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Published on September 25th, 2023 | by Just Jay


Paul Wall & Termanology announce new collab project ‘Start, Finish, Repeat’ out 10/13, share new video single “Talk About It”

Paul Wall & Termanology have officially revealed that their upcoming album, “Start, Finish, Repeat,” is set to launch on October 13th. Additionally, they’ve shared a brand-new music video for their single titled “Talk About It.” The duo, both heavyweight figures in the realm of Hip-Hop, previously collaborated on the highly acclaimed album “Start 2 Finish” last year. This project skillfully combined Paul Wall’s distinctive Houston flair and magnetic lyricism with Termanology’s intricately woven rhyme patterns. The album paid homage to their respective roots in two iconic Hip-Hop cities: Houston and NYC.

Their initial connection was rooted in their shared passion for Hip-Hop and its culture. Building upon this foundation, Paul Wall & Termanology have reunited for a follow-up venture that boasts production from notable names like Statik Selektah and Large Professor, along with contributions from legendary Hip-Hop icons such as Bun B, AZ, and Sheek Louch.

In their latest single, “Talk About It,” this dynamic duo provides an insightful glimpse into the evolution of their creative rapport. Over the infectious beat crafted by the talented Large Professor, they deliver a densely packed lyrical performance, inviting listeners to engage in discussions about their substantial influence and contributions to the Hip-Hop landscape.

Paul Wall, renowned as “The People’s Champ,” maintains his legacy over a career spanning two decades. Despite his legendary status, he remains a humble student of the craft, consistently tapping into the underground scene. His encounter with Termanology came about through the legendary Statik Selektah, a mutual friend. Their collaboration on “Start 2 Finish” resulted in an authentic body of work. As they gear up for “Start, Finish, Repeat,” their intention is to continue pushing their artistic boundaries. Both artists venture outside their comfort zones to complement each other seamlessly.

“Start, Finish, Repeat” emerges as an organic convergence of Hip-Hop’s grassroots and the upper echelons of rap royalty. This fusion is characterized by commanding flows, intricate lyricism, and velvety beats provided by luminaries like Statik Selektah, Diamond D, and Buckwild. Paul Wall & Termanology once again artfully blend the essence of their respective Hip-Hop hometowns, culminating in a harmonious yet potent synthesis of two legendary careers and worlds. With Paul Wall’s recent resurgence from his viral verse on “Johnny Dang,” alongside Termanology’s continued impact as a vital underground rapper, their collective chemistry and storied contributions to Hip-Hop take center stage in “Talk About It” and the eagerly anticipated “Start, Finish, Repeat,” set to release on 10/13.

Start, Finish, Repeat – Tracklist

01. Wall Paper (No Chit Chat)
02. Palm Trees (feat. AZ & Solene)
03. It’s Magic (feat. CL Smooth)
04. Houston BBQ (feat. Bun B)
05. Talk About It
06. Positive Vibes (feat. Tony Sunshine)
07. Do It for the Ghetto (feat. Big K.R.I.T. & Lakeith Rashad)
08. Got It Made (feat. Peedie Crakk)
09. Blue Bill Bandit
10. Smoke Somethin’ (feat. Sheek Louch)
11.  Leather Recliner (feat. Mia Jae)
12. No Apologies (feat. Bun B & Deandre Nico)
13. Real Life


About Termanology:

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About Paul Wall:

Twitter | Instagram | Spotify | Apple Music | Audiomack | SoundCloud | YouTube

Termanology is a rapper and record producer hailing from Haverhill, Massachusetts. He initially broke onto the scene with his 2006 single, “Watch How It Go Down” produced by the legendary DJ Premier & the music video directed by Statik SelektahTermanology has since made himself a staple in the underground classic Hip-Hop scene, releasing more than 40 full-length projects, and collaborating with everyone from Bun B to Sheek Louch to Mac Miller. Known for his spirited lyricism and tight-knit flows, Termanology also serves as a radio personality at Eminem’s Shade 45 show on Sirius XM radio. Term is signed to Monster Energy as one of their exclusive “Monster Music” artists and does festivals for them annually. Beyond his seasoned career as an emcee, Termanology also has production credits for a diverse list of artists ranging from Wu-Tang Clan to Erykah Badu to The Lox to Benny The Butcher, and more. After initially linking up with Paul Wall last year for Start 2 Finish, as well as dropping two of his own solo projects, Termanology is nearly two decades into his career, and is showing no signs of slowing down as he reunites with Paul Wall for the forthcoming Start, Finish, Repeat – an expansion on their undeniable chemistry and complimentary bar work.

Paul Wall is a Hip-Hop icon – as one of Texas’s most successful independent musicians, he’s a rapper, DJ and entrepreneur all in one. Ever since 1999, Paul Wall has served as a foundational pillar of the Texas mixtape community and Hip-Hop scene at large – earning him the nickname “The People’s Champ”. In 2004, he earned a major label deal with Swishahouse Records‘ joint venture with Atlantic Records, which resulted in the subsequent release of his breakthrough album The People’s Champ. Debuting at #1 on the Billboard Top 200 Charts, and quickly reaching Platinum status, the album was backed by two of Paul Wall’s biggest hits in “Drive Slow” with Kanye West & GLC (130M+ Streams), and “Sittin’ Sidewayz” with Big Pokey (110M+ Streams). Beyond just his music, Paul Wall has become a cultural icon for his association with Gold Grillz, his decorated discography and community work. Beginning in 1998, Paul Wall partnered with the now world-famous jeweller Johnny Dang to sell custom Gold Grillz, building up an iconic clientele of celebrities worldwide, and still selling them out of their Houston jewelry store to this day. Each summer, Paul Wall hosts a Back2School Backpack Drive to help students in his community get prepared for the upcoming school year, and sets up countless toy drives each year around Christmas time, frequently partnering with various organizations in Texas for philanthropic causes. Paul Wall has recently gone viral for his stand-out verse on upcoming Texas rapper That Mexican OT’s hit “Johnny Dang” – a testament to both his longevity and icon status.

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