This is pretty much garbage. Of course, the hip-hop standards seem to be a lot lower then when I was growing up so I can understand the high ratings. Someone farts today and it's wonderful. First of all, I grew up listening to the Wu and loved all the first solo records (in some cases the sophomore records). So GFK is like what 35 now and he's still throwing rhymes like he's 16. It sounds ridiculous unless you're sixteen or have the mind-set of a 16 year old. The beats are lacking and I noticed on a few tracks that the samples GFK uses are the same samples Redman has used in the past and Redman sounds 200% better over those tracks. His whole style and flow on this record is overkill. If a drummer was playing a roll throughout an entire song it would be considered ridiculous. Few people, if any, can make that work (Kool G Rap). The album features the clan which it's cool to hear their voices but the lyrics.....eh. I feel like if you are not in touch with where hip-hop was in 86-88 and 90-96, you may like this album. I think it's pretty bland...nothing new, nothing worth mentioning.
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