In March 2013, LightningCloud won the east coast-vs-west coast "Battle for the Best" hip hop competition at South by Southwest. The group, which consists of Aboriginal MCs RedCloud and Crystle Lightning accompanied by DJ Hydroe, received a cash prize of $10,000 as well as something harder to put a price tag on: A recording session with hugely successful producer Timbaland. The fruits of that labor have finally been released — a track called "Sake Bombs." You can listen to the clip here; it's also available (for now, at least) as a free download.
For more of LightningCloud's music, visit the group's SoundCloud page.
In the video below, RedCloud and Lightning express their gratitude to Power 106, the radio station that has supported them, as well as to their family and friends. They also reveal the reason that the release date of November 18 was chosen: