We’ve said it before: Dee La Kream is one to watch. And with his full-length debut The Way Of Life, the French hip hop producer finally emerges from the shadows. Musical photosynthesis: using jazz and soul to turn his hip hop productions into fruitful backdrops for emcees such as Rashaan Ahmad (of Crown City Rockers), Dizzy Dustin (of Ugly Duckling), and Gift Of Gab (of Blackalicious).

Listen to the full album below, and keep an eye out for more: