Kil – “Through the Wire” Instrumental Album

Die hard Baltimore Hip Hop heads know the name Kil.  He was a host on Morgan State’s long running Hip Hop show, Strictly Hip Hop while he was attending Morgan in the late 90’s.  Now before you jump on this saying that everyone and their mother from Baltimore has exploited The Wire to the point of cliché, I think you should listen to this first.  This is an instrumental, concept album laced with clips from the show as well as samples from street Hip Hop artists that are thoughtfully placed throughout to relate the instrumental it’s on.  This doesn’t feel like every other Wire rip off out there.  It’s a collection of beats that has a classic vibe to it but doesn’t sound dated.

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