Lauryn Hill. That’s what first came to mind when listening to track one labelled ‘Hydro’, from Lucille Ghatti’s second mixtape ‘High Grade’. After completely hypnotising my ears with beats by Dilla and pure poetical lyrics, ‘Amori Infiniti’ earned the spot in my top 10 favourite mixtapes this year. ‘High Grade’ is just as beautiful.
After dropping Amori Infiniti earlier this year, California’s own Lucille Ghatti is back proving it was no fluke. With production from Poly3ster Tha Saint, Midtownpat, The Highlights, Leken Taylor, Ziptopher, Thelonious Martin and Dj Wes. Not to mention mixtape features from Mike G. IllCamille , MidTownPat, The Highlights, GoldSmith and Tay Walker. This project has several different styles of Lucille’s take on soul music. It comes from a different place in Ms. Ghatti , somewhere in which Amori Infiniti didn’t exist. The emotions displayed in “High Grade” are much more defined, the projection of soul is a bit more polished, and the lyrics are more vibrant.
Stream the mixtape or download it below.