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    That good ol' track by track :

    1. Introduction 3.5 a bit too slow to rap over
    2. New Year Banga 4 not dope but good
    3. Illness - 4 flashes of brilliance... cash in abundance... good
    4. Associated (f. Gza) - 4.5 fast beat, kinda ill... can't stand that new gza voice though
    5. Mixture Of Muhammad - 3.5 not that bad but sort of a filler
    6. Iconoclasts - 4.5 dope horns, great song
    7. Founder Of Pain - 4 good shit, couldve gotten tiring had it been longer
    8. Blinded - 5 love that shit, signature Bronze track............. but its produced by Kevlaar !
    9. Up There Beyond - 4.5 one of my favorite, vocal sample is ill
    10. Verbal Joust - 3.5 another that looks life a filler, but then again i cant front, i like it
    11. Words from the Prodigal Sunn - ^^
    12. Goblins - 5 that beat is fire, Planet Asia rips it, real dope
    13. Welcome Home - 4 between 2 great tracks, it pales in comparison
    14. Honor's Promise - 5 love that shit... once again i was surprised to see that Kev's behind the boards
    15. Wisemen Approaching - 4 good way to end the album

    As i love trumpets and vocal samples, i couldn't help but enjoy the cd... It lacks some microphone skills sometimes and more uptempo joints. Each song taken one by one is at least good, there are some dope dope tracks, it's very cohesive but it can seem a bit flat taken as a whole.

    4/5 for the album

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    It's a good album but nothing mind-blowing.

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    im feelin the album,the rest of the group sound on point also,but keepin it honest hes better solo, an the way he was spittin on that track waters of nazareth is how that migration album shoulda been soundin like...jus what im thinkin, butt thas not knockin the movement at all jus what i think would work better...

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    man - where is the exciement?

    this album reminds me of Good Will Hunting


    its good - really well put together - but fuckin hell it made me want to jump off a bridge
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    ^^you saying this albm has a suicidal vibe to it?
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    Quote Originally Posted by B O T View Post
    ^^you saying this albm has a suicidal vibe to it?
    not really

    its just got a real bleak vibe

    no playfulness at all



    its all about fleeting victories in a world going down in flames



    it couldve used a couple tracks like Pinky Ring

    its possible to be deep and still be upbeat



    just like the Think Differently album - the saving graces on there were the first track wiff GZA and Ras Kass, the solo track by Del, and the two tracks near the end by CCF and RA/J-Live


    if you had taken out ANY of those tracks, that album would have been like staring out the window on a grey overcast rainy day


    there is a lot of silver lining
    even in Detroit


    MF Doom is a walking testament that you can speak on the horrors of the world and still be easy breezy
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    its possible to be deep and still be upbeat
    MF Doom is a walking testament that you can speak on the horrors of the world and still be easy breezy
    right ! that pretty much sums up what's missing from that album... pretty good though

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    yeah it does have a morbid kinda feel to it but if this is a sign of things to come then its gonna be a great year for wu and its affiliates

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    LHX, i kinda see what ur sayin but i think tracks like Welcome Home and maybe Mixture of Muhammad (with all the scratchin' and sick beat) kinda pick up the tone a little...

    i dono, im completely lovin this shit so far

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    it is a really good album
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    http://www.hiphopcrack.com/wisemen
    Here's the crackspace page for the Wisemen. check out the Iconoclasts video. They replaced Killah Priest's verse with one from Salute but it's still tight. Best low budget video I've seen since Bone Thugs
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    Quote Originally Posted by LHX View Post
    not really

    its just got a real bleak vibe

    no playfulness at all



    its all about fleeting victories in a world going down in flames


    Come live in the D for a while...

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    its very well done, 4.25 off a few listens. Phillie and Bronze are strong, beats are crazy except for maybe Verbal Joust. my least fav B beat thus far

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    picked up the official one today..

    it was really refreshing to go to the Virgin music store on 14th street and see a whole shit load of Wisemen albums, Hell Razah albums, and Mathematics albums in the FRONT of the hip hop section...i just hope that means ppl are actualy buyin them

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    Quote Originally Posted by Altaire View Post
    Come live in the D for a while...
    life on earth is shit right now period

    ive seen what i need to see of detroit


    there is still silver lining
    even tho it looks like a dull muddy grey sometimes
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