Is it the moment when little bro shines as brightly as big bro? Well, it’s a start. On this soulful “Get Down,” Illa J is joined by Detroit legend Amp Fiddler on the hook. Amp Fiddler’s contributions to the music industry are vast, having worked with some of the biggest names in the business, including Prince, Moodymann, Talib Kweli, and J Dilla. Speaking of J Dilla, it’s factual information that Amp Fiddler is credited with introducing Illa J’s older brother to the Akai MPC in the ’90s. That revolutionary moment changed the direction of music forever.
But let’s get back to Illa J’s lyrical prowess. In “Get Down,” John’s playful style and delivery are on full display as he runs through various aliases from JohnClef to JohnDWayne. With this track, Illa J showcases his musical versatility and gives listeners a glimpse into his world and creative processes. As the chorus says: “They Don’t Know,” and this is your chance to find out.
If you’re a fan of Illa J, don’t miss the chance to pre-order No Traffic (BBE Music). And if you’re new to his music, “Get Down” is the perfect introduction to this talented artist. Finally, you can rest assured that this track is mastered with love by the Carvery Studios. So what are you waiting for? Get down with Illa J and Amp Fiddler today!