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The Beatnuts

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The Beatnuts

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
Producers:
Relativity, Violator
genre:
Hip-Hop/Rap, Jazz

We gave it a B

If the lyrics on this self-titled debut album by The Beatnuts, an Afro-Latino trio from Queens, N.Y., were half as inspired as their consistently inventive rhythms, they would have a minor classic on their hands. As it is, the rappers make up for with enthusiasm what they lack in poetry (e.g., ”the kicks make you vibrate like if you was a pager” from ”Rik’s Joint”). Required listening for all beat nuts. B