RZA as Bobby Digital-Bobby Digital In Stereo

Label: HHC Records
Format: 2xLP colored vinyl

For RSD 2023 Bobby Digital's origin story is revisited on an exclusive colored vinyl offering. In November of 1998, Wu-Tang Clan mastermind RZA unleashed his first solo record, and his memorable alter-ego, Bobby Digital. Bobby Digital In Stereo is essentially a soundtrack. A soundtrack to a Blaxploitation/ martial arts film that never was - at least outside of the imagination of the artist and the listener - as RZA channels the martial arts superhero (or perhaps anti-hero) inspirations of his youth into his Bobby Digital persona. The recording follows a loose storyline of RZA's endeavors as Bobby Digital - out to enlighten the people of the projects to the poisons of the hood that surrounded them every day. Production-wise, the release features a different approach from RZA's work with Wu-Tang – a layered experimental keyboard driven sound instead of dusted sample-heavy beats – a technique RZA called the “Digital Orchestra.” Bobby Digital In Stereo rode to number 16 on the Billboard top 200 – peaked at number 3 on the Top R&B/Hip Hop albums chart - and went on to RIAA Gold status. Bobby Digital In Stereo is now regarded by many as the best of RZA's Bobby Digital projects.

A Side A1. Intro A2. B.O.B.B.Y. A3. Unspoken Word A4. Slow Grind African A5. Airwaves A6. Love Jones B Side B1. N.Y.C. Everything (feat. Method Man) B2. Mantis B3. Slow Grind French B4. Holocaust (Silk Worm) B5. Terrorist C Side C1. Bobby Did It (Spanish Fly) C2. Hand Writing On The Wall C3. Kiss Of A Black Widow C4. Slow Grind Italian C5. My Lovin' Is Digi D Side D1. Domestic Violence D2. Project Talk D3. Lab Drunk D4. Fuck What You Think D5. Daily Routine

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