Tag: ’12 Disappointing Albums

’12 Disappointing Albums: #1 Nicki Minaj Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded

The best selling rap album of the year. The most controversial rap album of the year. And the most disappointing! Oh Nicki you can rhyme but the direction you’re taking your career is disturbing. Who cosigned this Roman character shit in the first place? The intro here is dreadful. And did you really have to put your dick in our face on the clumsy “Come On A Cone”? Besides the terrific “Beez In The Trap” (Thank you, 2 Chainz) you […]

’12 Disappointing Albums: #2 Waka Flocka Triple F Life

Let’s face it, Waka was hit with the sophomore jinx for Triple F Life. For starters his single, “I Don’t Really Care” lived up to its name and “Get Low” was just a poor effort. The project did have a few highlights with “Lurkin”,  “Let Dem Guns Blam” , “Power Of My Pen” and of course, the Drake-aided “Round of Applause”. But outside of those chosen few, it was downhill from there. Lackluster cuts such as “Rooster In My Rari”, “Fist Pump”, “Flex”, […]

’12 Disappointing Albums: #3 Big K.R.I.T. Live From The Underground

With two celebrated mixtapes under his belt, Big K.R.I.T.’s official debut, Live From The Underground had high expectations. Unfortunately, listeners were let down by some rookie mistakes. No one knows K.R.I.T.’s sound better than himself and on Live From The Underground, he mans the boards by his lonely. There’s the commanding “I Got This” and salacious “What U Mean”. “Praying Man” deserves praise, but for the most part, a bulk of the player falls flat.  “Hydroplaning” and “Money On The Floor” lack enthusiasm […]

’12 Disappointing Albums: #4 Beanie Sigel This Time

Pound for pound, Beanie Sigel has one of hip-hop’s strongest catalogues. But on this go-round, the Broad Street Bully is at his weakest with his sixth solo effort, This Time. Since his days on Roc, Beans’ forte has been reality raps and he picks up where he left off on cuts like “This Time” and “That’s All I Know”. But he steps out of his comfort zone on “Expensive Taste” and “Kush Dreaming”. Things get worse with messy choruses (“Bad Boy […]

’12 Disappointing Albums: #5 DMX Undisputed

It’s a doggone shame, but over a decade ago, DMX was undisputedly hip-hop’s grand champ. But these days, he’s tarnishing his legacy with lackluster offerings like, Undisputed. The Dog still has his bite on songs like “Ya’ll Don’t Really Know” and “Already”. However, poor hooks and outdated production (“Have You Eva”, “Slippin Again”, “Cold World”) permeate the album. Even the lead single, “I Don’t Dance” is wallflower status while the vocals displayed on “I Get Scared” are horrifying. Earl took us […]