Intro
A2. Ninteen Seventy Something
A3. Son Of Yvonne
B1. Da Pro
B2. Store Frontin
B3. Me & My Gang
B4. Crush Hour feat Pav Bundy
C1. Think I Am feat Big Daddy Kane & MF Doom
C2. Fresh Fest Reggie B
C3. Hoe-Tel-leftovers
C4. Slow Down
D1. Home Sweet Home feat Pav Bundy
D2. Dedication
D3. I Did It
D4. In Da Spot feat Milani The Artis
D5. Outtakes