Two Austin icons teaming up for some real talk about the current (and seemingly never-ending) hard times that minorities are facing? You don’t have to tell me twice… and that’s exactly what we’re getting here. Kydd Jones has dropped a number of socially-aware tracks over the past month, and the streak continues with Rubber Bullets, a collaboration with Ben Buck and producer Wiardon. What really hits me about this song are the two parallel perspectives, which are different yet like-minded : Kydd talks about achieving dreams while hoping your light isn’t snuffed out early, while Ben Buck speaks a bit on privilege, being a proper ally to the cause, and the clear-cut difference in approach that Police bring to the table, depending on whom they are dealing with. This track is another notch in the belt of positivity for Austin hip-hop, so don’t sleep on it.
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