Metro Times Magazine Shows ‘Reach High’ Album Some Love

Well known and respected Metro Times newsweekly magazine has covered just about everything that is popping in the metro-Detroit area for over 30 years. With over 657,000 loyal readers Valid is very honored to have the trusted news source shine light on his debut album Reach high. Vol. 35/Issue 30/May 6-12, 2015 edition of the Metro Times features a interview with The Big Valbowksi where his new album ‘Reach High’ is briefly explained track for track.

Going Track by Track with Valid on his Solo Debut ‘Reach High’

Lab notes with Valid
By Kahn Santori Davison

“Metro Times first met Valid last September, when he joined local producer and DJ jMAC for their collaborative album Beyond Physics. Fast forward another eight months and Valid is super excited about his first solo release, Reach High. The Detroit-born artist sat down with MT to dig into some of the tids, tads, and tales that helped create this vital music.

Metro Times: With “Validation,” it feels like you were trying to set the tone for the album. The scratching is on point, and you’re lyrically staking your claim.

Valid: This is one of the pieces I’m most proud of. I don’t think “Validation” necessarily sets the tone of the album, but this being my official debut project, I think it does introduce, or re-introduce, me to listeners…” READ FULL ARTICLE HERE


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Beyond Physics in Metro Times Newsweekly

Well known and respected Metro Times newsweekly magazine has covered just about everything that is popping in the metro-Detroit area for over 30 years. With over 657,000 loyal readers Beyond Physics is very honored to have the trusted news source shine light on the group. Vol. 34/Issue 49/Sept. 17-23, 2014 edition of the Metro Times features an article that gives a great inside look at how Valid & JMAC came together to form Beyond Physics, as well as their own personal relationship’s with the Hip-Hop culture and whats next on the menu for the MC & producer.

Dearborn Heights’ Beyond Physics keeps raw hip-hop alive 

Return of the Boom Bap

By Kahn Santori Davison
Valid is tossing around beats, ideas, and memories in JMAC’s crib like a game of pong. The Dearborn Heights basement serves as JMAC’s beat production playground, as well as the duo’s private Cerebro, where they seek, connect, and build most of their musical concepts. After several years individually dripping their creative stains on Detroit’s hip-hop scene, a failed project brought the two together for a new partnership.

“We were supposed to be featured on this compilation album that never came to fruition,” says Valid. “But we had already worked on some beats and music and just decided to do it ourselves.”CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE

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