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Blue Scholars | Geo interview, Sabzi interview, "OOF!" EP review upcoming
Posted by Andrew Matson
With "HI-808" and its video floating around many a media outlet, and the new Blue Scholars "OOF!" EP almost available to the general public, it's time to check in with Seattle's favorite hiphop class warriors.
Wednesday, I'll interview Geo and Sabzi, rapping and producing halves of the only group that can sell out Neumo's five nights in a row -- it happened two years ago -- and then hopefully post transcriptions by Friday. The EP comes out Tuesday; I'll review it early next week.
After several listens, the six tracks (and six instrumentals) on "OOF!" are the best things the Beacon Hill residents have created.
Except this. This is #1:
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