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Monday, December 17, 2007

Masta Ace - A Long Hot Summer [2004]


UNDERGROUND9 RECOMMENDED ALBUM
























Released
: August 3, 2004
Uploaded: December 17, 2007


Tracklist:

  1. The Count
  2. Big City
  3. Good Ol' Love
  4. Fats Belvedere
  5. Da Grind feat. Apocalypse
  6. H.O.O.D.
  7. The Stoop
  8. Beautiful
  9. F.A.Y. (Fuck All Y'all) feat. Strick
  10. Fats Crib
  11. Soda And Soap feat. Jean Grae
  12. Do It Man feat. Big Noyd
  13. Brooklyn Masala feat. Leschea
  14. The Proposition
  15. Travelocity feat. Punch & Words
  16. The Ways
  17. Wutuwankno feat. Edo G.
  18. The After Party
  19. Oh My God feat. The Beatnuts & Rahzel
  20. Cellmate
  21. Revelations
  22. Out Takes
File Size: 102 MB
DOWNLOAD: Megaupload
INFO: Wikipedia
INCLUDED:

  • Full Album Lyrics
  • Full Album Artwork
  • All Tracks Are VBR [GroupRip]
Underground9 Overview:
The fifth studio album by rapper Masta Ace, an incredible release and one of my favorite albums of all time.
I'll never forget the first time i heard this record, it was about a year after it's release and for weeks it was the only album i would listen to.
I could consider this a classic, but i think that many people would disagree on that, but a near classic it's definitely the right definition.
The main thing that impressed me while listening to A Long Hot Summer was the street mood and the way all tracks follow a story, which sets as a prequel to Ace's previous album Disposable Arts.
The production is outstanding, very classical and harmonious beats make each song a treat for the ears.
On the street popular "Good Ol' Love" Ace raps about the struggle in the underground rap scene, Ace has been rapping for more than a decade now and he can be considered one of the most underrated artists alive, it has a very nice sample.
My favorite track on the album is "The Ways", a track that differs from the rest of the album, Ace takes a different approach on the track, aggressive lyrics and faster rapping, the main subject is the ways record labels control the rap scene, the beat is very simple and lets you focus more on the words.
Another standout song is "Revelations", a beautiful song where Ace expresses his emotional state, a track full of concern, anger and disappointment.
One of the best releases in the past years and a very recommended one.

Flow & Lyrics:
8 /10

Beats: 8 /10

Here you can read a full review on RapReviews.

Download and enjoy.

1 comment:

sil said...

yea, i really love this one... Ace is always at the top... great blogspot!