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THE F.U.N.K GUIDE TO THE BEST MUSIC OF 2016 PART II - A HIP HOP ADDENDA

Yup, inevitably I forgot loads in my first end of year list. Here's everything (I think) I forgot with wee quotes of what I wrote at the time of release.  Doubtless PT III will be here anon. Anything I've missed let me know. 
APOLLO BROWN & SKYZOOEASY TRUTH (Mello Music Group)
The Easy Truth by Apollo Brown & Skyzoo" wonderful, including a gratifyingly rugged cameo from Griselda Gang's mighty Westside Gunn that's almost worth the price of admission in itself. Great hip-hop is still being made in America. Don't let the media tell you otherwise." 


CAPPO ETHER(YNR Productions) 
Ether by Cappo"Though he's not a rapper who shouts about his talent, Cappo really has produced some of the finest rap music of the decade so far, so always glad to hear he's still making incredible tracks like this. 'Ether' has a truly startling production, a beat over which gorgeous sighing humming synth textures ebb and flow with real mystery and magic and s…