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Rotten Apple [CD]

Lloyd Banks Audio CD
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  • Audio CD (9 Oct 2006)
  • Number of Discs: 1
  • Format: CD
  • Label: Polydor Group
  • ASIN: B000ION1FE
  • Other Editions: Audio CD  |  Vinyl  |  MP3 Download
  • Average Customer Review: 4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (13 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 33,571 in Music (See Top 100 in Music)

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Song Title Time Price
Listen  1. Rotten Apple (Album Version (Explicit)) [feat. 50 Cent] [Explicit] 4:260.79  Buy MP3 
Listen  2. Survival (Album Version (Explicit)) [Explicit] 3:470.79  Buy MP3 
Listen  3. Playboy 2 (Album Version (Explicit)) [Explicit] 3:440.79  Buy MP3 
Listen  4. Cake (Album Version (Explicit)) [Explicit] 2:460.79  Buy MP3 
Listen  5. Make A Move (Album Version (Explicit)) [Explicit] 4:460.79  Buy MP3 
Listen  6. Hands Up (Album Version (Explicit)) [feat. 50 Cent] [Explicit] 4:000.99  Buy MP3 
Listen  7. Help (Album Version (Explicit)) [feat. Keri Hilson] [Explicit] 3:540.99  Buy MP3 
Listen  8. Addicted (Album Version (Explicit)) [feat. Musiq Soulchild] [Explicit] 3:000.79  Buy MP3 
Listen  9. You Know The Deal (Album Version (Explicit)) [feat. Rakim] [Explicit] 4:050.79  Buy MP3 
Listen10. Get Clapped (Album Version (Explicit)) [feat. Mobb Deep] [Explicit] 5:010.79  Buy MP3 
Listen11. Stranger (Album Version (Explicit)) [Explicit] 3:100.79  Buy MP3 
Listen12. Change (Album Version (Explicit)) [Explicit] 3:350.79  Buy MP3 
Listen13. NY NY (Album Version (Explicit)) [feat. Tony Yayo] [Explicit] 3:290.79  Buy MP3 
Listen14. One Night Stand (Album Version (Explicit)) [feat. Keon Bryce] [Explicit] 3:570.79  Buy MP3 
Listen15. Iceman (Album Version (Explicit)) [feat. Young Buck] [Explicit] 5:260.79  Buy MP3 
Listen16. Gilmore's (Album Version (Explicit)) [Explicit] 2:510.79  Buy MP3 
Listen17. Life (Non-LP Version) [feat. Spider Loc] [Explicit] 4:220.79  Buy MP3 


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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Pretty Good Actually 14 Oct 2006
Format:Audio CD
Got my copy of Rotten Apple today and I was pretty suprised actually. I was a big fan of "Hunger For More" - Bank's first album - so I was sceptical about this been as good as his previous one.

Overall Rotten Apple was a solid album, nothing amazing but nothing crap. Bank's has got his usual double-rhyming (similar to Cam n' Big L) locked down as usual. The production is so clean and clean-cut, kind of like a pop album in a way, I prefer the more gritty and grimey beats like on Hunger For More.

However there is one exception "Get Clapped" feat. Mobb Deep produced by "Needlz" is astounding! I loved that track, one of the strongest on the album. GReat production, good verses all round and a catchy chorus you'll be humming in your head.

*Other strong tracks include - "Survival", "Cake" (of course) "Hand's Up - very catchy produced Mr. Mathers, and "Iceman" feat, Young Buck & Scarface.

Me, personally preffered G-Unit just when it was Banks, Buck & Yayo. I think Buck & Bank's are two of the strongest member's in it.

"Hunger For More" is better than Rotten Apple but it's not bad effort at all for Bank's 2nd time round, it's always a struggle for any artist to top their debut album but Bank's does alright here.

