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Beautiful Struggle

CD (Item 485624) Rawkus/Interscope, 2004 — Condition: Used
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Talib returns with another very strong full length set – lyrics blazing like wildfire, enveloped by beats by Dave West, Kanye, the Neptunes, Hi Tek, Just Blaze and others! Kweli has assembled a laundry list of capital names to man the boards on these tracks, but the producers collectively wrap their games around the sling shot, long-winded rhymes of that most thoughtful of the thoughtful MCs – in lieu of dressing Talib's mic mastery up as chart material. It's hard to pick a single track that'll hold up like "Get By" from Quality LP, but this one's probably a more consistent listen from beginning-to-end. Features the slow jam single "I Try" with Mary J Blige, plus the Hi Tek gem"We Got The Beat" (featuring Res). Other cuts include "Going Hard", "Broken Glass", "We Know" with Faith Evans, "Around My Way" with John Legend, "Work It Out", "Ghetto Show" feat Common & Anthony Hamilton, "Black Girl Pain", "Never Been In Love" and "Beautiful Struggle".  © 1996-2019, Dusty Groove, Inc.
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