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On 2009’s “Guns & Butter,” MCs X.O. and K-BETA made great use of producer J-Scrilla‘s methodical composition. It showcased the rappers’ formidable mic skills and proved that good things can happen when they’re on the same page.

Scrilla’s recently released single, “On the Reels,” pairs X.O. and BETA once more. This time, the pace is quicker as they ponder false facades. This is the first single from J-Scrilla’s forthcoming album, Reel High. Listen below.