After party in the parking lot...
I saw this shit over on OKP and had to put up an mp3.
E-40 - Da Dummy
It sounds like Turf Talk's on the hook but I don't really know. Anyways, this track is shit hot. I think the electric toms have BEEN played since Wait (E-A-Ski's bite for Bang It bothers me every time I hear it), but whatever that burping, moving, panning synth is, it's insane. That makes the track. 40 Water is on the top of his game here, too, chopping and stuttering his way through the beat.
While most Bay artists that have been around through the G-Funk era sounded way hotter 8 years ago, I think E-40 has been solid on the new Rick Rock "Hyphy" sound. Automatic. Gas, Break, Dip, etc. His style matches all these buzzing keys and insane drums well enough that I don't miss the Zoom or Hope I Don't Go Back Fonzarelli that much. I'm not saying he's better now, but I'm certainly not complaining.