Album Review: Beat Konducta Vol. 1-2: Movie Scenes by Madlib
Excellent, Based on 2 Critics
AllMusic - 80 Based on rating 8/10
Madlib is a man who cannot sit still. He's always producing beats for himself or for one of the numerous groups he's associated with. The CD version of Beat Konducta, Vol. 1-2 (in 2005 Vol. 1 was released on vinyl, and the Vol. 2 LP came out with the CD) is one of the few solo projects under his ….
Madlib must be the busiest man in hip hop. Quasimoto, Lootpack, Bluenote’s Shades of Blue, Jaylib and Madvillain: the collaborative nature of the underground has taken Otis Jackson Jr. and his beats to places he never would have traveled alone. Unfortunately, this single disc round-up of both volumes of his Beat Konducta solo instrumentals won’t add anything substantial to his upward trajectory.