Why is now the perfect time to drop the Series Premiere?
Dan-e-o: One of the reasons we're called Perfeck Strangers is that we're both perfectionists; we were hooking up twice a week writing tracks and that was the easy and fun part. The reason the album is coming out now is that the writing and recording process was so quick, it was all the little things: we've since secured distribution and management, mixed it and remixed and did different photo shoots as well. Everything that we did for this album was to make a perfect type of project that we both feel 100-percent, double thumbs up about.
One gets the vibe from the album that today's hip-hop needs a more classic approach. Would you agree?
Promise: That's definitely the vibe, especially with our single, "Come Back Home." We're kind of going around looking for hip-hop and asking it to come back home, "it's been a while since we've heard from you"-type thing.
How would you describe the sound? What vibe were you going for?
Dan-e-o: We come from two different backgrounds: I grew up being that hardened battle MC and street rapper, whereas P comes from a more soulful background. Meshing our musical tastes is what makes the sound of a Perfeck Strangers record. It's music that comes from the heart and is substance heavy.
Read a review of Series Premiere here.
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