Above the clouds

by Phoniks x Raashan Ahmad

/
  • Streaming + Download

    Includes high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more. Paying supporters also get unlimited streaming via the free Bandcamp app.
    Purchasable with gift card

      name your price

     

1.
2.
3.
4.
Touchdown 03:26
5.
6.
The Block 02:42
7.

about

The "Above The Clouds" EP is the collaborative release from emcee Raashan Ahmad and Portland, ME hip hop producer Phoniks. Its infectious combination of electric piano loops, filtered basslines, and lively drum breaks lay the backbone as Raashan exhibits his natural groove as an emcee masterfully over the project's 7 cuts. Positive lyricism and jazzy soundscapes invoke memories of artists like A Tribe Called Quest and De La Soul while featured emcees such as Virginia's Awon, Chicago's MC ADaD and Slimkid3 of legendary hip-hop group The Pharcyde each bring their own unique rhyme style to balance the sonic palette. All these factors lead to a jazzed-out, feel-good project that is both relatable and refreshing, perfect to digest on a sunny afternoon cruise this summer.

credits

released April 11, 2016

Cover Photography by Benjamin Moody
Lyrics/Vocal Engineering by Raashan Ahmad
Production/Mixing/Artwork by Phoniks

license

all rights reserved

tags

about

Raashan Ahmad Santa Fe, New Mexico

Raashan Ahmad is an MC/Poet with a thriving career. He has garnered critical acclaim from worldwide press. Raashan’s albums have garnered worldwide attention and earned him the admiration of fans as he has toured feverishly throughout North America, Europe, Japan, Australia, and Brazil. ... more

contact / help

Contact Raashan Ahmad

Streaming and
Download help

Redeem code

Report this album or account

If you like Above the clouds, you may also like: