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Mama's Gun Erykah Badu ~ Erykah Badu
Mama's Gun Erykah Badu ~ Erykah Badu
8 of 10 people found the following review helpful
Looking through these reviews, there seems to be a lot of negative opinions. I think you're missing the point to this album. No, it doesn't have anything as memorable as "On & On" or anything as beautiful as "Otherside Of The Game", but "Mama's Gun" is still as good as "Baduizm". This is more balanced and more substantial and every single song is noteworthy. "Penitentiary Philosophy"'s dirty funk sounds like the best of D'Angelo and my life is remeniscent of Mary J. BLige's "Real Love". Her humour shines through on many of the tracks. For example, on "...& On", she mimics critics who say her lyrics are nonsense… Read more

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