Baltimore emcee Substantial gives us a taste of his upcoming Jill Scott tribute project with the free track, Golden Lady.
2011 was a tough year for Substantial. With the possibility of cancer hanging over the Baltimore rapper’s head, he had preventive surgery and during his time out, came up with the idea to make a tribute album dedicated to wonderful Miss Jill Scott. The album will be called Jackin’ Jill and it’ll be absolutely free via his label, Mello Music Group. There’ll be remixes and reworks of her work, mixed together by . While we wait for the full release to drop, Substantial has provided a track of the LP, Golden Lady. Featuring Steph The Sapphic Songstress, Sub tells the tale of his love for Jill over a dope flip of (produced by Marcus D, who also played the piano throughout) with Steph conjuring up the soulful hook. The rich sonic layering will warm you for sure.
Stream/download it below.