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Thread: Killah Priest - Black August

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    Default Killah Priest - Black August


    01. intro
    02. black august
    03. excalibur
    04. when i'm writing
    05. time
    06. robbery
    07. come with me
    08. musification
    09. big world
    10. the rain
    11. deja vu
    12. rush
    13. goodbye
    14. do you want it? *
    15. breathe (remix) *



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    it feels like priest tried to reach out to a broader audience with this one and parts of it made me real dissapointed ("do you want it", "robbery", "rush"). the album has mostly good songs though and even a few real great tracks (mainly "black august", "time", "the rain", "big world"). the weakest Killah Priest album I've heard (haven't heard priesthood yet).

    Overall: 7/10



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    i like priest ever since his verse on liquid swords.. then on to heavy mental......

    but when i heard this and the revisited album, i realised just how good he is.

    5 no doubt .. look at these lyrics....

    My pen's a crayon
    with coloring books, displayin' chaos
    The black seyance, with the ink pores radared
    Age quasars explorin' where the mind caves are
    A riches being dug from a kings graveyard
    It's the inscription written on Egyptian clay jar
    I write rhymes like I'm doing time
    Listen, when I hit the pen I start doing the sentence
    I got the flow locked behind each bar
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    ^^ yeah no doubt, lyrically he's one of the illest but parts of the production on this album sounded cheap. it ain't got nothing on his better albums..



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    Quote Originally Posted by claaa7 View Post
    the weakest Killah Priest album I've heard (haven't heard priesthood yet).

    Overall: 7/10
    Preisthood is a masterpiece. Nearly on par with Heavy Mental.

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    ^^ really?? i've heard some good things about that album but I can't find it at any store or even for mp3-download. it's the only priest album I haven't heard yet.



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    if black august would have been released like it was supposed to then it prolly would have been even better

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mic Tyson View Post
    if black august would have been released like it was supposed to then it prolly would have been even better
    yeah i know but it still turned into a good album another album louie lombard former manager for canibus and helped priest build proverb records fucked this up

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    Ok, For some reason I can't get through this album... and Digi Snax just dropped, I'll have to balance my time between the two, I'll have a review by Tuesday....

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    Ok, I've finally listened to the whole album, "The Rain" is my shit easily 5/5...

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    ^^ Damn man, I now realize...
    U posted same shyt in 4 fuckin review threads...

    Fuck off u fool.....

    Peace...................
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    Ok I Finally got the time to listen to this album over a month period...

    1.Black August
    A nice Intro, the beat is mad hot and Priest is dropping it mad hard, he still has the ability to spit that hot shit and drop Jems at the same time, I love the hook on this joint also. 4.5/5

    2.Excalibur
    The name of the track describes the track, he just goes in on here and rips shit, the beat is kinda slow but I like what he does with it, I think he should've left out the hook and just said a few words or just spit throughout the whole track, but he still rips it...
    "It's Priest standing in his greatness
    Gods favorite I rock the star like King David
    My Queens baby
    I walk past they start waving
    Each arm a thousand bracelets
    Face it I'm the greatest
    Made women drunk from a royal fragrance
    I rock the latest in fashion
    My jewelry flashing
    In other countries they can hear my magnum
    When they blasting I heard it sound like thunder clapping
    Hit u in your stomach
    Watch u start gagging
    Who gives a fuck if your platinum
    If your lying in the wood casket for good now that's hood"
    He comes hard on this whole joint. 4.5/5

    3.When I'm Writing
    This a cool joint right here, a little fast tempo beat that sounds nice, lyrically Killah Priest is on fire, I like the hook on this joint aswell, he just spits good on here, nothing else to say. 4/5

    4.Time
    This is a normal Killah Priest joint right here, hood tales right here, beat compliments the theme of the track real well, i like the singing on this joint aswell, Savoy came correct. 4/5

    5.Robbery
    I get the theme of the track, actually this joint is pretty ok but average material, I like the hook on this joint aswell, it depends on my mood, this joint is actually ok though. 3.5/5

    6.Come With Me
    This joint is cool, nothing too special Priest is taking niggas on a rides on this joint just peep the lyrics
    Yo, enter with caution it's the hood dark and haunted
    See those crackheads with dead eyes their souls been torment
    Look at the old man throwing up his body organs
    Smell a odor in the air cause of dead corpses
    Just keep walking keep observing I'll do the talking
    This is the hood they don't visit often
    This is the war after nuclear war end
    And this is your schools old ruins no more babies
    Because the law that they passed at the UN
    These the blueprints of the world they plan to ban music
    Let the camera crew and the news in
    They got the right to hear this
    This the truest and the realest you'll ever get it
    .... He came correct on this joint.
    3.5/5

    7.Musification
    This my shit right here, I love the theme on this joint, and the beat
    is real nice aswell, Priest paints the picture real vivid for his fans it just crazy how he goes in

    Picture me on a black cross
    Black crows near both arms
    Blood dripping from both palms
    And I'm squirming cause the salt in my wounds are burning
    Tossed from the womb of virgins
    I seen it all, medical room with surgeons
    Read it all in the KP version
    I look down, people spitting and cursing
    Everybody quiet listen to the sermon
    Record execs dressed like Romans, piercing my side
    I go into convulsions
    Staring straight into a jet-black ocean
    Three times I heard the rooster crow, cats I used to know
    Deny me but now use my flow
    You used to feel my tapes, my eyes search the crowd for a familiar face
    All being persecuted for purchasing the music
    Feel like the works of a Judas
    All cause they wanna hurt my movement
    While crooked lawyers gamble at the foot of my cross
    My spirit leaves to the hoods of New York
    I see streaks of lightning, angels with white wings above me
    Flapping across the skies, they thought I'd die
    Till one of them heard my cries....
    Easily 5/5

    8.Big World

    I first heard this verse in a freestyle so I like this joint alot, Priest
    comes correct, and I like the beat not something i'm used to hearing,
    but either way this is a great joint. 4.5/5

    9.The Rain (Feat. Main Flow)

    When this joint first came on I was like what is this, but when the beat
    dropped, I knew Priest was gonna start rapping fast. I never heard Priest
    spit midwestern before so I was kinda nervous, but he came correct, he
    could've did better but it was dope for what it was, and he explains his
    struggles on this joint, Main Flow comes correct on here even though it
    sounds like he's just tryna flow, he has some ill lines though, one of my favs
    on the album. 4.5/5

    10.Deja Vu

    I understand the concept, but i'm just not feeling this joint like that,
    it's cool and all but damn lol, I was getting lost at first then i realised it
    was the exact shit over and over, nice concept though. 3.5/5

    11.Rush

    Honestly I don't know what the hell is this shit, beat is garbage
    Priest doesn't even sound right on this one, this was a complete miss.
    2/5

    12.Goodbye (Feat Bliss)

    This joint is fire, the beat is Dark and they both go in, one of the few
    females that can come correct, she did her thing on here, Killah Priest
    is ripping shit to shreads. 5/5

    13.Do You Want It
    .................. 1/5

    Beats - 3.5/5
    Lyrics - 4.5/5
    Overall - 4/5

    A nice joint, but from what I read this isn't how the album is supposed to be,
    i think it's a banger though, Priest comes through lyrically, beats are good
    here and there, but there are some bullshit tracks on this joint. "Do you want It"???
    come on Priest. ****Overall 4/5****

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    Anything by priest is unreal. His lyrical style is the best in hip hop today, especially with his ability to tell stories and put you in the scene. This isnt the best priest album but i definitly dont skip any tracks.

    Best tracks
    Musifixtion
    Deja Vu
    When im writing
    Time

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    done.

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