What's the Word?

by Mr. Rust

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What's the Word? is the latest album from Mr. Rust.

Each song is carefully constructed using field recordings, samples, scratches, an electronic drum kit as well as live percussion including a hand drum and chimes.

The entire framework is woven to be more than just a beat-tape, but a creative piece of work that shows the full breadth that instrumental hip hop music can and should have.


“I have to say the opening track surprised me the most: it sets the tone for a dynamic and versatile 30-minute instrumental journey. Short but recommended, this EP is definitely not a dime a dozen.”

Danny, The Find Magazine

“Yet another satisfying beat album from Vancouver’s Mr. Rust worth every penny you’ll be willing to send his way. Support great work”

Gypsy Eyes, Underground Me Now

“The result of his original approach to beatmaking is 8 creatively diverse instrumentals, that offer a breath of fresh air amid this overpopulated online beat market.”

Eye Know Hip Hop


released April 13, 2014

All works are the product of Mr. Rust's imagination, with the exception of Dreams of Jane (Gstyles provides the scratches) and Us is Always (Gstyles provides the lead vocals and scratches).




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