Dragon, V1 Makes RapReviews Top Ten Albums of 2012
"Sum is one of the most wildly creative people in hip-hop." - RapReviews.com
"...the collection of producers showcases an encyclopedic knowledge of hip-hop's last two decades." - Consequence of Sound
"[Dragon] let's the listener know that Sum is a thoughtful and wise rapper" - Surviving The Golden Age
Dragon, Vol. 1 is the first in a two-volume series from Sum that not only features his trademark blend of storytelling, intricate lyricism and broad range of songwriting styles, but some of the best beatsmiths and rising star producers of the era. Some of them include Grammy-award winners Needlz and Ski Beatz, Low End Theory alumni Computer Jay, P.U.D.G.E. and Dibia$e, Ninja Tune + Def Jux affiliate Blockhead, Mochilla producer Bei Ru, former Odd Future affiliate brandUn deShay, Atlanta powerhouses Illastrate & Yamin Semali, Chicago mainstay Tye Hill (Sir Michael Rocks) and young rising superproducer DK The Punisher (look him up).
Dragon, Vol. 2 will be released late 2013/ early 2014.