• April 09, 2009
    By Chris Faraone

    I haven’t reviewed a commercial rap release in years. In my role as an alt weekly critic, I’m compelled to ignore over-hyped nonsense that major labels push on aesthetically retarded audiences. But Jadakiss, I thought, deserved an exception; while his solo discs are notorious for confusingly pairing underground material with shameless materialism, the man has always moved his pen in extraordinary ways.

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