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#31 Grifty-Rodriguez

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Posted 07 August 2015 - 03:07 PM

Even dre's jacking the Atlanta sound these days smh....

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Posted 07 August 2015 - 03:13 PM

dr dre's album probably sounds thrown together because HHitmann and Mel man not on it doing the real production...

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Posted 07 August 2015 - 03:16 PM

my musician friends on fb went crazy over it, but I don't like non-break beat drums and stuff

 

Animals with Anderson paak was the favorite from what I heard, but even then once he comes in with chorus/new 808 effects I tuned out

 

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selling black social revolution through a hollywood movie is a bad idea


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Posted 07 August 2015 - 03:38 PM

Over-compressed, over-thought, contrived pop crossover wannabe BS, most of this album is. Very little actual feeling or soul. Sick of rappers rapping about how important they are. How wealthy, how intimidating. Like cmon son. At least rap about how nice you are at rapping (ah the good old days) if you're not gonna tackle an actual subject
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Posted 07 August 2015 - 03:52 PM

dude wtf ohno sample jack??!?!!

 

i thought i was the only one that noticed.  it's a remake of Heavy, which is pretty much just a loop 

 

 

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L2Ew6JzfZC8


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Posted 07 August 2015 - 04:25 PM

Even dre's jacking the Atlanta sound these days smh....


Wtf is this Atlanta sound you speak of?
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Posted 07 August 2015 - 04:29 PM

Wtf is this Atlanta sound you speak of?


There's a little doco on YouTube by like noisey or something? About the Atlanta "sound" Look it up. It's basically poppy, trapped out, over polished, VST style shit where the rappers talking about their money's and their bitches.
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Posted 07 August 2015 - 04:53 PM

Thanks.

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Posted 07 August 2015 - 06:36 PM

The Atlanta sound is trap house. Loud, sharp snares, stupid hi hats. Big in the strip clubs. Ohhh yeah.



Dre is like the Peter Gabriel of rap. Wait 10 years for a turd.

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Posted 07 August 2015 - 07:11 PM

wax is inevitable, wouldn't be surprised if an instrumental edition hit shelves at some point too . . . why not milk the purported last of his studio efforts?



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Posted 07 August 2015 - 09:14 PM

wax is inevitable, wouldn't be surprised if an instrumental edition hit shelves at some point too . . . why not milk the purported last of his studio efforts?

yeah the beats arent bad at all, well about 7 of them...when i actually drove to it they sounded good, it wasnt that bad, still not impressed tho



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Posted 08 August 2015 - 05:21 AM

yeah the beats arent bad at all, well about 7 of them...when i actually drove to it they sounded good, it wasnt that bad, still not impressed tho


He never does anything original, he just makes whatever is contemporary sound good. The mastering is great real smooth.

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Posted 09 August 2015 - 05:42 AM

Sorry but I really like this album. Mostly for the beats.

 

The production's good but it doesn't sound too poppy to me really.

 

Not as poppy as say, an Eminem album.

 

 

 Dre sounds funny spitting Kendrick's lyrics.

 

Yeah I will admit that's true .. he didn't need to copy so exactly - the sing song bits and everything.

 

But when would a Dre album ever be about Dre rapping? He's a producer - as opposed to a beat maker. He's crafted some decent songs here and got some good MCs on them.

 

Anyway yeah I think it's pretty decent.



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Posted 09 August 2015 - 07:00 AM

I think it's decent to, just not revolutionary. Just not awesome. Just not matching the hype that Dre gets.

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Posted 09 August 2015 - 07:10 AM

The Atlanta sound is trap house. Loud, sharp snares, stupid hi hats. Big in the strip clubs. Ohhh yeah.

 

we ain't underground, too? 



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Posted 09 August 2015 - 07:32 AM

we ain't underground, too?

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Posted 11 August 2015 - 09:41 AM

Worst part about it is Dre's rapping, but the production is stellar. Don't know what y'all are talking about—a pretty awesome album all things considered.


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Posted 11 August 2015 - 09:49 AM

we ain't underground, too?


You good. But i guess the crap trap and gay stuff above ground obscures. I dont know the gritty stuff-but Outkast Goodie Mob and Ali Shaheed Muhammed taking his expertise down there all has worked its way nicely into my wax collection.

