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Album Review: 'Urban Rapsody'

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Urban Rapsody

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
performer:
Rick James
guest performer:
Snoop Dogg
Producers:
Mercury Records, Private I

We gave it a B-

After two years in prison, Rick James is back just in time for the soul-funk renaissance. The marginal Rapsody will get airplay not because of guests like Snoop Doggy Dogg, but because of the ’80s-style groove, bass pops, and pimp musings that were once James trademarks. Has his sound evolved? Not really. Is he still a superfreak? Yep. B-

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