Simon Vozick-Levinson
April 01, 2009 AT 04:00 AM EDT

The Last Kiss

type
Music
Current Status
In Season
performer
Jadakiss
genre
Hip-Hop/Rap

We gave it an B

On his latest CD, The Last Kiss, Jadakiss says he’s ”trying to get my s— together and do it one more time.” Give him points for honesty: It’s been five years since his last release, and longer since his hardboiled lyricism was in style. When he caters to changed times, the results are forgettable. But when he stays in his lane, there’s no one who can snarl a couplet quite like him. B

Download This: Listen to songs from the new album on the singer’s ”MySpace”

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