Today, multi-talented Compton rapper and Grammy nominated producer Problem debuts his new album Coffee & Kush Vol 1 releasing via Diamond Lane Music Group/Rostrum Records. The 10-track project was executive produced by Terrace Martin [Kendrick Lamar, Travis Scott, Snoop Dogg] and features additional production from Mike & Keys, 1500 or Nothin’ and newcomers Miles Rose & DJ Kai. Along with the album, Problem introduces a Joshy Gonz directed music video for his insightful album track “Where I Come From.” Enjoy this audio stream below after the jump and please share this with friends.
Problem says, “This one feels different…musically, physically, mentally, sonically, financially. In every way possible. This is just the beginning. ️”
ABC News recently featured Problem in a special report about inspiring hope and just doing what’s right for his hometown of Compton. “We do a lot of focusing on what’s wrong in the city and I just want to stop that,” said Problem. “I want to just start giving the community hope. And I see so much room for growth.” Starting with Compton’s own frontline medical workers, Problem will be showing his appreciation with free coffee from his Green Hour Coffee delivery service.
Coffee & Kush Vol 1 features the poignant Nipsey Hussle tribute “Janet Freestyle (Remix)” produced by Nipsey’s in-house production team and Grammy-nominated Mike & Keys that premiered earlier this month on Complex. “I originally recorded the song alone on my balcony to the beat from Janet Jackson’s ‘Got ‘till It’s Gone’, explains Problem. “Then I played it for Mike & Keys and it immediately struck a nerve in them. So they added their magic to flip it for this tribute.” Problem released his original J Dilla version of the track as an Instagram exclusive and received a nod and approval from the legendary Ms. Janet Jackson herself.
Coffee & Kush Vol 1 Tracklist:
1) Coffee & Kush – prod by Miles Rose, DJ Kai
2) Where I Come From – prod by Miles Rose, DJ Kai
3) Top of the Top – prod by Miles Rose, DJ Kai
4) Janet Freestyle (Remix) – prob by Mike & Keys, E Dan
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