CunninLynguists - Strange Journey Vol. One CD
|Strange Journey Volume One features appearances by Killer Mike, Khujo (of Goodie Mob), Skinny Deville & Fishscales (of Nappy Roots), Slug (of Atmosphere), Tonedeff, Substantial, PackFM, Mac Lethal, Mr. SOS, Looptroop Rockers, Hilltop Hoods and more! Both volumes are interconnected efforts, built around the concept of touring and travel.|
|All tracks produced by Kno.|
|2.||Nothing But Strangeness (feat. Looptroop Rockers / Hilltop Hoods)|
|3.||Lynguistics (Live in Stockholm)|
|5.||Inverse - 'Spark My Soul' (feat. Substantial)|
|6.||Never Come Down (The Brownie Song)|
|7.||Hypnotized (feat. PackFM / Club Dub)|
|8.||Dance For Me (Remix)|
|9.||Mr. SOS - 'Die For You'|
|10.||White Guy Mind Tricks|
|11.||Georgia (Remix) (feat. Killer Mike / Khujo Goodie)|
|12.||KKKY (Remix) (feat. Skinny DeVille / Fishscales / Young Chu / Sheisty Khrist)|
|13.||Don't Leave (When Winter Comes) (feat. Slug)|
|14.||Tonedeff - 'The Distance'|
|15.||Broken Van (Thinking Of You) (feat. Mac Lethal)|
|16.||Billy Joe's Garage (To Be Continued)|
4 Stars (Solid)
, April 12, 2009
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Pros: This crew can do no wrong! Some new classic tracks from the best hip hop group out there. Some nice guest and remixes. Skits are hilarious.
Cons: Not enough of Natti and Deacon on the rhymes. Remix tracks... never been my thing.
Overall: Don't have the patience to wait for there fifth album? Neither do I, and that's why were are going to be receiving two "Strange Journey" albums. Never been a fan of remix tracks but the ones on here really work... except for for "Dance for Me", the original just can not be made better. Georgia really brought out the best of Khujo, I really didn't think he still had that passion in him but I was wrong as he delivered one of the better verses on the album. Slug, Mr. SOS, and Tonedeff have amazing verses on here as well; every rapper on here raps with ease on Kno's beats. This album is different from what the crew has done but its different and I love it. Basically its about travel. The style of the album is a mixture of everything that they've done in the past. I'm extremely impressed with the quality of tracks on here: Move, Never Come Down, Dont Leave (When the Winter Comes), Distance, to name a few are examples of just amazing new tracks. I'm amazed that those tracks are not being saved for there fifth official album. Now I'm expecting a third straight classic next year!