Mello Music Group, is proud to announce details of their annual compilation, which is titled Persona. The first preview from their forthcoming compilation is “Requiem” by Oddisee and Phonte. Over the Oddisee produced track, both Phonte and Oddisee talk about current day social ills of racial/religious profiling, xenophobia, and police killings of unarmed Black men. A powerful song for our times, “Requiem” is not only here to highlight past and present struggles, but as the chorus states for everyone to ‘find a better way.’
The upcoming compilation highlights the label’s current roster teamed with some of the label’s personal favorites. Artists featured includes Oddisee, Apollo Brown, yU, L’Orange, Red Pill, Ras Kass, Open Mike Eagle, Phonte, Rapper Big Pooh, Quelle Chris, Blockhead, Gift of Gab, Masta Ace and others. Persona will be available March 10th. You can pre-order it on iTunes now.
You can stream “Requiem” featuring Oddisee & Phonte below: