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“The Introduction / Let Me Enter Your Mind” is the only release by New York-based rapper Eluv, which hit the shelves in 1993 under NBS Records. This maxi-single, available on both cassette tape and vinyl, showcases Eluv’s unique style and lyricism, which helped him make a mark in the hip-hop scene.
The maxi-single comprises four tracks, with two distinct versions of “The Introduction” — the original 5:04 mix and the radio mix, which is slightly shorter at 4:10. Both renditions of “The Introduction” highlight Eluv’s storytelling abilities and knack for crafting engaging hooks. The raw mix of “The Introduction” runs for 6:32, providing listeners with an unfiltered and authentic listening experience.
The final track, “Let Me Enter Your Mind,” spans 4:42 and allows Eluv to demonstrate his skill in weaving intricate rhymes and delivering them with precision. The song is a testament to Eluv’s talent as an emcee, showcasing his potential in the hip-hop genre.
Although Eluv’s discography may be limited to this maxi-single, “The Introduction / Let Me Enter Your Mind” remains a hidden gem within the hip-hop community, especially for those seeking unique and memorable tracks from the early 1990s. The release demonstrates that even with a single offering, an artist can leave an indelible impression on the music scene.