The long-awaited follow-up to their 1999 LP Self:Volume 1, Triple Crown continues the Mountain Brother tradition of excellent production, rough rhymes and lots of scratching. DJs are the star of the show in about half the tracks, like “Badbasskicks” featuring Fifth Platoon, “MB’s Are Back” featuring DJ Jay-Ski, and “The Roli Rho Show” featuring Roli Rho. Styles Infinite and Peril-L drop science to a lovely blues-inspired beat on “Hostile Takeover,” and producer Chops creates more magic with “Peril-L Universe” and “Birds Of Paradise.” Hopefully this new record will give this hardworking crew some of the respect and exposure they deserve.