The likely lads return with their first album in 11 years, but is it a Libs classic?
Big Punisher : Endangered Species
The career of the late Big Punisher is celebrated on this posthumous release of collaborative tracks and previously unreleased cuts...
'Endangered Species' is a tribute album that reminds us whose lives Pun came into, put together by his wife Liza and best friend, fellow Terror Squad member Fat Joe. Remembered as an incredible rapper and for all the classic cuts he put down during his short time on earth, Big Pun took his lyrical capability and humour on to a whole other level on 'Yeeeah Baby'. 'Endangered Species' showcases some of his best collaborations and previously unreleased work, with Pun keeping his flow even tighter with the wide range of vibes on the album. 'How We Roll', the female-led cut, shows Pun's Latino roots shine through, while the music spins through styles from the club classic 'Still Not A Player' featuring Joe to 'Mamma', beautifully sung by Terror Squad member Tony Sunshine, to the ghetto superstar feel of 'Dream Shatterer'.
With guest appearances from Noreaga, The Beatnuts, female newcomer Remy Martin (lookout for her solo offering on Loud, sometime soon) to Terror Squad members Fat Joe and Cuban Link, this album certainly makes the memory of Pun a happy one. Rest In Peace Pun.
Tame Impala and The Maccabees stand apart from the weed, insects and EDM at the Dutch bash
Los Angeles punk crew hit a sweet spot between hedonism and poignancy on a multi-layered second album
10 Tracks You Need To Hear This Week (2/9/2015)
Former Disney star enlists The Flaming Lips and Ariel Pink on a thrillingly weird surprise album