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Count Bass D & Insight: The Risk Takers

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    When the telluric rap from Boston's producer & MC Insight meets the aerials flow and production of Count Bass D, the result is "The Risk Takers". A 100% Hip-Hop album, created as a free exercise, where the only concern is to get the best of one's self, without constraint. Just music, but good music , this is the simple message implied by "The Risk Takers".

    A direct music, instinctive, without emphasis, is the common denominator which has lead those artists all along their career. But the convergence doesn't stop here: both share a certain sense of independence and ability to produce and rap. "This album looked like an evidence for both of us, I knew the work of Insight , long before I met him. It's definitely a person who appeals to new perspectives which are going far beyond the music. He's the kind of man who is able to produce a killer beat and in the meantime program apps to make music on your iPhone. Our collaboration is born on this abundance of ideas." Says Count Bass D to portray Insight and the genesis of this album.

    "The Risk Takers" celebrates the style of two MC's & Producers, in a mood of positive emulation. "The Risk Takers" doesn't care about mainstream as much as underground. "Those terms are both overworked. They are the reverses of the same piece. Underground is doing the same calculation than the mainstream with its scenes, tags, cliches. We wanted to escape from that. Escape from the revival Rap Jazzy as well as academic Boom Bap which copies the 95-96 years or the muscular "white trash" underground rap. For the last, it might have been difficult, since we are both black..."

    So, exit the classic formulas, Count Bass D & Insight have favored a more subtle universe. The tracks are mixed and self-sufficient, showing on different strokes various atmospheres and moods. We can find here what made us thrill on the first Pharcyde or Deltron 3030. An innocence and a certain Hip-Hop classicism which paradoxically get the agreement of all and overtake the divides of the genre. Maybe this is what means having style and brio.

