Grand Champ: (what it could have been)

Started by The Lyricvore, Apr 20, 2021, in Music Add to Reading List

  1. The Lyricvore
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    Apr 20, 2021
    Not everyone’s favorite DMX album. But having some songs go to the cradle 2 the grave soundtrack is what caused it not to be.

    go to sleep ft. Eminem
    X gon’ give it to ya
    Right/wrong
    First I’m gonna crowl (even though it wasn’t on the soundtrack it was in the movie)


    Where the hood at, x gon’ give it to ya, go to sleep.... ARE f---ing ANTHEMs.dogs out, get it on the floor, shot down, rob all night... this could of been one of the hardest albums ever.
     
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  2. Yeez
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    Apr 20, 2021
    I think Go To Sleep is a little too em-centric to be on the album but the other 3 would definitely raise up Grand Champ alot quality wise.
     
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  3. Antman
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    Antman No Cap

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  4. The Lyricvore
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    having both Eminem and 50 on the album back then would have been so hyped though. I mean you’re not wrong it was em centric. But I felt that about renegade and had no complaints of it being on the blueprint
     
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  5. hargydon
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    Why is Renegade Em-centric?
     
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  6. The Lyricvore
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    because I said...


    Now keep scrolling
     
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  8. Ricky
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    Apr 20, 2021
    Huh what

    It's my fav X album
     
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  9. CARNIFEX
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    I always felt like the album looses steam towards the end replacing a good chunk of those songs with the ones you mentioned would be awesome
     
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  10. CARNIFEX
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    Am I the only one who doesn't really like the hook to dogs out? Also f--- y'all is great
     
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  11. Sav Stanfield
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    in my recent relisten it was probably the weakest of his 5-album run. Thats not to say its bad at all, its just clearly got A&R fingerprints all over it and feels bloated and all over the place. That being said Shot Down is a stone cold classic, that must be one of the coldest guest features 50 ever did.
     
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  12. Sav Stanfield
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    also agree Go To Sleep wouldn't have fit, but Right/Wrong would definitely could have replaced one of the lesser tracks. Same for And X Gon' Give It To Ya, rather than just being a bonus cut tacked on at the end
     
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    I love it personally, f--- Y'all came on shuffle earlier, beat's nasty lol
     
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  14. icecube
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    It's a great album but it does feel much more manufactured and xommercial than the previous 4. Not to say it's a bad album though but I get where your coming from. Hard pass on Go To Sleep on the album though.
     
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