Columbus, Ohio, hip-hop artists RJD2 and Blueprint certainly aren't hurting for work. Everyone from El-P to Massive Attack has enlisted the former for production and remixes, while the latter has a well-received solo career and the group Greenhouse Effect to keep him busy. Together, however, the two comprise the Golden Age-style duo Soul Position, and as their sophomore album's title attests, Things Go Better with RJ and Al especially when Blueprint's threatening to boycott BET (and rap stereotypes) over one of RJ's vintage-R&B-fueled beats. They'll do it live Friday, with Michigan rhymer One Be Lo (a KRS-One disciple and former member of the group Binary Star) opening.
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