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5.0 out of 5 stars
AT LAST A REBUKE TO THE LIES OF BLING, 22 Mar 2005
I have bought this album 5 times ... why ?? becuase everytime a friend hears it they just have to have it..... it is that good !!
Ive been waiting for a hip-hop / rap album to denounce the culture of bling and falsehood of council estate glamour for years and here it is. Skinnyman has delivered a true representation of what urban life is like and it aint MTV showered in Cristal. It is juggling to make ends meet, dodging violence and waking up everyday to face the limited horizon of job prospects the youth can aspire to. Me and my pals are admittedly old heds now 30+ but were bought up on the music of EPMD, Gang Star, Kool G Rock, London Posse, Demon Boyz etc .. they spoke about real life issues and not the sugar coated parody that represents Hip Hop now. We are qualified to comment on this and trust me this album has it all killer tunes with a message. I aint stopped playing it in 3 months, respect Skinnyman I hope you go far you deserve it.