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On the Download: Sean Touré ft. Kev Brown and Ab Rock, “A Day in the Life”

February 10, 2011
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Sean Touré doesn’t really give guest rappers Kev Brown and Ab Rock a chance on this one. He kicks off “A Day in the Life” with a verse that captures not only his struggles as a musician, but as a regular dude trying to make it through the day with bills to pay and bullshit-ass gas prices to consider. The thing that pulls together Touré’s verse, though, is at the end, when he interrupts his laundry list of every-dude concerns to tell us something far more depressing: “I’m blowing my girlfriend’s back out/ But two weeks later yo, she started to hurl/ Now all she eat is peanut butter and corn curls/ Next week yo, she changed my world, because nine months later gave birth to a girl—and it wasn’t even mine.”

That kind of pain/pleasure and some more pain conclusion is unexpected, and steers “A Day in the Life” away from the rote independent rapper complaints—remember: Every Baltimore rapper is a struggling independent—and toward something genuinely devastating. That said, “A Day in the Life” goes down a little easier thanks to an elaborately produced soul-beat and awesomely catchy but hardly pop hook.

You can buy “A Day in the Life” on iTunes.

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  • Georgesharp87

    Sean Toure’ makes the best music in Baltimore

  • Christian

    Sean kills this joint. The beat is bangin and him, Ab, and kev bring the dope verses. One of the best songs out of the city this year.

  • Brittany Wade

    I heard this on Morgan St radio! Great song! Sean’s the truth.

  • Shadaemacline

    My favorite DMV artist! One of the best emcee/producer’s in the DMV…and that’s saying a lot.

  • Michael Marshall

    Get em Sean! A Day in the Life and Hustle and Grinds are the 2 best singles I’ve heard this year.

  • bornking

    yo sean verse was too ill i felt that shit ! big up to Kev and AB

  • A-Co

    I can’t wait to see the video to this song. Sean is slept on with the verses. He’s an all around talented artist.

  • A-Co

    I can’t wait to see the video to this song. Sean is slept on with the verses. He’s an all around talented artist.

  • A-Co

    I can’t wait to see the video to this song. Sean is slept on with the verses. He’s an all around talented artist.

  • A-Co

    I can’t wait to see the video to this song. Sean is slept on with the verses. He’s an all around talented artist.