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    1. Which One (Remix)
    Producers: Insight
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    2. War
    Producers: Insight
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    3. In Change
    Producers: Insight
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    4. Risk Taker
    Producers: Insight
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    5. Not My Style
    Producers: Insight
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    6. Sight Boom Blam (Instrolude)
    Producers: Insight
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    7. Snakes
    Producers: Insight
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    8. King Of Life (Instrolude)
    Producers: Count Bass D
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    9. Seem Phoney
    Producers: Count Bass D
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    10. Seize The Moment
    Producers: Insight
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    11. Dinner Is Served
    featuring Dagha
    Producers: Insight
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    12. Be Rocking It
    featuring Pacewon
    Producers: Insight
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    13. Break Suckas
    Producers: Insight
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    14. Second Ambush
    Producers: Insight
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    15. Leverage Of Combat
    featuring Kool Keith
    Producers: Dr. Singe
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    16. Which One
    Producers: Insight
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    3.9 Stars (3.9 Stars )
    Total Comments: 23
    2 Stars
    Name: (Posted: 8/22/2011 6:55:00 AM; Partial IP: 252.50.163)
    Location: alaska
    Comment: I like turtles
    3 Stars
    Name: (Posted: 8/17/2011 9:25:00 PM; Partial IP: 235.150.38)
    Location: T Dot
    Comment: Two great interesting cats coming together always sounds like a great idea on paper but for some reason this album didnt click for me. Ive been a fan of both since I can remember so I was looking forward to this. Maybe I was just not expecting the "risk" of some new sounds that they employ on this project. There are some great tracks on here but some just sound to spaced out for me (hence the album cover) Im sure some will bump this front to back, but unfortunatly there are just a few too many fast forwards for my liking when I listen to this. Nevertheless Insight and Count no matter what my opinion on this LP is, keep doing it!
    2 Stars
    Name: (Posted: 8/9/2011 11:58:00 AM; Partial IP: 6.87.12.31)
    Location: califaz
    Comment: not really feelin this maybe if insight was alone in this count is dope dont get it twisted but this should it be all insight still bumpin blast radious as I type this peace -
    3 Stars
    Name: (Posted: 7/23/2011 12:25:00 AM; Partial IP: .28.70.215)
    Location: Cigarillo Factory NO.1
    Comment: I def like the teamup here in the respect of Lyrics. Insight's production is okay at best. I really dig some of his other beats just to be fair,this one wasn't one though..Sadly Count's 1 beat & Instrolude were my fav beats out of the whole album with Be Rockin it at NO.3. And to be really honest the rest of the beats were just okay to me...Oh well maybe next time fellas. Peace N Blessngs
    5 Stars
    Name: (Posted: 7/19/2011 10:55:00 PM; Partial IP: 51.224.188)
    Location: La puente,ca
    Comment: SICK ALBUM GOTS TO GET IT !!!
    5 Stars
    Name: (Posted: 7/13/2011 5:28:00 PM; Partial IP: .74.119.44)
    Location: ...
    Comment: This album is amazing and as soon as I found Insight he already had my attention captivated. I like the rapid spitting, intelligent lyrics by Insight with the laid-back style of Count Bass D; it meshes together well imo. Great album.
    3 Stars
    Name: (Posted: 7/7/2011 8:17:00 PM; Partial IP: .53.176.71)
    Location: Maple Grove, MN
    Comment: Very interesting team up here. It's a very solid Hip-Hop album without question. I just feel it caters a lot more to the Insight area of the musical spectrum. With Count only producing 2 tracks and Insight blazing rapid fire over his signature dusty productions. Just feel like the Count doesn't really belong on this one, y'know? It could have just labeled as an Insight album with some featuring of Count Bass and I'd really wouldn't know the difference. (I guess I just wanted more of a fluid collaboration, felt like I got Count just coming over to spit a few verses over Insight's beats.)
    4 Stars
    Name: (Posted: 6/22/2011 3:53:00 PM; Partial IP: .39.65.122)
    Location: irvington ,nj
    Comment: sick album!!!!! both cats is always dope I expected this. lets get a risk takers 2
    5 Stars
    Name: (Posted: 6/21/2011 8:16:00 AM; Partial IP: 81.109.218)
    Location: HIP HOP
    Comment: is what this album is, track 3 and 4 blend like jedi mind tricks
    5 Stars
    Name: (Posted: 6/20/2011 8:15:00 PM; Partial IP: .53.130.47)
    Location: cdn
    Comment: wow! the continuity and pure enjoyment of hip hop is felt in every track, verse and beat... a certified 5/5
    5 Stars
    Name: (Posted: 6/19/2011 10:21:00 AM; Partial IP: .183.4.170)
    Location: North Carolina
    Comment: This Album Is the Shiz-nit. "Which One (Remix)" is my song.
    Name: (Posted: 6/18/2011 5:32:00 PM; Partial IP: .75.89.178)
    Location: CAlgary Alberta Canada
    Comment: Lol the guy that rated it 3 star a retared.. hes probly into listening to playlists not full albums..
    3 Stars
    Name: (Posted: 6/17/2011 7:21:00 PM; Partial IP: 193.72.126)
    Location: Queens, NY
    Comment: Track 3, 12 thats pretty much it
    5 Stars
    Name: (Posted: 6/16/2011 2:43:00 PM; Partial IP: .8.206.246)
    Location: Hell
    Comment: BOOM BAP CLASIC COP
    4 Stars
    Name: (Posted: 6/16/2011 6:07:00 AM; Partial IP: .75.89.178)
    Location: CAlgary Alberta CAnada
    Comment: YA the beats on this one are really unique, ya INsight always rips it up I got all his CD's. I'll type all my favorite CD's from him and his crew so peeps can check it out.. INsight blast radius, Insight Maysun project, Y socity - travel at your own pace, elctric life's a struggle and Dagha the divorce super creative album..
    4 Stars
    Name: (Posted: 6/15/2011 5:49:00 PM; Partial IP: 89.219.194)
    Location: All City
    Comment: Automatic purchase with anything by Insight - dude is a slept on genius - Blast Radius is one of favs CDs of all time!!!
    Name: (Posted: 6/14/2011 5:03:00 PM; Partial IP: 06.251.185)
    Location: Baltimore
    Comment: Fans of Insight, and Count Bass D, don't sleep on this album. I have to agree with $mk, as the two styles are truly different. Insight brings a lot of energy onto every track, while Count Bass D is very laid back with the flow. All in all, I dig this album a lot.
    Name: (Posted: 6/8/2011 7:33:00 PM; Partial IP: 83.163.231)
    Location: Zurich, Switzerland
    Comment: another big album by one of hip-hop's finest producers on the mic, BANGIN'!
    Name: (Posted: 6/6/2011 4:24:00 PM; Partial IP: .75.89.178)
    Location: CalgaryAlbertaCAnada
    Comment: Insight never had a crap CD, This ablum right here probly will be a extremely awesome ablum!!! Insight, count bass D who can complain???
    Name: (Posted: 5/24/2011 5:08:00 PM; Partial IP: 39.201.125)
    Location: London, England
    Comment: Got to listen to this album.... It's f@$king siiiiick!! Had the new G Rap as best hip hop record so far this year..this def tops that, I'm 90' thru and thru, this is as close as it gets to that vibe wit this cd, beats for everyone, straight 90's raw, eclectic, chilled, straight epic battle raps... I'm mad impressed.... if this is the how the future of hip hop should sound and feel like... then I'm ready to stop bumpin my 90's ish and look 4ward to more impressive future releases... '11 been a slow year for hip hop so far but top 3 so far...Count Bass D & Insight, Kool G Rap, Large Pro & Neek the Exotic. Peace
    Name: (Posted: 5/22/2011 10:37:00 PM; Partial IP: 10.209.130)
    Location: Canada
    Comment: Excited for this one
    Name: (Posted: 5/16/2011 5:08:00 PM; Partial IP: .75.89.178)
    Location: Calgary Alberta CAnada
    Comment: Got check this out count bass D really talented producer very underrated, Insight first CD was sick and The Y society stuff was hard hitting. U think this ablum has some potential
    Name: (Posted: 5/13/2011 12:20:00 PM; Partial IP: 161.39.251)
    Location: da lowa
    Comment: hmmmmmmmm, when insight is on it ......BOOM! very weird colabo. 2 complete div styles .... let,s hope it bangs a lot goddamned!
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