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''(Rock) Superstar''/''(Rap) Superstar''

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(Rock) Superstar

Current Status:
In Season
Rock, Singles, Hip-Hop/Rap

We gave it a B

Cypress Hill put down those blunts long enough to offer twin musings on the illusory nature of fame, ”(Rock) Superstar” and ”(Rap) Superstar.” You’ve got a rock version (with ”testimonials” from Everlast and Deftones singer Chino Moreno) or a rap one (with Eminem and Noreaga), but there’s little difference: Each features B-Real’s hectoring nasal tones and a backing track that sounds like someone playing vibes over a watered-down run-through of Zep’s ”Kashmir.” Trite subject, decent song. B