“Break it down, all I see is digits,” raps Philly’s Andre Altrez on his latest single “Mind Ur,” a meditation on finance and focus. As vintage house keyboard tones pump through your headphones and a downtempo breakbeat keeps a suave rhythm to the proceedings, Altrez repeats mantra-like phrases about keeping his mind on an artist’s ongoing mission: turning creative pursuits into profit.
He’s aspirational (“I can’t waste a fuckin’ thought, I’m too busy counting cash”) and he’s a motivational sage (“if it don’t make dollars then it don’t make sense”), and in the process, created a juicy three-minutes-and-change earworm for your Thursday. Take a listen below.
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