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I Got Next

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I Got Next

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
performer:
KRS-One
Producers:
Jive Records
genre:
Hip-Hop/Rap

We gave it an A-

Largely avoiding his trademark didacticism, KRS-One dishes out raw funk in I Got Next on tracks like ”The MC,” an exuberant celebration of hip-hop lyrical invention. And on ”Step Into a World (Rapture’s Delight),” his gruff rhymes provide gripping contrast to the ethereal chorus lifted from Blondie’s new-wave/rap hybrid ”Rapture.” In a stunning return to form, this hip-hop revolutionary finally sounds like he’s having fun. A-

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