Famous producer Madlib, who launched his new album, Audio Ancestors, on Friday, suggests he wishes extra present day rap music was closer in design and style to Pubic Enemy and that modern music “is telling you undesirable things to do.”

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“Rap songs proper now should be like Public Enemy things, but it’s just not there,” Madlib explained to Guardian, Saturday. “I wish it was much more like how it was in the previously days when I was coming up. My influences. Serious audio. Music can teach you … factors not to do.”

He included: “Most of the new music nowadays is telling you terrible matters to do. My type of hip-hop can assistance you improve up.”

Whilst advertising and marketing his new songs, Madlib also talked over the passing of MF DOOM. He not too long ago admitted to NPR Music’s Piotr Orlov that he acquired about the Madvilliany rapper’s death at the similar time as all people else: “I found out when everybody else did, on social media. His family’s very private, so they most likely didn’t know how to technique that one particular. I however can not feel that he died. That’s unusual.”

Sound Ancestors sees Madlib teaming up with Four Tet for however another collaborative venture. Look at out the new album here.