Kazahaya is Tokyo's answer to Prince Paul or Just Blaze; he lays down serious beats and licks that demand vocals. Both of these cuts are taken from his debut album released earlier this year, and across the two sides we're treated to his widest range. "Gonna Love You Anyway" is smooth 70s soul that treads the line between BeeGees and Isaac Hayes while the Braille-fronted "Fake The Fun" is a block-rocking rock-riddled hip-hop jam that sounds like a dusty old Kanye demo.
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