So I got another one for you guys courtesy of Ms. Stoney Love. New Star Trak recording artists Chester French consists of Maxwell Drummey and D.A. Wallach who met as college students at Harvard. They named their band after sculptor Daniel Chester French, who designed the statue at the Lincoln Memorial. Drawing heavy influence from classic British Northern Soul, their new mixtape Jacques James, Vol. 1: Endurance is nothing short of SICK!
The concept is sheer genius! They take you through a hilarious, melodic journey starting from their time as college students all the way to renowned rock stars who hit rock bottom. The mixtape also probably boasts the most guest appearances I've ever seen on one - Solange Knowles, Kardinal Offishall, N.O.R.E, Cassie, Pusha-T of the Clipse, Bun B. of UGK, Talib Kweli, Mickey Factz, Janelle Monae, Wale, Pharrell Williams and Jermaine Dupri. Just to further prove how awesome this band is, the song "Ciroc Stars" features both Diddy and Jadakiss...on the same song! If you know anything about 90s hip-hop, you'd understand why that's so significant. They also got a guest appearance from The Madd Rapper who goes on the most hilarious rant I've heard to date!
Click here and download Chester French & Clinton Sparks' mixtape "Jacques Jams, Vol. 1: Endurance."
I'll expect my thank you note in the mail.