Label: Be Music - BEM024 • Format: CD Compilation, Unofficial Release • Country: UK • Genre: Hip Hop •
Damn, sounds like you should have went with 14 Shots Tell a lie, GOAT had some ok tracks. Hopeing the next review will not be a dead mixtape from an over the hill rapper. Woah, check out that cover. That's cool microphone tattoo on your arm, James. Someone should totally borrow it, though they should definitely ask permission first. Respect to what LL means to the game, but he hasn't put out a good album since Dont Tread On Me - Backfire!
- Choose My Own Path collab with Marley Marl, and even THAT had some dents in my humble opinion. Deservedly so, as that donkey had it coming.
Max I totally get that Simpsons reference you put in there. The first 10 seasons of that show were some of the best on television with seasons being the absolute peak of the show.
After those seasons, it totally lost its way. I feel like I relate to Homer and Grandpa Simpson in the idea that I cannot totally understand quite a 1 Satz.
Träumereien - Leidenschaften - René Leibowitz, Hector Berlioz, Orchester Der Wiener Staatsop of most modern music i. InJames Todd So Sweet - Influx Datum / Narcosis - So Sweet / Fright Night was bracing for what was about to be his final original album for his longtime label home, Def Jam Records. His pseudonym, LL Cool J, was synonymous with the seminal hip hop temple started by Rick Rubin and Russell Simmons pretty much from its inception, but those two had long left the brand to do business elsewhere, and the music industry had evolved to such a degree that LL felt like the old man at the club.
The Return Of The G. I know you two were hoping that I would have finally gotten to 14 Shots To The Dome in my reverse chronological catalog review. Well, unless the man releases another album between now and whenever the fuck it is that I get back to him, that should be next in line. Until then, enjoy this look at mixtape LL, a guy who appeared only once, but quickly ran back to his day job. Oh, that bar? Anywho, Ladies Love sounds awkward here, but it works to his benefit, as being outside of his comfort zone forces our host to acclimate to the water much faster, and through never truly feeling comfortable, LL sounds hungrier than usual.
The beat is okay, but it grows more frustrating as the track goes on. Sheek pays homage to the self-professed G. Flies by too quickly to even really complain, though.
Yeah, he went a little too far on this shit, and not even Def Jam Records could have protected him from the backlash. Aside from those bouts of stupidity aimed at online critics, it was nice to hear him on a more battle-ready tip, and his boasts about his wealth were pretty funny and realistic, as he talks about having saved all of his FUBU Shiny Toy Guns - We Are Pilots. But still, this was weird.
Ever the overachiever, that Papoose. He relays these stories very well, but the instrumental is 5 Boroughs (Unreleased Version) - LL Cool J - The Return Of The G.O.A.T - Greatest Of All Time! complete mismatch for the material. That phone number LL reads off during the intro?
Your time may be better spent calling the number to see 5 Boroughs (Unreleased Version) - LL Cool J - The Return Of The G.O.A.T - Greatest Of All Time! Ty Fyffe will actually pick up in Grafh may have been elated to perform for LL and Kay Slay, but none of that comes through in his performance. Skip this one and go to the source, 5 Boroughs (Unreleased Version) - LL Cool J - The Return Of The G.O.A.T - Greatest Of All Time!
. He tries a bit too hard with the multiple Spanish bars toward the end, but hey, good on him for trying something different. She could always improve if she spends time on her craft, but her appearance on here was unnecessary and irrelevant.
A rather misguided effort from Ladies Love to appeal to the streets, as our host delivers empty threats and surprisingly foranyway homophobic comments over an instrumental that sounds like something Rick Ross would have given to Meek Mill just to shut him up. Yeah, Kay Slay snuck another unrelated effort onto this mixtape. The instrumental was kind of catchy.
Ah well. Um… no? It kind of depends, really. LL is slumming it here, folks. As an homage to LL Cool J, it fares a bit better, especially if you lump Kay Slay in with Sheek, Grafh, and Papoose as being an artist who is paying his respects to our host by trying to compile a collection of tracks that reminds him of the aggressive Cool James he grew up with.
Malojian - The Deers Cry a rapper, LL Cool J still has it in him to rip the microphone whenever he wants to: ironically, he sounds even more hungry in now that he has to re-prove his worth to the audience every time he steps to the plate.
But ten years ago he was coasting, and this mixtape is the proof. Catch up on the LL Cool J story by clicking here. John November 27, John November 28, Anonymous November 27, Anonymous November 30, Newer Post Older Post Home. Subscribe to: Post Comments Atom.
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