Kool Kim of The UMC's has released a new single, "Don't Talk No More" featuring production by Grammy Award-nominated producer MarkPain.
"This track has crazy bounce and a distinct soundscape. It's the type of track that can define an artist's sound," Kim explained in a press release. "To make this track a complete record and to be certain it would bump in all systems, we traveled all the way to the Netherlands to enlist the aid of one of the most amazing young engineers, 808Diffraction. This young man is literally a genius. The track is eq'd perfectly for all listening applications. Not only are we coming with the Bop, but it's quality curated."
In a Facebook video, Kim thanked his fanbase for their support of his releases through the years. "I'm really excited for you all to hear this, and I really appreciate the support," Kim said. "Y'all have been down with me for so many years and in so many forms in all the things I've done."
Staten Island duo The UMC's debuted in 1991 on Stu and Amy Fine's Wild Pitch Records with Fruits of Nature. Their album, which contained a free spirited Native Tongue's vibe, contained the hits "Blue Cheese," "One To Grow On," and "Anyway The Wind Blows." The promotional poster for the group's debut album was displayed prominently on the set of the television series Martin, hanging on the door of the living room closet.
In 1994, the group released their second full length album, Unleashed, which contained "Time To Set It Straight" and "Hit The Track." In 2008, Kool Kim released "Y'all Should All Get Lynched" under the pseudonym NYOIL. The UMC's reunited in 2014 and released the single and video "NUDon't."
Download Kim's new single "Don't Talk No More" here.