From the Corner to the Block

When New Orleans’s jam-funk kings Galactic hooked up with the hottest independent rappers-from Lyrics Born, Boots Riley, and Gift of Gab to Juvenile, ladybug from Digital Planets, and Chali 2na-the result was exactly what you’d expect: lyric-laden party music with a socially conscious bent. This is a must-get for jam all-stars and hip-hop heads alike, especially because N’awlins musicians still need love in their sinking town.

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