Big Dada has really got something here. Baltimore emcee Naeem Juwan preferably referred to as Spank Rock and producer XXXchange have enough respect for classic rap and what hip-hop means culturally to appease the old school crowd, enough fresh-faced innovation and open-mindedness to satisfy the intelligent hip-hop heads, and enough panty-stripping rhymes and pseudo-dancehall rhymes to satiate those misled Black Eyed Peas followers. It should please just about everyone. Dre record, with dated beats targeted to popular, white, high school kids too dead inside to dance faster, could ever pretend to be. Juwan's pretentiousness slides closer to honest, sexual cockiness, as opposed to the 50 Cent ilk's money-driven, debasingly sexually aggressive, proud-to-be-ignorant vanity that's currently poisoning the mainstream market. So even with all the "p-p-put that pussy on me" posturing, Spank Rock is a much more positive, believable, and creative act than all the Dr.
Spank Rock - YoYoYoYoYo | Music Review | Tiny Mix Tapes
One-time DFA disciple Armani XXXChange, working from a homemade studio in an apartment in Brooklyn, displays a keen ear for smart ways to mash regional and time-lost delicacies. In other news, Spank Rock released Yoyoyoyoyo last month. That's the hierarchy. Yoyoyoyoyo is one of the most precise and brilliantly produced albums of the year. XXXChange uses dug-out bass, Space Invaders blips, and relentless s, among myriad sound effects, to enhance what can feel like sonic revolution. His versatility is a gift, though it sometimes robs Spank Rock of any discernable individuality.
It was released through Big Dada on April 18, John Bush of AllMusic gave the album 4. Club stated that "The album's air of experimental austerity finds a good foil in devilish basslines and clattering rhythm runs more concerned with party-starting. Tiny Mix Tapes placed it at number 24 on the "Favorite Albums of " list. All tracks are written by Alex Epton and Naeem Juwan , except where noted.
Rose Top: This is for someone whose hair is as red as a rose. Copper Top: This is for someone whose hair is like the red-toned metal. Fire Face: This is for red-haired people. Fire Top: This is a fairly common nickname for red heads. Orange: This is for girls with orange-colored hair.