ELLIS kills the track and gets away with it, with some help from partners in crime Statik Selekt and Legin, on “Smooth Criminal.”

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Continuing with his Ocean Grown campaign, emcee ELLIS follows up his Statik Selektah produced “Super Conscious” with an equally smooth offering, “Smooth Criminal.”  Statik Selekt handles the boards, while in-house producer Legin handles the instrumentation.

ELLIS was first introduced to the world back in 2013, via Sway in the Morning.  That appearance led to a national TV debut via MTV’s Rap Fix the following year.  The exposure helped ELLIS gain the attention of industry tastemakers, and grow a core fanbase.  Today, he’s continuing to perfect his craft, while collabing with industry vets like Statik Selekt, and the results are nothing short of hip hop harmony.


Take a listen to his latest leak below, and look out for his full-length project, Ocean Grown, dropping August 17th.

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