The Godfathers (Necro and Kool G Rap)
Once Upon a Crime
This ain't no Macklemore — while G Rap anchors the duo with his trademark gruff delivery and tight rhyme schemes, Necro brings the crazy with his speedy, rapid-fire flow, touching on such heart-warming topics as killing, maiming and beating the piss out of people with all types of different objects. Skip past the warbling spaghetti-western of "Crook Catastrophe & The Gunblast Kid" as a pretty fresh beat gets killed by an unexplainable chorus that needs to take the 3:10 back to Yuma and instead press play on "Teflon Dons" and "Omertà," which pay homage to the Mafioso life (with a twist), and lead single "Heart Attack," which has the duo trading bars over a dope '80s-style Action-caper-chock-full-of-random-violence-starring-possibly-Charles Bronson type beat.
Had a bad day? Need to blow off some steam? Don't go out and catch a charge at some poor sap's expense. Plug in, press play and let the Godfathers kick some ass for you instead. You'll be glad you did. (RBC/Psycho Logical-Records)
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