Watch “Sleep (The Fraternity) – Duke” on YouTube
Sleep’s debut album sent shock waves through listeners when the visuals dropped. Lockland 95 is a concept album centered on the sector of Cincinnati known as Lockland. Each track is introduced by Sleep giving a little background information on the people in the track followed by a spoken word segment.
His ability to tell you a story is made apparent in this album. The track Tiffany deals with prostitution. Did I mention he tells the tale through the eyes of the subject? An incredible feat of artistry, Sleep dictates a tale of an entire city in this album.
This is Duke. A troubled youth who gets involved in gang violence. Watch his story unfold. Tell me what you think in the comments.
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