"Mastermind", and the Blacklisted project as a whole, redirected Skepta back into a less commercial sound. British soul singer Etta Bond's distorted, layered vocals contribute to the cloudy, bass-fuelled production that forms an atmosphere to explore cannabis psychosis. While in parts Skepta sounds like he's tripping out, the mastermind's fully at work here as he flips the sonic script on this experimental jam. As a project and point in time, Blacklisted marked a major shift in Skepta's career that saw him explore new ground. Laura 'Hyperfrank' Brosnan

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