One of the most pleasant new finds this year has been Kareem and his Bat Cave Chronicles mixtape.* Keeping the party going, the Baton Rouge, Louisiana, native follows up the tape with his “Flight 93” visual. There’s a sense of irony in the title given the somber reminder of what the most infamous Flight 93 represents, but it also finds Kareem and his closet homies drinking, smoking and playing cards while scheming on ways of getting rich. Not for nothing, the hoops fan in me appreciates the second verse, too.
We’re still only two and a half months into 2013, but Kareem’s got my vote thus far as Hip-Hop’s Damian Lillard. Salute to the DGB fam for putting me on to buddy.
* – Here’s to hoping the homie Que (from “I Know”) has some material on the way to.