Tag Archives: Preservation

Mos Def ft. Fela Kuti – Quiet Dog

mos def in the lab

The man responsible for the birth of this site has got another track floating on these INTERNET streets, most would say it is entitled “Quiet Dog”, but to the trained ear and after some investigation, I’m going to go ahead and say it’s called Quiet Dog [Bite Hard]. This joint is produced by Preservation. I don’t know much about them–very mysterious–but he/she/they are the same ones who gave the us the ever so soulful and funky Napoleon Dynamite track. “Quiet Dog’s” samba influenced beat is a refreshing and marks a happy medium between hardcore Black On Both Sides fans and The New Danger / Tru3 Magic Fans.

Mos Def – Quiet Dog [Bite Hard] [prod. Preservation]

Word on street is the album, The Ecstatic, is dropping February24th, but I’ll believe it when I see an official press release.

“Quiet Dog” starts off with an audio intro from the one and only Fela Kuti. It’s nice to see that Mos is coming at us with a new sound but has not forgotten where he started or who he admired.
Continue reading