Fresh Finesse – “You Ain’t Sayin’ Nothing” – [Micro Mini]
SO GOOD! Just SO GOOD!
It’s 1989. Some of you might still have your high top fade and some crazy baggy pants. You probably bought twelve inch vinyl singles. You may have even bought this by Fresh Finesse. Distributed by Trumpet Records from Fanwood, New Jersey, which kind of says it all, Finesse’s “You Ain’t Sayin’ Nothing” is the perfect sample of 1989 MCs, flyboys, breakbeat culture. Four versions of “You Ain’t…”, the story is pretty much about why FF is the one to listen to because he is the best and anyone else is going down. FF’s MC style is smooth and sure, easy to hear, clear and to the point. This is when fighting was done with words and the winner got to wear the biggest “gold” chain. Great beats. Sample from Gaz’s 1978 Salsoul recording “Sing Sing”. And there is a Bonus track that is all about FF sweet talking a girl, using so many lines to try and get her home and to be his. FF even rhymes “relinquish” with “extinguish”. Refrain is a male soul singer going on with FF’s message. Essential stuff. And when you all leave the station, I’ll lock the doors, put this on, pull out my piece of cardboard and breakdance the night away.
you heard it 18 times on kfjc! most recently:
- 29 days ago, Cadillac Margarita played Please Be The Love of My Life Radio Version
- 745 days ago, Ras Babo played You Ain't Sayin' Nothing Radio Version
- 915 days ago, Dusty Rhodes played Please Be The Love of My Life Extended Version
- 984 days ago, Milo Minderbender played You Ain't Sayin' Nothing Radio Version
- 1878 days ago, Ras Babo played You Ain't Sayin' Nothing Club Version
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