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Thread: Raekwon - Only Built 4 Cuban Linx... Pt II

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    Quote Originally Posted by Energy Turtle View Post
    How the fuck don't you get the logic? He titled it "Only Built 4 Cuban Linx part 2" so how the fuck don't you understand comparisons? Do you sit there and say "Nah son, can't compare Back to the Future part 2 with part 1, different time frames yo." I really don't get how people like YOU say "Nah, can't compare, there is nothing to correlate between the two." Yeah, not a thing except for the title.

    Anyway, this album was hyped by Rae himself as the greatest thing of all time and all the delays because "I want this shit to be ready, yahhhauhahdhahaha" and then I listen to it and it's nothing more than a nice album. He released this ten years too later.

    7/10
    Exactly, this is a more mature version of Raekwon. Niggaz LIKE YOU compare Immobalarity with Cuban linx so i'm not tryna hear that shit. It's 2009, stop sobbing...
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    LOL where did I ever compare Immboliarity to Cuban Linx?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Energy Turtle View Post


    Anyway, this album was hyped by Rae himself as the greatest thing of all time and all the delays because "I want this shit to be ready, yahhhauhahdhahaha" and then I listen to it and it's nothing more than a nice album. He released this ten years too later.

    7/10
    My same thoughts too. I don't know if its because my taste in music has changed with me over the years lately, but nothing, NOTHING compares to the 90's hip hop man. I still opt to listen to pre-millenium tracks with little attention to music today. Supreme Clientele still the best solo wu album to drop since millenium, in my ears anyway. In fact, its gotten so bad i'm diggin 'Sexy Chick' - David Guetta & Akon. Seriously!

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    At least i'm not totally alone then.



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    ^^^IDK there's some good shit dropping, Stop making yourself not like the music, the 90's isn't coming back, it's time we start moving hip-hop foward instead of trying to bring it back because you can't turn back time...There are some gems out here and yes i know 2005 was when the decline started but there are some gems 07-09 that have been dropping. I'll review this album 3 weeks after I get my copy, I hate when niggaz rate shit after 1 listen.
    Only a few years ago Hip Hop purists may have felt superior listening to hard core while their less enlightened companions snacked on commercial rap. As Shaolin research began to point out the overwhelming benefits of raw production, true hip hop enthusiasts started turning back to traditional styles. Wu-Tang in particular, has been shown to myriad beneficial effects, from warding off ignorance and poverty to reducing the risk of incarceration and death.

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    OB4CL was 9+/10 after 1 listen...

    Still is.



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    After listening to it infinite times I think it's a really nice album. It's not a classic bc calling something a classic before it's even out is retarded. It's not as great as people are claiming but it does basically live up to the hype. The one glaring problem is numerous beats that have been used. If you're going to claim you are making a classic and the sequel to OBFCL then it should be all original beats. Not including Dilla the situation bc that is understandable. Even with the reused beats it still comes off as a fine album


    Return- Good to lettPoppa Wu continue from Northstar

    House Of Flying Daggers-I love this track. Beat can understandably be grating to some but I like it, it just let's them spit hard. Meth absolutely kills it and as usual, gets taken for granted. If you don't like this than why do you listen to Wu?

    Sonny's Missing- Never heard the Royal Flush joint, nice joint

    Pyrex Vision-Nice song/interlude too bad it wasnt expanded

    Cold Outside- I love Suga Bang Bang on it, I love Ghost and the song overall but with headphones some aspects of the beat can be grating at times

    Black Mozart- Great great beat, Deck absolutely rips it. He's probably the greatest single verse rapper of all time, if only Rza started him off with beats on his first album.

    Gihad- I like the beat nice track. Usually Ghost stupid sex rhymes derail a song but I actually like this one

    New Wu- I love this song. Like Ice Cream it's a fun track to break up the drug shit but still fits the album

    Penitentiary- This shit is crack. could have been on the first album

    Baggin Crack- At first I thought it was boring but it's nice.

    Surgical Gloves -Like the beat rae flows nice but it's a beat that people will love or hate

    Broken Safety- SImple beat but good, they all mesh well on it

    Canal Street- Fuck, everytime i listen to this I think of Petey Pablo and laugh

    Ason Jones- Great tribute

    Have Mercy- Average

    10 Bricks- Used to not like the beat but it grew on me. They all come nice

    Fat Lady Sings - Meh like the actual beat but it's wasted

    Catalina- Simple piano loop but it's a nice joint

    We Will Rob You- Love Gza's and Masta's verses, love Rick in the beginning but the hook is bad and beat is eh

    About Me- horrible beat, Bustas verse is good

    Mean Streets- Great track Deck strike again

    Kiss The Ring- Really dissapointing. It's a good track but I expected more. If your gonna use a famous song sample then be creative, it's just a simple short loop

    Is it a really good album? Yes. Is it the best Wu solo in awhile. Yes. Is it or will it be an absolute classic. No.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hollow Dartz View Post
    ^^^IDK there's some good shit dropping, Stop making yourself not like the music, the 90's isn't coming back, it's time we start moving hip-hop foward instead of trying to bring it back because you can't turn back time...There are some gems out here and yes i know 2005 was when the decline started but there are some gems 07-09 that have been dropping. I'll review this album 3 weeks after I get my copy, I hate when niggaz rate shit after 1 listen.
    Hip hop will always live, but the art will always be debatable. I just didn't feel satisfied upon first listen. It didn't shook me the way alot of other albums have in the past. When 8 Diagrams dropped, i actually enjoyed it after first listen. OB4CL2 is not horrible, but its not great. It's just nice.

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    I can respect that, I don't want ppl thinking I'm getting mad because they don't like the new LP. I'm just saying, give it a few listens before you give it a rating, there's alot of shit I might pop in a month later and find some gems on it. I respect all opinion in here though. Let's keep the discussion civil LOL.
    Only a few years ago Hip Hop purists may have felt superior listening to hard core while their less enlightened companions snacked on commercial rap. As Shaolin research began to point out the overwhelming benefits of raw production, true hip hop enthusiasts started turning back to traditional styles. Wu-Tang in particular, has been shown to myriad beneficial effects, from warding off ignorance and poverty to reducing the risk of incarceration and death.

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    fuckin sick sick sick..worth the wait no doubt.
    bangin album..he done it...

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    Raes grown as an artist,if ur expectin to sound like some 90's shit/Cuban linx 1..then ur foolin yaself..shits dope,dont give a fuck...

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    it's crazy songs like "We Will Rob You" and "Kiss the Ring" shine brighter like second or 3rd or i'm on my 7th, 8th listen n shit can't put dis shit down it's like some shit i've been missing nah mean. i love how MK's flow is still so smooth and flow so well, i dunno son needs to drop something new.

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    Wait for the CD to come out.

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    This album is dope as fuck, I know everyone has different opinions and that's cool but seriously if you don't like this then you might as well not even bother listening to anything Wu related that comes out. Maybe I'm just too old school but back in the day we just listened to albums and appreciated them and didn't bitch about the littlest of details. If something was wack we just pushed it aside and didn't go around bitching about it. Some of the minor details these cats have complained about is ridiculous.

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    Quote Originally Posted by MaskedAvenger View Post
    This album is dope as fuck, I know everyone has different opinions and that's cool but seriously if you don't like this then you might as well not even bother listening to anything Wu related that comes out. Maybe I'm just too old school but back in the day we just listened to albums and appreciated them and didn't bitch about the littlest of details. If something was wack we just pushed it aside and didn't go around bitching about it. Some of the minor details these cats have complained about is ridiculous.
    Co-sign completely.

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