Reviewed by Steve Hayes
Georgia, USA-based Jaawt is following a calling to minister God's word through song, worship and praise. In his own words, this album contains intricate music and intriguing flows, hard beats, smooth jams and psychedelic mixes. Jaawt opens up over crunk beat stating his hope to go to Heaven. In the meantime he will rock the mic for Christ until the day he dies. He challenges the listener to consider Christ too, in tracks such as "Follow The Son". Jaawt challenges Christian issues in tracks such as "Hello I" and "$$$ Buys". At other times, tracks are hard to pin down, with abstract flows that seem not to ride the beat ("The Lips Love", "Pick Up The Pieces"). Some psychedelic mixes can be found on "Give Your Life" which also includes some nice vocal harmonies, and the slightly bizarre "Rewind" and even "Speak My Mind" (with more abstract vocal harmonies). "The Heart's Beauty" and "Cash 2 Quick" have some challenges about Christians and their lifestyle choices. "WoW" is a nice track too, with a good flow and harmonies. Overall, however, this is an album where the abstract beats, mixes and flows seem to overawe the listener. Some tracks that start off very promisingly quickly become obscured in many layers of sound - and rap verses that seem to lack consistency. Don't get me wrong, Jaawt has potential and his sound is unique. With some guest producers, refinement and time, Jaawt will really grow.
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