Dynamite: Mike Agent X Clark Drops The Heat

This is a huge record! Detroit veteran Mike “Agent X” Clark’s appropriately titled “The Heat” sounds like a monologue from a Blaxploitation film because it is. It’s from the 1974 Gilbert Moses film Willie Dynamite – a film that made the world realize you could actually make a “nuanced” movie about a pimp. Rosco Orman stars as Willie Dynamite, and the peacock title character lends his name and wit to Clark’s “The Heat” (Willie Dynamite edition). Clark edits the dialog for maximum effectiveness with a rhythm section that bounces and hangs low, ready to pop.

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