Hex One - Words Worth a Thousand Pictures

Fueled by today’s lack of appreciation and the decline in the art of the lyricist, Hex One’s latest album ‘Words Worth a Thousand Pictures’ aims to take a stand for those who are truly masters of their craft. Technical, yet with a clear and concise message and deeply personal at times, Hex One offers a glimpse into his life as an MC and the world he lives in as seen through the scope of his lens. Backed by hard headnodic beats, deep, soulful samples with east coast and jazz influences, and booming drums and bass lines, Hex masterfully shatters contemporary society’s notion of Hip-hop being a lowbrow genre of music. Despite music itself being highly subjective in nature, he aims to remove some of this subjectivity and boldly proclaim that some art simply takes more skill than others and talent is most certainly measurable. The ironic disconnect, however, between this measure of talent and the measure of one’s success poses to be one of his life’s greatest woes. The album is thus presented with a subtle melancholic tone throughout, as he struggles to come to terms with this realization. The bigger irony perhaps being that he does so with the same intricate attention to detail and lyrical prowess that is undervalued and overlooked in Hip-hop’s musical landscape today. His philosophy remains: if a picture is worth a thousand words, so too can a poets words be worth a thousand pictures.

Intro - Produced by Chief
Yes Y’all - Produced by Figub Brazlevic, additional vocals by Noritsu
Where I’ll Go - Produced by Klaus Layer
My Story - Produced by Klaus Layer, scratches by DJ Proppo’88
Sallyble Mux-ip - Produced by Emune, scratches by DJ PhiLogic, vocal samples provided by Type Raw
Back to the Boom - Produced by Figub Brazlevic
Extraterrestrials - Produced by Drippy
Leave It All Behind - Produced by Type Raw, scratches by Loot Fattig
Flava for Ya Mind - Produced by Devaloop
I’m Gone - Produced by KLIM Beats
Peep the Steeze - Produced by Planet Ragtime, featuring Skyzoo
Energies - Produced by Fibug Brazlevic, featuing Tek-nition, additional vocals by Noritsu
All songs written and performed by Hex One
Recorded and mixed by Hex One

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