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The Sun Rises in the East

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The Sun Rises in the East

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
performer:
Jeru The Damaja
Producers:
FFRR, Payday
genre:
Hip-Hop/Rap

We gave it a B

The Brooklyn rapper Jeru the Damja deserves all the props he’s been getting for pyrotechnic wordplay. But the real star on this debut is producer DJ Premier (Gang Starr), who crams the 10 tracks on The Sun Rises in the East with sparse, rumbling beats and treble-y samples. Unfortunately, for all of Jeru’s rapping talent, his lyrics aren’t at all challenging or memorable. B