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The Ecstatic

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June 03, 2009 at 04:00 AM EDT

It’s not easy being a Mos Def fan. In the decade since his exemplary solo debut, Black on Both Sides, he’s often either phoned it in or missed the mark entirely. His fourth album breaks that ?pattern with a decisive flourish. Mos is brimming with poetry again, hurling politically charged lyrics like lightning bolts against the thunderous beats behind him. Though his vigor falters toward the end, The Ecstatic remains by far his strongest, most deeply felt work in ages. B+

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