Canton Jones - Lust, Drugs & Gospel

Published Thursday 9th April 2015
Canton Jones - Lust, Drugs & Gospel
Canton Jones - Lust, Drugs & Gospel

STYLE: Hip-Hop
RATING 7 7 7 7 7 7 7
OUR PRODUCT CODE: 149763-21796
LABEL: Independent
FORMAT: Digital Only Album
RELEASE DATE: 2014-02-18


Reviewed by Mike Rimmer

For more than a decade Canton Jones has been creating ministry focussed gospel music, making an impact and always trying to communicate a positive message. This fusion of R&B and hip-hop features a combination of Jones and guest hip-hop artists contributing and co-producing material for this mix tape. 'Lust, Drugs & Gospel' is meant as a warm up for his next album, 'God City USA' and it's certainly value for money though at 18 tracks feels a little over-extended in places. The standout tracks for me are "Prodigal Daughter" and "Murderer" which illustrate Jones' compassion and belief that God's redemption reaches beyond mistakes, giving us a second chance while there is a delicious groove and message on "Kingdom Figures". Overall, though this mixtape has its moments it feels something like a stop gap release.

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