A while ago Jahshua Smith, emcee from Detroit, hit me up about his upcoming album, that would become The Final Season. He said,
I’m from Detroit and I’ve known Ryan (Stewrat) for years. He’s been my personal producer for a while now, and this next project is the first time I’ll be able to do a whole LP with solely his production…
And…I never replied because I suck. So, here, after months of no reply I humbly apologize and offer my thoughts. I should have said, “Yo Jahshua, this is FIRE! I’ve heard ‘Ride Tonight’ before and I really dig that track…also, yeah this whole thing is dope.”
Firstly, Marinate Media favorite Stewrat, kills the production on this album. From start to finish on this 15-track album you can tell you’re getting his best work—sample-heavy joints w/ an electronic flair that create this soulful stutter for Jahshua to work with. Secondly, Jahshua brings it on these tracks. He’s elevated his game and together the two make some great Midwestern hip-hop. (Stewrat from Springfield, OH, Jahshua, from Michigan.) You’ll want to get this one! Throw a few bucks their way!