STYLE: Hip-Hop RATING OUR PRODUCT CODE: 163976-24927 LABEL: Independent FORMAT: CD Album
Reviewed by Stephen Curry
This is the third album from the US rapper and ex-marine from Springdale, Arkansas. The tracks have no holds barred straight talking lyrics from topics ranging from the Christian rap scene and family life to perpetual sinning. The obvious comparison to Eminem is valid as he finds a rhythmical and hard-hitting flow of verbal outpourings mixed with sensitive musical interludes for the choruses. The standout "Farewell" combines a rant about rapping with a message with a haunting chorus. The slower "Clocks" provides a more emotional view of our temporal existence. The title track talks of passing the point of no return about nailing your faith colours to the mast. "Heart Thief" proclaims the dangers of losing your love to someone else. All the songs maintain the angst and expression from a genre that relies more than others on well-penned lyrics. This is a highly impressive project.
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