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listen  1. Paris To Purple City [Explicit]Agallah 'The Don Bishop 5:44$0.99  Buy MP3 
listen  2. The French Connection [Explicit]Agallah 'The Don Bishop' 5:12$0.99  Buy MP3 
listen  3. No War [Explicit]Agallah 'The Don Bishop' 4:20$0.99  Buy MP3 
listen  4. Money Rules The World/ICI Bas [Explicit]Agallah 'The Don Bishop 5:02$0.99  Buy MP3 
listen  5. Da Street [Explicit]Agallah 'The Don Bishop' 4:34$0.99  Buy MP3 
listen  6. Hip-Hop [Explicit]Agallah 'The Don Bishop' 4:52$0.99  Buy MP3 
listen  7. Rap Is All Around The World [Explicit]Agallah 'The Don Bishop' 5:07$0.99  Buy MP3 
listen  8. New York/Ville De Lumieres [Explicit]Agallah 'The Don Bishop' 4:40$0.99  Buy MP3 
listen  9. Baby Girl [Explicit]Agallah 'The Don Bishop' 4:03$0.99  Buy MP3 
listen10. It's Been A Long Way/La Route Est Longue [Explicit]Agallah 'The Don Bishop' 4:40$0.99  Buy MP3 

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Shiest Bubz, the brain child behind the Harlem based group Purple City, returns on The I.B.D. I.B.D. contains the bass thumping, head nodding beats paired with the street-smart, get money lyrics that fans have come to expect from the Purple City brand. This time Shiest brings the new crew that he's been developing for the last two years, Smoke DZA, Bway Slim, Den 10 and others. Lined up ... Read more in Amazon's Purple City Store

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Product Details

  • Audio CD (November 8, 2005)
  • Original Release Date: 2005
  • Number of Discs: 1
  • Label: Babygrande Records
  • ASIN: B000BJ7CYW
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #661,504 in Music (See Top 100 in Music)

Editorial Reviews

A truly collaborative affair from inception through execution, ten French emcees traveled to New York for three weeks to record with Purple City and Dipset. With Purple Citys Agallah supplying production for the entire album, the album is novel and stylistically fresh, featuring alternating verses in both English and French. Paris to Purple City is a true testament to the extensive and globally penetrating influence of hip-hop music and culture. Paris to Purple City also includes special guest appearances from Dipsets Jim Jones and Hell Rell. Babygrande. 2005.

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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By Bentley on November 20, 2005
Format: Audio CD
With all the fans the Diplomats have, there are still lots of people who seem to have something against them... mostly "old-school" hip-hop fans it seems. But no matter what, you have to appreciate the scale that they are taking their music to - basically running the mixtape scene right now, releasing their own solo albums, as well as colab CDs... all of which are among the best rap records around. And now expanding to Europe... first (I think) with S.A.S. from London, and now to Paris with about 10 or so of the hottest up and coming French rappers. Not only is this brilliant from a CD sales perspective, but their music is consistently fire, so when they are releasing tons of CDs, it isn't compromising their quality.

Anyways - getting to the point, this CD has a different feel than other Diplomats records, partly because it's all produced by Agallah "The Don Bishop", plus the French influence on it.

Even if you haven't liked the Diplomats in the past, I definitely recommend giving this one a chance - really has a great flow and feel to it all thru the album.

Also check out the new Juelz Santana CD - "What The Game's Been Missing!"
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2 of 3 people found the following review helpful By Derek Ryder on November 15, 2005
Format: Audio CD
I loved this album, with all the awsome beats, ryhmes and also FRENCH rappers now thats what I liked about it!, Because its soo unique how good french rappers really sound like, I'm going to be honest that i have heard french rappers before and dont like them but this was soo good loved how they ryhmed in french, production is really good hard beats like "The French Connection" and some not really hard like "Paris 2 Purple City" and "Money Rules The World" and more.. I can tell you this album will really get on you cause of its UNIQUE style, Love This Album Gotta Give It An 4/5 stars

1 Paris to Purple City 5/5 good starter good beat and ryhmes

2 French Connection 5/5++ this is probally the best beat on this album!

3 No War 4.5/5 unique beat love it!

4 Money Rules the World/Ici Bas 5/5++ love this song good production!

5 Da Street 2.5/5 didnt fell it at all!

6 Hip-Hop 2/5 didnt feel this at all!

7 Rap Is All Around the World 5/5+++ my fav and a good first single too!

8 New York/Ville de Lumières 3.5/5 beats kinda off but still ok

9 Baby Girl 5/5++ good song love it!

10 It's Been a Long Way/La Route Est Longue 1/5 awfull!!!

overall 4/5 good album, has some real awsome french rappers on this!
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By napalm on January 1, 2006
Format: Audio CD
First off, this album is great. Some people might not like it because of the fact that half of all the songs are in French. That should not be a downfall. GREAT beats on this album. The lyrics are pretty good too. I assume the French guys are rapping good too.

What really gets the 5 stars from me is the fact that Purple City really did this type of album. I believe it is the first of its kind and they did it well. To have good rap album with two different languages during the whole CD is amazing.

All in all, this was a great album. Will stay in my CD collection for quite a while.
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