Check Out Consequence’s “Straighten It Out” Freestyle

New York City’s own, Consequence is back. Today the wordsmith returns to the interwebs with something new for our listening enjoyment, putting his own touches on a legendary backdrop from Pete Rock & CL Smooth. Today Consequence drops off his “Straighten It Out” freestyle, once again, and effortlessly, showing off his lyrical abilities. The instrumental makes a nice home for the wordsmith, who recently shared the stages at the Panorama Festival with A Tribe Called Quest.

The Cons takes to the legendary instrumental and puts together another solid example of his wordplay, lacing the instrumental with a barrage of quotables along the way. Whatever you do today, don’t sleep on this one. Check out the new track in the stream below and speak your thoughts on it after the jump. Stay tuned for much more from Consequence coming soon.


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