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Daily Bread

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Daily Bread
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Volume
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Something
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Dollar Bill Hill
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Elephants
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Different World
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Weak Won't Do
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The Trenches (feat. Sean Born)
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Tell Me
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Mackey's Lament
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Heroes
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Megaphone
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Higher (feat. Finale)
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The Note
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Like A Diamond
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Album Information
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Total Tracks: 15   Total Length: 41:43

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Christina Lee

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Christina Lee is a freelance writer based in Atlanta, where she's still trying to find a venue she likes more than D.C.'s 9:30 Club. She once drank Ted Leo's be...more »

09.15.11
Hassaan Mackey, Daily Bread
2011 | Label: Mello Music Group / The Orchard

Daily Bread could be best described as a conversation between fast friends, revisiting the hunger of their mic-battling days. Producer Apollo Brown’s gleeful boom-bap beats swing like a pendulum as Hassaan Mackey delivers toothy fighting words: “Speak my name and get torn to pieces/ nailed to death, then hung from your features.” But their DJ Premier and Common-inspired euphoria never lasts. As in “Something” and “The Trenches,” Brown reduces his record-store finds (Among them Barbra… read more »

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Who Are…Hassaan Mackey and Apollo Brown

By Christina Lee, Contributor

During the course of a casual conversation, Apollo Brown and Hassaan Mackey break out into song. (How long did they take to record Daily Bread, their first full-length collaboration? "Se-ven-ty two ho-urs," Mackey playfully sings.) They trail off and reminisce about times when Little Brother was still together and when J. Dilla was alive. But as Daily Bread unfolds, the producer and emcee shift their focus to a grim story of greater importance — of… more »