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There's been a resurgence of hip hop that eschews the standard trope of an obvious sample and an R&B chorus, and we're all for that. Our latest discovery is Angry Blackmen's new single "PROTOCOL!" At just over two minutes, the song has more in common with punk than mainstream hip hop. The music isn't exactly as rough as early hip hop, but it's not quite smooth either. It's a harsh yet mellow electronic burst with industrial sounding beats. This blends with the two members of Angry Blackmen's flow: They're laid back but intense.
You can watch the video for "PROTOCOL!" below. HEADSHOTS!, the new album from Angry Blackmen, is available now via Deathbomb Arc. You can get a copy at the label's Bandcamp. For more on Angry Blackmen, check out the artist's Facebook and Twitter.