Puntin - Legacy

Published Wednesday 27th March 2019
Puntin - Legacy
Puntin - Legacy

STYLE: Hip-Hop
RATING 7 7 7 7 7 7 7
OUR PRODUCT CODE: 174389-27997
LABEL: Puntanious Entertainment

Reviewed by Tony Cummings

The Texas-based rapper/producer made a bit of a misjudgment with his 2017 album 'The Paragon', releasing it under his real name Greg Cooks and in so doing confused his fan base, particularly as he largely dropped God-references on that project. But now Puntin's back with his original recording persona and some raps-of-faith. Standouts are "Hater Free (ftg Von Won"), where the emcee adds his sure touch to the haunting cut where the song hook "As long as I have grace on my side/I know that I can make it hate free", the hypnotic "Run It Up" (or "run it oop" as it goes on the sung hook) and "Shine On (ftg G.A.V.)", a rapid-tongued expression of the frustrations of the reality of waiting and waiting for the divine breakthrough. Maybe there are a few too many uses of the vocoder on 'Legacy' and although there are 11 tracks this is really a mini-album, with a total length of 30 minutes. But there's no doubt, the skilled emcee and the guest rappers he's working with make an engaging, if not a brilliant, hip-hop set.

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Sample Track Listing:
2. In My Bag [Listen]
3. We Want It All (ftg Playboy T) [Listen]
4. Hater Free (ftg Von Won) [Listen]
5. BHF (ftg Phranchize) [Listen]
6. Legacy (ftg Jcomostedhated) [Listen]
7. Run It Up [Listen]
8. She From The North [Listen]
9. That Good Love [Listen]
10. Shine On (ftg G.A.V) [Listen]
11. Let It Go (ftg Lil Cro$$) [Listen]

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