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In the midst of these two big-time campaigns local rapper-producer Roman Flowrs dropped a delightfully low-key EP of soul-driven hip-hop instrumentals called Denise. Roman named it after his first crush, Lisa Bonet's character on The Cosby Show, and occasionally Roman's warm production has just a smidgen of lo-fi fuzziness that sounds like the songs could've been lifted from a VHS recording of the TV show. It's also in tune with the laid-back sound of 2013's OneHellofaPromo, on which Roman fills his lyrics about growing up in Englewood with the kinds of personal details that make him seem like someone you could've been fast friends with growing up. The pleasant, lived-in beats on Denise exude the same personality as Roman's rapping, and listening to "Big Bank Huxtable" I can just picture him as a kid waking up on Saturday mornings to watch old episodes of The Cosby Show.