STYLE: Hip-Hop RATING OUR PRODUCT CODE: 82677-15740 LABEL: Independent FORMAT: CD Album ITEMS: 1
Reviewed by Steve Hayes
Threat comes out of Florida, USA with a motto of "God first, everything else last." The album is a mainly dirty south driven medley of testimony and challenge. The rapper's heart is expressed by his acknowledgment that God is looking down over him. "I came from a life that was waste, look at me now saved by his graces" ("Flee Far"). There are a number of downtempo challenging tracks like "Devoted" and the minimalist "Didn't Kno". In other tracks, Threat demonstrates his versatility like "She Want Me" and "Coastin' Through', as he delivers as a nice flow with vocal hooks. There is also some interesting production and musical variations across the tracks, moving from the more jump up styles "Gottah Praize" through to more laid back "Say U Don't", to the more experimental "Thug Theologian". The album also throws in a nice change with the banging "Blessings Flo" as Threat changes style once again to become a near west coast rider with a track to play out with car windows down! Good flow, lyrics and ideas here.
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