(1996, Jive)

Another album that fits into the bracket of albums that were not much loved but to whom history has been more than kind. Darker in tone, more serious than Midnight Marauders and, yes, with far fewer true classics than their previous albums, Beats… has aged like a fine wine, its afrofuturist gloom compelling in hindsight.

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