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Too many words, can't hear the words
on December 6, 2014
I'm as big a fan of 90s hip hop as anyone but this record reveals some of the common flaws in that genre. There is a lot of dense rapping on the tracks, but the words are often hard to make out clearly, so that's self defeating. You don't have distinctive sounding voices like, say, Guru's or Tone Loc's or Snoop Dog's, and while the beats are funky the tracks are pretty samey, there are a lot of them all following the same formula of drum machine beat, a few samples, and lots and lots and lots of words. I kept one track, but these guys aren't hip hop standouts for me.