Optimistically Speaking

by People Without Shoes

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5420 Records is proud to present People Without Shoes new album entitled Optimistically Speaking Double Disc CD + DVD The Opumentary celebrating the
20 year anniversary of (Thoughts Of A Optimist) the debut suppose of been released summer of 1996. Fast forward 2016 Optimistically Speaking the album is a collection of rare demos straight off of cassettes out of the shoe box to bring you this new classic. The songs were recorded before and after (Thoughts Of A Optimist) you get to hear This lyrical massacre as TempopmeT devours each beat with a Insatiable appetite of word play and delivery the DVD is a in-depth look about his life starting off as a kid from the hood with a dream to make records to eventually becoming a icon on the underground rap scene with legendary status. But not knowing the pitfalls of this machine called the music industry you get the life of a artist destined to be great but forced with trials and tribulations. Get up close and personal with TempopmeT as you hear the best story never told of People Without Shoes featuring exclusive interviews from Nappy Red, Bathtubbs, 3 D.O.A, Ron Blakwards, Hot Waterz and much more. No filters, raw uncut footage, take a tour thru the streets of the Bronx where hip-hop started. As we embark on this green road inspired by originality, the purist essence of hip-hop


SPECIAL THANKS...
MY FAMILY, MY MOMS KADY, KAYA, ASHLEY, ALI,
UNCLE MIKE, AUNT STEPH, MICHELLE, NICOLE,
MY POPS, KAZZIM, NAJAAH, LAMONT, JULANDA,
SEVEN (I LOVE YOU SON), SOUR PATCH, 3 D.O.A, PHADE, TRAX, S.O.L.E, NAPPY RED, BATHTUBBS, RON BLAKWARDZ, J.STRINGZ, HOT WATERZ, RICH SOURCE (LIONS DEN STUDIO), SCURRY STUDIO,
MYTEE THOR (STITCH BY STITCH), SMB. DMB, BMP,
BRONXDALE aka SOTOMAYOR HOUSES, BX BORO,
NYC, CHRIS & NIEL (DUST & DOPE RECORDS FAM),
GHR, PATROCK HESSE, HEAVY JEWELZ RECORDS,
199X SUBCITY RADIO, UNDERGROUNDHIPHOP,
HHV, WORLDWRAPFEDERATION, OBSERVANT,
DO NOTHING, WWF BUTTERCUPS, SCURRY PROMO,
5420 RECORD STAFF, E. DAPH BEAR BEATS,
RAQUEL SWEETS (I CAN’T DO THIS WITHOUT YOU)
SWEET MONET ENT, SCURRY LIFE DJS, 7EVENEFX,
SADADAY SPECIAL TV, P.W.S TV, SCURRY LIFE DJS,
SADAMAN FILMS, SCURRY LIFE DVD, THE WEALTH,
SCURRY LIFE GANG, LYRICIST LOUNGE, THE POINT,
FAT BEATS, CELLA DWELLAS, DENNIS MICTCHELL,
YUREM (FIREHOUSE STUDIO), DAP (THX 4 THE LOGO)
LK, REVREND SHA, LOVE, SHELL ONE, WILL SPLIFF
REST IN PEACE (MY GRANDMA , UNCLE ROBBIE,
UNCLE TABU, PAPA FARRINGTON, PAPA BARNEY, LOVE O, MS. COOKIE, ZIG ALLAH, BABY MAD (U WILL BE MISSED) THIS ALBUM IS DEDICATED TO MY FANS THX YOU FOR APPRECIATING PWS MUSIC…

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released August 22, 2016

TRACK LIST
1. OPTIMISTICALLY SPEAKING (Intro) 1:15
(Prod. By J. Stringz)

2. ZERO DIVIDE (Rehearsal) 3:20
(Prod. By Hard Hat Ent.)

3. OPMET FLIPS Feat. MENASISS THERiPISS NAPPY RED* 4:43
(Prod. By Marc Lindell)

4. ACTUAL FACTUAL 3:43
(Prod. By Hard Hat Ent.)

5. Musical Fearz Feat. TRAX 5:00
(Prod. By Rich Source)

6. TANGLED LACES 2:35
(Prod. By TempopmeT)

7. PEEP THE POETRY Feat. BATHTUBBS* 5:36
(Prod. By Brooklyn Kev)

8. NO ME WITHOUT U (Interlude) 1:24
(Prod. By J. Stringz)

9. ZERO DIVIDE 0.1 4:22
(Prod. By Rich Source)

10. BOX 3:55
(Prod. By Rich Source)

11. MUSICAL FEARZ (Remix) 4:25
(Prod. By Hard Hat Ent.)

12. LATCHES Feat. DEMI GODZ 3:38
(Prod. By Rich Source)

13. PROLIFIC HOLOGRAM 4:00
(Prod. By Hard Hat Ent.)

14. CAN U DIG IT Feat. BATHTUBBS* 3:20
(Prod. By Brooklyn Kev)

15. OPTIMISTICALLY SPEAKING (Outro) :58
(Prod. By J. Stringz)


Executive Producer TempopmeT
Associate Producer Raquel Sweets
A&R Ron Blakwardz
Mixed and Remastered by Rich Source
at Lions Den Studio NYC

Label - 5420 RECORDS ℗ & © 2016
Catalog# - 5420CD001
Format: CD (compact disc)
Format: DVDr
Genre: Documentary
Directed, Produced & Edited by TempopmeT
HD color (02:05:01) Minutes
Sadaman Films ℗ & © 2016
Configuration - CD/DVDr (Double Disc Jewel Case)

Art Direction By 7evenEFX
ELO MAN By Darryl “DAP” Arrington
Photography By Clay McBride

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People Without Shoes released his debut single “Green Shoe Laces” in 1994, on cassette and vinyl formats, receiving heavy rotation on mainstream radio stations, praised by critics as a versatile emcee with unlimited flows, well crafted lyricism, complimented by a voice that alone would stop you dead in your tracks.1995 the hype for more music was met with 3 more singles & major airplay on B.E.T ... more

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