Of all the one-MC-one-producer collaborations I’ve heard in recent years–MF Doom and Danger Mouse, Aceyalone and Rjd2, Common and Kanye–Murs and 9th Wonder have the most natural chemistry. On the new Murray’s Revenge (Record Collection), their second full-length, 9th’s lilting, soul-driven beats set a mellow mood that lets Murs’s confrontational, self-revelatory rhymes pull you in gently but doesn’t dilute his cocky magnetism. And while Murs doesn’t spin strictly autobiographical tales this time out–there aren’t any songs dedicated to women who’ve given him blow jobs–he’s still just as frank and perceptive. He can take hip-hop staples such as women, race, and the shoot-’em-up gangsta mystique and find the real-life details beneath the hackneyed stereotypes. “D.S.W.G. (Dark Skinned White Girls),” a sort-of sequel to “And This Is For . . .” from Murs 3:16, looks at white girls who act black (and vice versa) with sympathy and acceptance: “You say ‘Girrrrrl’ / Roll your eyes twist your neck / But it comes from the soul it don’t mean no disrespect.” And “Dreamchaser” is in part a look at how kids romanticize ghetto violence: “I play Pop Warner and I love Transformers / But you see the big homie standin’ out on the corner? / He got real guns, not the ones from GI Joe / He feared and respected like everywhere we go.” In terms of consistency, Murs is becoming the Jay-Z of independent hip-hop–everything he touches is a banger. Although 9th Wonder has appeared with Murs on this tour, he won’t be performing here. Supreeme, Serengeti, Haiku, and the Aristacats open. Sun 4/16, 9 PM, Abbey Pub, 3420 W. Grace, 773-478-4408 or 866-468-3401, $12 in advance, $14 at the door, 18+.