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Posted 16 August 2015 - 05:23 PM

proud to say I haven't listened to a second of music from this project yet.   

 

not w/ hyped projects -- I'll wait for the buzz to subside and maybe give it a listen

 

I was never all that into Dre to begin w/.  That's not to say I don't have a great deal of respect for what he's done and contributed to humanity, much less the hip-hop culture, but I haven't been moved by the campaign -- albeit as saturating as it has been.  It's going to take a lot more than a 'Straight Outta _____' meme generator or SnapChat filter to convince me to listen, God forbid, buy an album I never anticipated.  

 

Side note: Nipsey Hussle, Dom Kennedy, the whole TDE camp, and probably some others I'm forgetting about as I write <--- 'rappers' out of the West Coast I'm a fan of


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Posted 16 August 2015 - 06:05 PM

proud to say I haven't listened to a second of music from this project yet.   

 

not w/ hyped projects -- I'll wait for the buzz to subside and maybe give it a listen

 

I was never all that into Dre to begin w/.  That's not to say I don't have a great deal of respect for what he's done and contributed to humanity, much less the hip-hop culture, but I haven't been moved by the campaign -- albeit as saturating as it has been.  It's going to take a lot more than a 'Straight Outta _____' meme generator or SnapChat filter to convince me to listen, God forbid, buy an album I never anticipated.  

 

Side note: Nipsey Hussle, Dom Kennedy, the whole TDE camp, and probably some others I'm forgetting about as I write <--- 'rappers' out of the West Coast I'm a fan of

 

I'm with you, it took me 2 months to listen to TPAB



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Posted 17 August 2015 - 08:57 AM

Worst part about it is Dre's rapping, but the production is stellar. Don't know what y'all are talking about—a pretty awesome album all things considered.


One of the strong points of the album in my opinion is the emcee-ing. Is that really Snoop?! Thought it was Eminem! Then he said nigga, and I had to check the credits.

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Posted 17 August 2015 - 11:17 AM

 Been wanting to listen to this. But I always hear the "I need a doctor"  chorus when I think about dre. and I end up jammin' some other shit.


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Posted 19 August 2015 - 04:06 AM

Any thoughts on the film or is it too early?

 

Been a lot of hype, is it all it's cracked up to be?

 

Methinks not.

 

Now there's a Bill Cosby edge to it all:

 

http://www.theguardi...-former-victims



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Posted 19 August 2015 - 05:07 AM

Yah. I have not seen It but I just saw the clip last night when Cube comes up with the lyrics for Fuck The Police. If that is anything to go off of, it seems a very simple, Hollywood formulaic, biopic. Gross.





Speaking of Cosby (and gross), anyone remember this episode?


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Posted 21 August 2015 - 07:30 AM


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Posted 01 September 2015 - 07:47 PM

Any thoughts on the film or is it too early?

 

Been a lot of hype, is it all it's cracked up to be?

 

 

I enjoyed the film.  Dude who played Dre looked more like Ne-Yo but that's neither here nor there.

 

By all accounts the storyline is authentic and accurate -- been received well by people in the know -- there's something to be said about that in my opinion.  Not exactly sure about this but from what I've seen it's rare that a biopic be produced w/ sizable contributions from its leading character(s)?  More than anything I'm happy to see NWA getting honored.  The truth is that as a collective they changed the course of hip-hop and, on a greater scale, socially conscious music period.  



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Posted Yesterday, 02:35 AM

 

By all accounts the storyline is authentic and accurate -- been received well by people in the know -- there's something to be said about that in my opinion. 

 

Not what I've been hearing at all. Apparently it's just a revisionist account of the shit, with Dre and Eazy's beef being skipped over, all the shady shit that Dre and Cube did being skipped over, and Eazy being made to look like both a chump who got played by Jerry Heller, and the source of all of Dre and Cube's problems.



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Posted Today, 05:45 AM

Not sure what was fact and fiction, but I knew I was watching a movie not a documentary and I enjoyed it. It was really funny in parts, especially the "Bye, Felicia" scene.

 

Definitely not a classic, but still a good flick though...






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