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American Bad Ass

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Kid Rock, American Bad Ass

American Bad Ass

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
performer:
Kid Rock
Producers:
Atlantic

We gave it a C+

This hip-hop redneck became the rock & roll bad boy of his generation with ’98’s ”Devil Without a Cause,” an inspired, bird flipping gauntlet of rap-metal perfectly suited for the ”Springer Break” set. Too bad his first postplatinum salvo is such a chunk of sludge. While his signature shoutouts to the lowbrow joys of Stroh’s, AC/DC, and porn are always welcome, the beefy Metallica samples make ”American Bad Ass” collapse from its own weight.