Phife Dawg Releases Limited Edition Of “Nutshell” Plus New Song “French Kiss” w/ Illa J On Vinyl

by Rafeal Crawford
Phife Dawg

The late legendary emcee Phife Dawg of  A Tribe Called Quest  passed away this year,but his legacy, spirit, and music lives on. Phife released “Nutshell” this year, which was produced by another legend J Dilla, but he linked up his younger brother Illa J for “French Kiss.”

A 2×12’’ (one orange and one blue) custom record. 3 tracks on each A side and Serato’s re-mastered NoiseMap™ for Serato DJ & Scratch Live CV02.5 Control Tone on the B sides.

Smokin’ Needles Records x Serato Pressings Limited Edition 1000 piece Phife Dawg double 12 inche control vinyl. Side A includes ‘Nutshell’, produced by J Dilla w/ cuts by DJ Rasta Root. Along with the never before released collaboration with Illa J called, ‘French Kiss’, produced by Potatohead People. We round this single off with Phife’s open letter to his good friend J Dilla with the unreleased Serato only, alternate version of ‘Dear Dilla’, produced by DJ Rasta Root & V. Rich. #rootswemadeit

The B side includes the Serato control tone.

Cover photography by Carl Ferguson Jr.

12 inche jacket and label design is beautifully executed by cfluxsing.com

Tracklist:

Record 1 Side A
01. Nutshell
02. French Kiss ft. Ill J
03. Dear Dilla (Atl. Mix)

Record 1 Side B
01. Serato Control Tone CV02.5 (15min)

Record 2 Side A
01. Nutshell
02. French Kiss ft. Illa J
03. Dear Dilla (Atl. Mix)

Record 2 Side B
01. Serato Control Tone CV02.5 (15min)

Go to www.smokinneedles.bigcartel.com to purchase the limited edition vinyl

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