Interview by: Martin Bauman When it comes to making music, Mississauga's Smash Brovaz are very serious about their craft - just look at the title of their latest album, Think It's A Game? Consisting of emcee/producer Junia-T (above, left) and emcee Crooklin (above, right), the two have been collaborating under the Smash Brovaz moniker for nearly a decade now, constantly learning and improving. The results show on their latest effort, a boom-bap driven, jazz-influenced 10-track album featuring the likes of Rich Kidd, Slakah The Beatchild, and Richie Sosa. The Come Up Show caught up with Smash Brovaz when they were in London to talk about their latest album, what inspires them, what's next for them, and more. Hit the skip to read the full interview.
The Smash Brovaz just released the cover art and track listing for their upcoming album, Think It's A Game?, set for release tomorrow. The album boasts notable production credits from Pac Div's Like ("Whatever", "Daydreamers Theme") and Slakah The Beatchild ("You & I"), as well as the usual solid production from Junia-T. As far as notable guest features, Rich Kidd makes two appearances ("Daydreamers Theme", "Chinese Swag"), Slakah joins in on "You & I", and Richie Sosa makes an appearance on "The Kitchen". Check out the tracklist below, and be on the lookout for the album tomorrow. 1. Intro 2. Whatever [prod. Like of Pac Div] 3. Casserine 4. Paper Planes [prod. Big Pops] 5. Soul For Tomorrow [prod. Junia-T] 6. Daydreamers Theme (feat. Rich Kidd) [prod. Like of Pac Div] 7. TO 2 LA (feat. Yancy Deron) [prod. Intricate Sound] 8. Be Free [prod. Junia-T] 9. You & I (feat. Slakah The Beatchild) [prod. Slakah The Beatchild] 10. Chinese Swag (feat. Rich Kidd & Diz Gibran) [prod. Junia-T] 11. The Kitchen (feat. Richie Sosa) [prod. Junia-T]
The Smash Brovaz just gave the visual treatment to their latest single, "The Kitchen". Junia-T handles the production on this one, and Richie Sosa joins him and Crooklin for a guest verse. SB's upcoming album, Think It's A Game, is scheduled for release on December 13th. Check out the visuals to "The Kitchen", directed by Jason Matos, below.
The Smash Brovaz are back with "The Kitchen", produced by member Junia-T and featuring Richie Sosa. This track comes a week after SB released "Casserine". The duo's Think It's A Game LP is set for release on December 13th. Stream/download "The Kitchen" below, and let us know what you think in the comments section.