And though he very well could be the rightful successor to the Biggie-Jigga-Nas triptych, Get Rich isn't quite the masterpiece 50 seems capable of, impressive or not. Wtf happen to hip hop? So use the widget below to search for what you really want, buy it, and the blog gets some of the profit. Loved it when it came out I had a huge Aftermath bias in the early half of the past decade, for some reason. Keep up the good work Max. Unauthorized use of any of the author's work on any other website or publication will be subject to legal action. Recording Engineer, StudioPersonnel - Dr.
And he has one great album. But the guy makes great songs or at least, used to. Also, in no way did I just compare Curtis Jackson to Ras Kass lyrically. If you would have reviewed thiswhen it dropped you would of had a completely different opinion as you wuldnt of had ten years to manifest hate for the dude. After reading your reviews its clear that you have one stance on hip hop and are far from being open mimded or a hip hop head for that matter. Max, I love you're blog and am a similar Wu-Tang fanatic. Too bad you've chosen this blog not to highlight real rap music but rather trash bona fide classics from the west coast or any other album that benefits from its considerable contribution.
Dre produced this shit, it gives me a headache. If you cut Blood Hound, Don't Push Me and Gotta Make It To Heaven, this album is almost perfect. I hated the massacre, and yes there are some terrible songs on here, but theres also a handful of one that can't be fucked with. Recording Engineer, StudioPersonnel - Kairi Cushnie, Asst. Dre during his annual physical, and the rest is history. You can say he isn't lyrical, but some of his lines are pretty funny.
Many Men is a great track, and is more real than the botox in Jay-Z's lips. I understand your review but albums already classic. Nothing here is a miss though, everything is bumping, even the song about Heaven and Hell I can enjoy as an atheist. All rights reserved by the author. I mean I understand that 50 has the exact same flow on almost every song, but there's something about him I just really love that is everything before Curtis- I even like The Massacre a lot Curtis is just trash. I can understand bristling when people call Get Rich Or Die Tryin' a classic.
Many, many, many many mothafuckas should want this on wax. When reviewing and critiquing hip hop, you have to look for impact, content, originality, cadence and so on and so forth. I just wasted your time with the Curtis Jackson story. The following tracks are identified as bonus tracks: 17. It's funny, because you fault 50 Cent for not being a rapper with substance, but this review has almost no substance at all. This is supposed to be entertainment! East side or westside, hip hop not what it used to be.
Probably the most hyped debut album by a rap artist in about a decade, most likely since Snoop's Doggystyle 1993 or perhaps Nas' Illmatic 1994 , 50 Cent's Get Rich or Die Tryin' certainly arrived amid massive expectations. Ignore what I said on the last track. That song is just bad, but this song is fucking terrible. But to say it isn't good is ridiculous. He makes catchy, fun gangster rap. But as a businessman, he can be pretty brilliant. Your just pass by Many men Like that? Can't complain bout the Dre instrumental, though.
Quick Review 27 Listen: 6+ I love this album. I'd love for you to check it out and see what kind of monster you have created. In true Ras Kass fashion, part of the problem is the beats, but Curtis has regular access to Dr. Recording Engineer, StudioPersonnel - Dr. You can't take that away from him. Enough internet space has been occupied with the Curtis Jackson story, so I won't waste your time with that here.
I wish Supreme Clientele did Get Rich or Die Tryin' numbers. Rap in hip-hop is about many things. Still, better than anything that 50 put out afterwards. And your anti-west coast bias never stops. Guy just brings it the way he knows how, some people have continued to appreciate it and some people moved on.
If this trash wasn't such a blatant sellout attempt. Gimmie a lyrical or production break down, use actual terms, if your going to continue to shit on great albums. Plaguing someone with chronic pain for the rest of their life, weather permitting? Favorite song is definantly P. I really love the format of track-by-track reviews. I have this on tape. All content is Copyright © 2007-2017.