DIE HARD BANK FANS SHOULD GET THIS AND WILL NOT BE DISAPPOINTED.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Better than any other G-Unit album... 19 Nov 2006
By J. LAW
Format:Audio CD
Lloyd Banks is by far the best in G-Unit and this album shows it. After the huge fall out with ex-member 'The Game', Banks gets in the studio and records some intense tunes. There is one downside... 50 Cent & Tony Yayo. Give it up guys, stop frontin' & the snitchin'. Stand out tracks "Hands Up", "Cake", "One Night Stand", "Get Clapped".
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4.0 out of 5 stars Another hit from banks by true banks fan 6 Nov 2006
Format:Audio CD
Im a big fan of lloyd banks and have all his albums in cluding mixtapes and any g-unit albums with him on them. After the great hunger for more albu mi was expecting this to be a less a succes however this album is just as great. Although silghtly less grimey and more club bangers its banks punchlines that amaze ya n even make ya smile ( in one song he describes his jewllwery like camel soup). With some amzing beats from emimnem and noodlez, he also has some big name features such as mobb deep whos song is one of the best on tehre, yayo, musiq soul child,spider-loc,8ball ammd young buck which are on iceman another awsome track. mot to mention the legndary rakim. the one problem i have is the songs that are aimed for the ladies neither of em are newhere close to smile from the hunger for more album which is a shame and the album may have been better with out them.
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4.0 out of 5 stars >JaYz_wAyZ< 18 Oct 2006
Format:Audio CD
Even tho Banks is seemingly in the shadow of G-Unit figure head 50cent, this album will push fiddy to the limit, with Lloyds lyrical punch dat would eat most rappers for lunch! The hit single assisted by fiddy and produced by eminem is a club bangger no doubt, but its banks ability dat shines through for me in tracks lyk survival, Get Clapped & One night stand etc. But with all the pro's this album is no classic missing key apperances from notable ledgends(e.g Snoop,Nas,Jigga,Dre,Pac,B.I.G & lyrics from Slim Shady etc) or 2days top hip hip artists lyk The Game etc!
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5 of 6 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Awesome Album! 20 Oct 2006
By HEWI
Format:Audio CD
I must say i was waiting 4 this album for a while and as i'd heard a few of the tracks on recent mixtapes (which both feature 50 cent) i thought it was gonna be a filler album to support a few good tracks - I Was wrong - i absolutely loved it and after lovein' "The Hunger for more" and being a fan of G-Unit's music (apart from Tony Yayo's album which pretty much sucked) - i can honestly say it's probably the best non-50 cent G-Unit album that's been released (apart from Mobb Depp "Blood Money-which got slept on)- I would recommend this album to anyone who is a fan of East coast Hip-Hip and G-Unit respectively! *****
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5.0 out of 5 stars perfect sale 12 Mar 2014
By leigh
Format:Audio CD|Verified Purchase
I have gave this score because it is one of the best cds you can buy it also quality and plays good and sounds perfect I would recommend it to a friend
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5.0 out of 5 stars Banks is the man. 28 Feb 2013
By Jake
Format:Audio CD|Verified Purchase
An excellent album. Even better than his first, which was awesome. Great production, superb lyricism. The Cake is a tune.
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
5.0 out of 5 stars great album.
lloyd banks had a lot to follow up to, and hunger for more is a great album to, but he did a good job, the lead single is crazy and the selection of beats are grimey and cold, its... Read more
Published on 28 Oct 2009 by Mr. A. Bartzocas
2.0 out of 5 stars Rotten Apple
to be honest banks has turned into a Rotten Apple his first albumi l iked maybe because i was around 15 at the time and rap about guns and drugs non stop was what i liked, but now... Read more
Published on 4 Nov 2007 by Lee Smith
2.0 out of 5 stars High Expectations
For me Loyd Banks debut album "The Hunger For More" was a really good album, but his latest album "Rotten Apple" is not very good at all, was looking forward to this album prior to... Read more
Published on 30 May 2007 by 'TY
2.0 out of 5 stars Victim to the sophomore curse
Banks was udder pressure doing this album. The game had been booted out and then started the "G-Unot" campaign against his former crew. Read more
Published on 25 Dec 2006 by Parkzy
5.0 out of 5 stars Banks is Back
Banks is back with a second album which impresses just as much as his first. Not much has changed in terms of style but the songs are as good as ever with a couple songs aimed at... Read more
Published on 18 Oct 2006 by M. Gursoy
5.0 out of 5 stars Best Freakin CD Since Hunger For More
NOw i have a U.s. Version of the album and UK i bought the UK one because it has a Added track in there and just wanted to buy the other edtion cuz of that.... Read more
Published on 14 Oct 2006 by Elliot Acosta
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