Producer Stllegend (a.k.a. Charles Purnell) just posted a bunch of tracks he had lying around as the Soundcloud Leftovers EP. You can download it for free on Bandcamp. Purnell is an encyclopedic hip-hop fan, St. Louis and otherwise, so we thought we'd ask which rappers, logistics and practicality aside, he could see nailing these things. He says he doesn't produce with particular MCs in mind, but he agreed to dream up a few perfect matches, local or national, for a couple of the new tracks.
Delightful I'd say Ghostface or Raekwon on this one. There presence and extensive vocabulary would really make this track pop.
Slower Confusion This is going to sound weird, but Rockwell Knuckles would be nuts on this one. He's one of the few MC's I could hear keeping with up with changes and just doing something completely different.
Lay Around on a Sunday Someone with a sense of humor could do well on this track. I could hear Joe Budden, Sean Price or Vandalyzm spiting something really funny. Camp Lo could kill this as well now that I think about it.
My DD I could hear an artist from Detroit on this track. This is one I would love to hear Elzhi or Royce Da 5'9".
T's Rushing Drums I could hear a very technical MC on this track. Prince Ea or Nato Caliph would be good on this one.
Epicness This beat is very much about making a large impression. Someone who could bring the braggadocio like Rick Ross, Sean Price or Killer Mike would be good fit for this track.