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Vast Aire: Look Mom... No Hands
Vast Aire: Look Mom... No Hands
Artist Vast Aire
Album Look Mom... No Hands
Label Chocolate Industries
Released 4/27/2004
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Featuring a wide range of guest mc’s from MF Doom & Aesop Rock to hip hop veteran Sadat X (Brand Nubian), Look Mom... No Hands is stacked with incredible moments. From the the digitalunderground- esque jeep juice of "Pegasus" to the soul-driven love joint "Could You Be?" to the Parliament-club funk of "Elixir" Vast keeps us guessing. He battles verbal enemies with "When Michael Smacks Lucifer" and demolishes all doubters with the crackling head-nod anthem "Candid Cam." Veteran scratch master and live veteran DJ Cip One of Cannibal Ox blesses the record with cuts throughout.

Knee-deep in production from legends-in-the-making such as RJD2, Ayatollah, Da Beatminerz, CamuTao and the elusive Californian Beat-Scientest & MC Madlib (Quasimoto, Yesterday’s New Quintet, Busta Rhymes) who provides his blunted blue-funk assault for three of the albums many highlights. The work documented between Vast & Madlib is a milestone collaboration in the careers of two blossoming hip hop prodigies blending two coasts like "Cali-weed to New York, its like African Snow..."