Los Musick & P.A.T. Louisiana’s Finest – “Melanin Child” from the album “About Time”
Los Musick & P.A.T. Louisiana’s Finest is a collaborative music project between two talented artists, who respectively hail from Port Arthur, Texas, and Opelousas, Louisiana. Los Musick is a versatile musician who has been involved in the music industry for many years, working with various artists and genres. He is a producer, songwriter, and composer who specializes in creating unique and eclectic sounds. P.A.T. Louisiana’s Finest is a rapper and songwriter who is known for his gritty, honest lyrics and smooth flow. He has released several successful albums and singles over the years, earning him a devoted fan base in Louisiana and beyond.
Together, Los Musick and P.A.T. have created a unique sound that blends elements of hip-hop, R&B, funk, and soul. Catchy hooks, powerful lyrics, and a strong sense of groove characterize their music.
In addition to their music, Los Musick and P.A.T. are actively involved in their local community, working to promote education and positive social change. Their music reflects their values and their commitment to making a positive impact in the world. They have released several collaborative albums and singles, with their latest project being the eight-track album “About Time”.
Los Musick & P.A.T. Louisiana’s Finest have always been all-rounders. The collaborative artists are perhaps the South’s leading independent rapper-producer duo, with their career run emphasizing versatility at every corner. The duo operate on complex flows, soulful vocals, and expansive rhythmic patterns propelling their words, which are powered by forceful mic control. “About Time” displays two artists willing to stretch, and willing to take risks.
The album is a sprawling modern classic that sees Los Musick & P.A.T. Louisiana’s Finest emerge fully and spectacularly formed as attention grabbing global artists. The tracks on the recording largely display their slick-talking, rap-heavy turns, as well as the earnest tenderness of old school soul. So much attention has been paid to the way things tessellate – it’s genuinely interesting.
“About Time” does in fact incorporate multiple genres including different aspects of R&B, inspired by 60’s soul, 70’s club groove, 90’s boom-bap as well as today’s indie scene. Los Musick & P.A.T. Louisiana’s Finest versatility is astounding.
Sonically the album beautifully flows together and is extremely pleasing to the ears. Between with the smooth and soulful opener “Catch Ya Breath”, and the subsequent “My Life”, the duo will quickly take listeners by surprise with their total versatility.
Los Musick & P.A.T. Louisiana’s Finest do not present an album of rappers who can also sing, or singers who can also rap. Here you can hear rappers who really can rap, and singers who really can sing.
This sensation is fortified as you move through the awesome “Patience” and the slowly throbbing “The Music”. The production on each song is just as impacting and impressive, weaving immersive soundscapes, which perfectly match the narratives and vocals.
“Too Much Fire” is awash in golden timbres and full-blooded textures. It is lush yet artfully edited, unforced yet deliberate, and unfolds like an overture. This is follows by the cinematic atmosphere of “Keep Praying”, which works off a tight balance of sustained raps and dark, soulful croons.
Los Musick & P.A.T. Louisiana’s Finest are shrewd enough in the design and construction of the music to prevent the amalgamation of all these elements from slipping into pastiche or kitsch.
The resonating “Pay Dem Dues” leads to “Melanin Child”, one of the finest tracks on the album. Constructed on a captivating melody, by a voice that mesmerizes with its rich soulful tones. The song is a perfect fit for Black History Month, as it reflects on the ongoing struggle for racial equality, while celebrating the diversity and richness of the black cultural heritage, which must be protected at all costs.
With “About Time”, Los Musick & P.A.T. Louisiana’s Finest delivers a record that has longevity and showcases their virtuous songwriting, performances, and production in every track.
Album Streams/Download: https://orcd.co/abouttimelp
Socials: @instapat & @losmusick