Despite being a legendary producer and one of the founding members of the veteranÂ Diggin' In the Crates (D.I.T.C.) collective, Diamond D has not released a production compilation album, until now. Today the producer delivers his first such effort, The Diam Piece, jam-packed with appearances fromÂ Pete Rock, Talib Kweli, Skyzoo, Rapsody,Â Fat Joe, TheÂ Alchemist, Pharaohe Monch, Nottz,Â Kurupt, Guilty SimpsonÂ and more.Â With the album's official release today, Diamond D has sent over a leak off the LP to stream, "Where's The Love," featuring Talib Kweli, Elzhi and Skyzoo.
As for the compilation, Diamond D says,Â "I wanted to make a classic sounding project with some of my favorite iconic and new MC's." Does he achieve his goal? Let us know what you think.Â
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These wack questions get flipped back on themÂ interviewers
They like describe yourself
I'm like that's your job,
Ain't you a scribe yourself?
These niggas lazy guy
We stay involved, we off the books like librarians
Then beef like vegetarians, civilized and barbarians