Music Review: 'DJ Clue Presents Backstage — Mixtape (Music Inspired by the Film)'
DJ Clue Presents Backstage--Mixtape (Music Inspired by the Film)
The compilation DJ Clue Presents Backstage — Mixtape (Music Inspired by the Film) shares a title with the film of Jay-Z’s 1999 ”Hard Knock Life” U.S. tour, but don’t call it a soundtrack. There are no performances from the shows, but spin master DJ Clue unites rappers from the various cities the group passed through, in effect taking hip-hop’s national temperature. And it’s hot, as burning new tracks from supa-dupa stars (Eve and OutKast) to novices (the amazing Lady Luck) prove. A-