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REKS Teases New EP "Hidden Messages In Water" Dropping May 10th (Prod. by Chill-ill)

Updated: May 10


Underground rap-legend REKS from USA (also known for his work with pioneers like DJ Premier, Pete Rock and Statik Selektah) teamed up with the austrian hiphop label SOULCHAIN RECORDSfor his new 6-track EP Hidden Messages In Water- produced by CHILL-ILL, who also contribu-ted all the scratches and the whole visual artwork.


This project is number #9of his incredible release plan for 2024: #reksdrops33- so many more releases by Reks are in the pipeline with different producers around the globe.


REKSonce again proves his versatility on this jazz and soul-inspired record and gets further vocal support from the great singer TIFFANY PAIGE(Titeltrack 02.), best known for her work with Univer-sal Music Production, Talib Kweli, John Robinson, MF DOOM, Sadat X, J Rawls and many others.


Furthermore, the bilingual emcee and producer NAPOLOEN DA LEGENDcan also be heard on this new album (Track 04. - Good Thing) - an absolutely essential MC in the modern hip-hop landscape.Additional vocals from QUEEN PHILOSOPHICALand LELAgive this project even more vibes.This record will be AVAILABLE ON MAY 10THon all streaming platforms!



About Reks

Corey Isiah Christie, better known by his stage name REKSis an american rapper fromLawrence, Massachusetts (USA). His albums Along Came The Chosen (2001, Landspeed Records) and Grey Hairs (2008, Showoff Records) were both released to general acclaim in the hip hop community. 


His debut featured hip hop musicians including Ed OG, J-Live and7L while his third album fea-tured DJ Premier, Large Professor, Skyzoo, Termanology, Consequence, Big Shug, and was mostly produced by Statik Selektah.


His 2008 song, Say Goodnight was #3 on about.com's list of the top 100 rap songs of 2008. His album R.E.K.S., which stands for Rhythmatic Eternal King Supreme, and was released to critical acclaim on March 12, 2011 - also included production by DJ Premier, Pete Rock, Hi-Tek, The Alchemistand long time collaborator Statik Selektah. This album also featured guest appearances by Styles P, Freewayand Termanology.


In 2016, REKSreleased a double album entitled The Greatest X which featured production from The Alchemist, Large Professor, Apollo Brown, Black Milkand Evidenceas well as guest appearances by R.A. The Rugged Man, Edo. G, Termanologyand Akrobatik. In 2020, REKSreleased T.H.I.N.G.S. (The Hunger Inside Never Gets Satisfied) with appearances by Pharoahe Monche, Statik Selektah,Apollo Brown, Evidence, NOTTZ and Lil Fameof M.O.P.


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