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Music Review: 'The Firm'

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The Firm

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
R
performer:
Wilford Brimley, Gary Busey, Tom Cruise, Jeanne Tripplehorn, Gene Hackman, Ed Harris, Holly Hunter
director:
Sydney Pollack
author:
6352
genre:
Mystery and Thriller

We gave it a B+

VARIOUS ARTISTS No, it’s not the John Grisham novel or the Jimmy Page post-Zep combo — it’s the heaviest hip-hop supergroup ever. Senior partners include rap superstars Nas, Foxy Brown, and AZ; and G-funk magistrate Dr. Dre drops beats and rhymes on two tracks. Indeed, this is more like rap’s Supreme Court, as the slamming grooves, ill rhymes, and soaring female vocals (ex-En Voguer Dawn Robinson) on tracks like ”Firm Biz” amply demonstrate. B+

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