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Rayko Pipes' voice and Kenny Ryan's fingers deliver all these in abundance. Whether with a lick inspired by Robert Johnson, or an arpeggio mirroring George Harrison, notes rain from Kenny's lead guitar - crystal clear and driving, making tracks march to the beat of a lyrical drummer: Rayko.
This unlikely pairing has its roots in New Jersey, a melting pot of musical styles and attitudes. Rayko brings the street knowledge and Kenny the musicality, fusing together songs that move and inspire. Much more than boastful rants, Rayko's lyrics reflect an evolved understanding. Like his earliest influence, Bob Marley, Rayko exists in the beat AND the message. Kenny Ryan will tell you that he prefers his guitar doing the talking, while he basks in an eternal state of bliss. His instruments however, not just talk, but sing, wail, holler, and scream. Be it on guitar, or sitar, Kenny easily compliments and augments any track he flavors.
Their original compositions tread the line between rap and rock. Sometimes Rayko will flow with spoken poetry, and sometimes he'll ...