Will Sessions ft. Elzhi – Knowledge of 12th

Thursday, March 9th, 2017


Detroit Funk ensemble Will Sessions reconnect with Elzhi for “Knowledge of 12th,” a new one-off track that they’re sharing ahead of the upcoming release of their new project Deluxe. The group famously worked closely with the lyrical virtuoso on the 2011 Elmatic mixtape, which remains a low-key classic.

Stream below.

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Will Sessions – Real Sessions

Thursday, September 22nd, 2011

Before reinterpreting the music for a pretty well known classic hip hop album from NY, Will Sessions produced a series of wildly successful live shows for Guilty Simpson, Phat Kat, and Black Milk in their hometown of Detroit in 2009 and 2010. The band had performed dozens of times in previous years within multiple genres–namely funk, jazz, and afrobeat–but had never tackled hip hop until these shows. “Real Sessions” revisits those performances with 10 selected live recordings showcasing their full 8-piece band recrafting beats from Madlib, J Dilla, Black Milk, Mr. Porter, and Nick Speed; with DJ Dez providing his trademark cuts and scratches.

Recorded to multi-track, fully mixed and mastered. Includes an 18-page booklet.

Hit the jump for the tracklist and download.

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Video: DJ Premier on Will Sessions Elmatic Instrumentals

Friday, September 16th, 2011

On September 27th, Detroit band Will Sessions will officially release their instrumental interpretations of the Illmatic beats that Elzhi used for Elmatic, through Fat Beats Records.

Hit the jump for a clip of Preemo hearing the recreations for the first time and offering his opinion.

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Video: Elzhi – Halftime

Wednesday, May 4th, 2011

Halftime video, as promised. Props to Complex

ELmatic drops next Tuesday.

Download: Elzhi – Halftime (Produced and played by Will Sessions)