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Eshon Burgundy – ‘The Passover’ album review
4 Overall Score

Label:

NFTRY

For Fans Of:

Th3 Saga, Abiv, Stef Silva

We Like:

“Dead Letter”

Eshon Burgundy – ‘The Passover’ album review

Eshon Burgundy, CCM Magazine - imageEshon Burgundy’s latest album isn’t necessarily a concept album per se, but it’s heavily rooted in the Biblical story of The Passover, with songs anchored in the before-and-after of God’s work in the life of the album’s protagonist. The veteran hip-hop artist exposes his own need for the gospel atop a largely old-school hip-hop feel that lacks aggression or even vivid tones that keep the focus on lyrics. Burgundy’s story is perhaps best told on “Dead Letter” where he says, “Dead to my sin, alive in the flesh/ life in my pen, a drum in my chest/ heart of conviction, grateful and blessed/ fully forgiven, tasting regret.” Passover is chill with lots of chew on.

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Matt Conner
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Matt Conner is a writer/editor who has interviewed approximately 2,000 musicians, authors, directors, actors and other artists. He’s the Managing Editor for PledgeMusic, a former editor with Vox Media, and writes regularly for numerous print- and web-based publications, including Under the Radar, Relevant and the Indianapolis Star.