Pete Rock delves into the hip-hop archives with ‘Listen Close’
The famous hip-hop producer takes us back in time with his nostalgia-tinged track.
There aren’t many people who can say they’ve worked with legends from music’s past, but Pete Rock is one of them. Standing as a pioneering force in the world of hip hop, the creator has made a name for himself not only because of his seamless beats, but through his partnerships with the likes of Run-DMC, Public Enemy and Busta Rhymesm. . – aka the defining names of the 90s music scene.
Seeking to transport us to the heyday of hip-hop, Pete has now released his new track, “Listen Close”. With the sweet scream of DJ records over adlibs and samples galore, a cacophony of complementary sounds coalesce into a track that beautifully encapsulates the genre it hails from. With an earworm quality, the melody promises to captivate you from the first listen and direct you straight to that snooze button.
Now, while a release from the legend itself is enough to generate excitement, that’s not where Pete plans to stop this year. Preparing to release the fourth wave of his series of hit instrumental EPs, the artist assured that his fans will be fed with “Petestrumentals 4” later this year. Ready to dominate the airwaves with his nostalgic sounds, Pete Rock isn’t one to sleep.
Head below to listen to “Listen Close”…