Little Brother- The Minstrel Show (2005)

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5 254 55.22%
4 140 30.43%
3 35 7.61%
2 5 1.09%
1 26 5.65%
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 11 years ago '04        #101
bretboi 
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nice album by little brother 4/5 peace
 09-07-2005, 07:09 AM         #102
Obie 
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5/5...
 11 years ago '04        #103
htown 
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are these guys actually from north Cak, they don't have the same country accent like a Petey Pablo or something.
 09-07-2005, 08:06 AM         #104
Killa #4 
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gave it a five
 11 years ago '04        #105
silentmurder2 1 heat pts
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never really took the time to listen to Little Brother but after hearin this, its def one of the best this year, its nice to hear an album that sounds like an actual album n not just songs thrown together. sh*t brings it back definitley my kind of sh*t

4-4.5/5
 11 years ago '04        #106
Liquid-Science 25 heat pts25
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why the fu*k is everything a 5/5 around here

either everyone's a fu*kin record exec or you mofos got no standards
 11 years ago '04        #107
K1DWONDER 
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man i'm from the south, but i'm not going to be bias like yall up north n*ggas and say its garbage just because of my region, but man this sh*t is tight is fu*k,5/5, classic sh*t, this is better than kanye by a lil bit, i gave kanye a 4.5/5 due to game verse being taking off of crack music, but man this little brother is tight is fu*k
 11 years ago '04        #108
K1DWONDER 
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also, that sh*t would be nice to hear my n*gga common on some of these beats
 11 years ago '05        #109
jaydee24 1 heat pts
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great cd, i love the whole thought behind the album. its exactly how theindustry is now. that "cheatin" song is on some funny r kelly sh*t. overall its a great album. 4/5 they have grown as a unit, but i've been listening to their first cd "the listening" alot and i guess they took a while with this one but i don't think this is better though.
 11 years ago '05        #110
DatChiNig 
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If ya'll analyze the album, You will also be able to recognize the elevation in Pooh's lyric game. We all know that Phonte is gonna do his thing, and that 9th is gonna do his. Pooh has always been the wild-card. He was pretty inconsistent in his flow in the past . But on this sh*t, and on Sleepers too (If yall don't know, You sleep for real) I have been pleasantly surprised. The album is pretty much what I expected from LB. I could talk all day about the album. Ya'll just gotta listen to "All for you" though. By far the most personal track on the album, and best on the album as well.
 09-07-2005, 11:01 PM         #111
Liquid Oxygen 
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didnt have to skip a song, sooo hot. 5/5 Perfect music for chillin in my room doing homework or something.
 09-07-2005, 11:07 PM         #112
MoThaNAMilliON 
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it was hott...gotta cop dis...
 09-07-2005, 11:38 PM         #113
POMP 
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4 good album nothing else
 11 years ago '04        #114
One-O-One 11 heat pts11
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The South is dominatin'


i gave this a 4 on the poll but its really 4.5


ima prolly buy it.

at first i wasnt feelin' like dat but was in a really bad mood at the time. Now dat my mind is clear n' balanced somewhat, this CD is tight n' well put together.

NC nicca
 11 years ago '04        #115
rasheedwallace 33 heat pts33
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you know an album is truly a piece of art when it tells a story, or you feel like your getting a listening into the life of the particular rapper.

little brother never fails in that aspect.


buy this album. support real music.

i'm only a few tracks deep so far (been a long day so i just got it...) but i can already feel the album has substance.

g'yeah!
 09-08-2005, 02:26 AM         #116
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I mean it was called the Minstrel Show but the title didnt match the album. i was expecting to hear some real "concious" sh*t about real issues going on around the world or even in America, but all i got was "dope rhymes dope beats" as Rapper phonte liked to say it. and yes, i do want more. he said "dope rhymes dope beats what more could you want?" well ill tell him i want a messege(sp) their album is talking about the nameless wack emcees that are ruining hip hop and girls and a track about his dad. theres just enough in this album for people to call it concious, like UBN and The Minstrel Show, but these guys are like the minstrels their hating on, arnt they? i guess it was a cool album, like mos def, talib kweli's and common's, but none of those artist are really "concious" and i mean if they are then so if Ludacris and The Game equally, cause theyve said sort of concious things from time to time. now dead prez is concious, bringing new idea's into peoples minds, after 4 listens, The Minstrel Show couldnt even hold a Handle to dead prez-Lets Get Free
 09-08-2005, 03:22 PM         #117
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5 mics without question..ive never felt an album deserved 5 mics more than this album
imo, phonte is the best emcee out right now..and YusufSaad the cd IS conscious if you really listen, phonte get mad deep its just that he dont come out and say exactly what he's speakin about, but if you really listen you get the picture
 09-08-2005, 05:43 PM         #118
RelaxMode82 
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really solid effort. 4/5
 11 years ago '05        #119
Frant!k 
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one of the few classics this year! 5 mics IMO
 11 years ago '05        #120
buuzero 
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4/5

And it's not that geared toward women. Like the one track seems to be making fun of r&b. That sh*t is so fu*king cookie-cutter it's ridiculous. Solid album though. I'd give it a 4.5 if I could. I upped it in the mixed bag section if anyone needs it.
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