House Shoes’s “Let It Go” album received the instrumental treatment with a limited edition vinyl piece of only 500 copies. The regular version of the album featured production by House Shoes and vocal features from the likes of Roc Marciano, Danny Brown, Alchemist, Black Milk, Nottz and many others. Now, fans can purchase the instrumental album that plays just as well as the regular version, with interludes and all.
Today, enjoy the mp3 download of the song “Empire Reprise” featuring Will Sessions (band behind Elzhi’s ode to Nas, Elmatic) band member Sam Beaubien.
Detroit ambassador to the world, House Shoes, is presenting his debut album “Let It Go” on June 19th via Tres Records. The album marks his first release as a producer, and features Greneberg (Oh No, The Alchemist, Roc Marciano), Danny Brown, Black Milk, MED, Guilty Simpson, Quelle Chris, Co$$, Shafiq Husayn and many others. The full tracklisting is below.
1. Let It Go feat. Shafiq Husayn
2. Empire / Get Down
3. Goodfellas To Bad Boys feat. Moe Dirdee / Dank Interlude
4. Dirt feat. Greneberg (Oh No, The Alchemist, Roc Marciano) / Jeedo Interlude
5. Time feat. Big Tone / Hex Interlude
6. Crazy feat. Black Milk, Guilty Simpson / BahBahBahBah
7. Last Breath feat. Nottz, Oh No, MED / Mayer & Shoes
8. Keep On feat. Co$$ aka Cashus King / Helluva
9. Sweet feat. Danny …
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