The Official The Game L.A.X. - Album debuts at Number 2 on Billboard/Extra Tracks

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best song on LAX
LAX Files 15 8.82%
State of Emergency 17 10.00%
Bulletproof Diaries 10 5.88%
My Life 21 12.35%
Money 8 4.71%
Cali Sunshine 10 5.88%
Ya Heard 2 1.18%
House Of Pain 6 3.53%
Gentleman’s Affair 1 0.59%
Let Us Live 10 5.88%
Touchdown 3 1.76%
Angel 29 17.06%
Never Can Say Goodbye 8 4.71%
Dope Boys 10 5.88%
Game’s Pain 2 1.18%
Letter to the King 18 10.59%
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 9 years ago '06        #281
nasty17 
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sounds like he cutting it down some
i mean only 5 for dre 4 for pac. thats like one 16 in his other disc
 9 years ago '08        #282
DUCE 141 heat pts141
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angel by a lil bit
 9 years ago '07        #283
kyhoopsgoat 418 heat pts418
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Not trying to start anymore E-BEEF between all the G-unit groupies...

Seriously though why does NAME-DROPPING matter?

The phenomenon of 'name dropping' (i.e. including brand names within song lyrics) in hip-hop in resent times has seen a phenomenal increase.

Dude grew up on Dre and NWA you got to think that what GAME was around of course he gonna RAP about that...

That what the West Coast was about...2Pac, Dre, Nwa, Cube, Snoop, etc

Like it has been said before people just use 'NAME DROPPING' for a reason to HATE on GAME...Just b/c he brought down G-Unit [NYC version] down all by himself...of course the G-Unit groupies love to HATE...

Every rapper NAME DROPS, either PEOPLE or BRAND NAMES...
Chuck D famously said that rap is the black CNN, and James says that helps explain why rap contains so many brand references: “It talks about the here and now, rather than eternal themes of love and death.”

Does this phenomenon have an underlying consequence on this lyrically dominated art form?
 9 years ago '05        #284
CallmeJR 1 heat pts
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 nasty17 said:
sounds like he cutting it down some
i mean only 5 for dre 4 for pac. thats like one 16 in his other disc
Yea that n*gga does say Dre alot. It's gotten irritating now. Like n*gga STOP!!! I listen to game occasionally but i swear sometimes i feel like thats his cry to Dre everytime he does that. Like some 'n*gga I MISS YOU!!!' type sh*t
 08-18-2008, 01:25 AM         #285
Rowe 
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lmao @ that dre line where hes like:

and tell doctor dre to pick up the phone
before i climb thru his window like 'n*gga im home'

 9 years ago '04        #286
rock249 8 heat pts
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 irhabi007 said:
Not trying to start anymore E-BEEF between all the G-unit groupies...

Seriously though why does NAME-DROPPING matter?

The phenomenon of 'name dropping' (i.e. including brand names within song lyrics) in hip-hop in resent times has seen a phenomenal increase.

Dude grew up on Dre and NWA you got to think that what GAME was around of course he gonna RAP about that...

That what the West Coast was about...2Pac, Dre, Nwa, Cube, Snoop, etc

Like it has been said before people just use 'NAME DROPPING' for a reason to HATE on GAME...Just b/c he brought down G-Unit [NYC version] down all by himself...of course the G-Unit groupies love to HATE...

Every rapper NAME DROPS, either PEOPLE or BRAND NAMES...
Chuck D famously said that rap is the black CNN, and James says that helps explain why rap contains so many brand references: “It talks about the here and now, rather than eternal themes of love and death.”

Does this phenomenon have an underlying consequence on this lyrically dominated art form?
You bring up some really good points homie. Works well with the piece I'm working on.
 08-18-2008, 01:45 AM         #287
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Pointless list, doesn't really show anything.
 9 years ago '04        #288
KyleEshna 13 heat pts13
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You missed two name in Angels. He said Barrington Levy right after saying Shyne's name. And he says Shock G on the last line of the song.
 9 years ago '08        #289
barack obama 16 heat pts16
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His first album he name dropped waaaaaay more then this, his second was a lot to, he cut down a lot. Also he said that name dropping was his style, and he also said that if ya don't like it, don't listen to his music because he doesn't care lol. Also I like when he name drops because he just doesn't drop rappers names, he drops names on everything, which paints a better picture in my mind which in turn makes the song better
 9 years ago '08        #290
phantom4life 
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lol what university u go to cuz?

but anyway thats that man style. just like em always raps about poppin e and k!llin kim and his moms. 50 always k!ll like 500 n*ggas on his albums, or diss 50 rappas. or wayne talk about baby or hoes or how he eats rappers. i can go on! but personally i think game is creative wit it, even tho i do get sicka him cryin to dre. but he take different names and relate em to the subject. and he make good music while he doin it so find somethin else to hate on him about.
 9 years ago '07        #291
TH35 103 heat pts103
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game name dropped 50 in dope boyz too... "and ill curtis bi*ch w/ my tongue... lick lick lick like shawna and have her sprung"
 9 years ago '05        #292
Makaveli_Hitman 
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soon somebodies gonna go through all the albums and compile a database with graphs and charts lol.
 9 years ago '05        #293
Left Hook 28 heat pts28
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Gave it a couple of spins and so far its;

Letter to the King
Never Can Say Goodbye
Let Us Live

If Game's flow on Let Us Live doesn't make you smile cause its so similar to Nas' then damn..
 08-18-2008, 05:14 AM         #294
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State Of Emergency, hands down. Straight up sounds like some old school NWA and he also brings out the essence in Ice Cube.
 9 years ago '05        #295
Left Hook 28 heat pts28
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I wonder if this name dropping thing is just a Game phenomena or not. Go listen to 50's album, and tell me how many times he references a gun, a car, or a drug. Listen to Wayne and tell me how many times that dude talks about being the greatest, sippin on syrup, purple and cars. Listen to Jay-Z and see how many times he mentions a brand name or how much his money's worth.

Game doesn't name drop for no reason anyway, he name drops because he has a point to make. And what's up with including Game's Pain in there? He's shouting out all the "legends" and pioneers of rap and made that song as a tribute to them.
 9 years ago '07        #296
dnycem 3 heat pts
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U have a lot of time on ur hand 2 be doing task such as this.Props tho
 08-18-2008, 05:27 AM         #297
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definitely coppin. i already have the first 2, so i don't see any reason to leave my collection missing out, especially considering it's a great a.ss album.
 08-18-2008, 06:47 AM         #298
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thats right i said it, my top 5 verses of the year so far

:dancingcool:
 9 years ago '05        #299
Left Hook 28 heat pts28
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I thought Cali Sunshine 3rd verse was cool..Ya Heard's 3rd verse was alright too..

But.. Let Us Live 1st verse and LAX Files 1st verse >>>
 9 years ago '04        #300
Calamity 8 heat pts
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n*ggaz from my area get offended when we hear outta town n*ggaz sayin "Ya heard" cuz its supposed to be "Ya heard me" that other sh*t sound stupid.. . i aint heard the song though...
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