Universal Playground’s album of the week 50 – 2019 is Slum Village, Abstract Orchestra – Fantastic 2020, Vol.1
Rising from the rough corners of Detroit, slum village carried the old-school, funk, and soul-filled hip-hop torch of genre pioneers A Tribe Called Quest, De La Soul, and the Pharcyde . originally comprised of rapper Baatin, T3, and producer J Dilla the group debuted in the early 90s as Ssenepod, later changing their name to Slum village for the release of their debut Fan-tas-tic vol1 in 1997.
Led by Saxophonist Rob Mitchell, Abstract Orchestra have been a consistent presence on the UK scene, touring constantly in promoting their debut LP “Dilla”, steadily building a loyal and supportive fanbase.
Favorutie song: Climax