With one half of Slaughterhouse, Joell Ortiz and KXNG CROOKED set to release their highly-anticipated new collaboration EP, H.A.R.D. In a little over a week on May 29th and with Memorial Day coming up this weekend. The duo decide to release today the appropriately titled, Memorial Day. That sees them spitting very emotional and reflective rhymes over the very soulful The Heatmakerz-produced track about the soldiers/friends they and so many of us have lost over the past year.
A very somber track that I can somewhat relate with both Crook and Joell about, as I myself lost my own Father to an unfortunate and untimely passing just a little over a week and a half ago due to the Coronavirus. As well as losing to regular health complications, a great friend, mentor and just overall great person in Coach Gene Pingatore from my high school Alma mater, who passed away last Summer.