Onra "My Comet"
Vinyl junkie Onra likes to combine the best of hip-hop and soul from the distant past with findings from his travels to places like Vietnam, from where he takes his ancestry. Having recently released two Tribute EPs, with Quetzal, and a globally-inspired second solo LP, 1.0.8., the Parisian beat-head now offers hip-hop with Eastern influences on a split EP, My Comet/ Shhhhhhh, as installment #7 of the All City Beatstrumental Series. “My Comet” starts off with a demented voice introducing a tickled electro-soul tune that features a subdued, harmonic chorus line running throughout a low-key beat. Only an enthusiastic radio announcer breaks this comfortably ambling groove. Lulu McAllister