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Music Review: 'Coming of Age'

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Coming of Age

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
performer:
Memphis Bleek
genre:
Hip-Hop/Rap

We gave it a B+

The outlook is anything but bleak for this Jay-Z protege and his totally thugged-out debut, Coming of Age. Bleek’s relentless rhymes hold their own against guests like Ja Rule and Noreaga, yet show a surprisingly sensitive side on the autobiographical ”Regular Cat.” Even better are the ominous inner-city symphonies and raw street beats backing him — they’re of such fresh vintage they don’t need to age.

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