AZ Gets Gets Outta Control In A New Freestyle (Audio)

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In Hip-Hop, few artists can blend in any environment as well as AZ. The Brooklyn, New York MC has had radio singles of multiple varieties, numerous Top 40 albums, and success both as a major label flagship artist and independent ventures.

As part of his ongoing series, DJ Absolut shares a freestyle of Tha Visualiza taking on 50 Cent and Mobb Deep’s “Outta Control.” More than a decade removed from when the instrumental hit the masses, AZ drops some brief bars, but slides right in the pocket with the perfect balance of cashmere thoughts and street introspection:

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