Sometimes the best way to contribute is to ignore the times and just write something simple that makes sense. Enter The Book of I. As Anomolie describes it in "Knuckles Pt. 2," it's "hip-hop that don't stop/Like bad brake pads." A who's who of Cleveland's progressive hip-hop underground -- Joe Minadeo and Corey Farrow of Akron's Beatmakers 913, Phatburner of Cleveland's Protoculture Crew, and Ill Advice from Lorain's Play Havoc -- produced the disc, wrapping Victorian woodwinds, '50s strings, and '60s jazz around Iyan's unflappable flow.
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