Drongomala and 4D met in London, 2003 and worked together for a short period but only recently (Sep/Oct 2005) did they get the time to get down to a full collaboration. Perfectly timed as Drongomala was in San Francisco mixing his genre busting debut album 'Scale' which was recorded in Kerala, South India. The fruit of this new partnership is the eponymously titled 'Elemental'. Taking place on the kitchen table of 4D's apartment in SanFrancisco the pair got to making music and writing the candidate tracks for the record. Gear was minimal, Vibes were great and the speed was quick - within a few weeks a host of rappers and musicians came through the door to improv and knock it back and forth. The kitchen had become a resteraunt where all kinds of plates were being served up. Guest rappers from the Bay and nearby Oakland shine in the Elemental sessions. Azeem, Blaccsmyth, Folklore, Hanif and Tiye Selha all guest on the album.
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