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Title: X-Raided (Nefarious) - Speak of the Devil
Post by: That_Cracka_J on May 21, 2002, 03:36:15 PM
X-Raided (Nefarious) – Speak of the Devil

1. Worldwide…Tight loop combined with the waterdrops sound.  X flows his ass off.  Guest rapper Hanifah flows well, too.  She’s a nice addition to the track.  4.5/5
2. The hole…Raw ass lyrics about jail.  Wicked gangsta beat.  5/5
3. Catch you…Dark sounding production.  Song features Brotha Lynch Hung who lays down a decent verse.  X only does the hook.  3.5/5
4. Fatal blow…Sounds like a slowed down version of the prelude on Niggaz4Life.  He rides the track amazingly.  5/5
5. Never loved…Production has the dark feel to it with a strange frequency squelching sound in the background.  Tight lyrics.  4.5/5
6. Trail by fury…Song about living by the street code and not snitching.  Nice production.  3.5/5
7. Only in the studio…Wicked beat.  The song’s about studio gangsters.  Features Mr. Doctor who is a good addition to the track.  4/5
8. Jealous…Amazing production and some of X’s dopest lyrics.  5/5
9. Hellraizer…Quality production.  Nice track about choices in life.  4/5
10.   The evil that men do…The beat is decent, but the actual quality falters a bit along with X’s verse.  C-Bo adds a good verse.  UTG puts down a rapid fire flow.  3.5/5
11.   Decapitation…Good old-school sounding beat.  Quality isn’t as good on X’s verses, but the lyrics are tight.  3.5/5
12.   Use yo nina…Good loop, decent lyrics.  3/5
13.   Incarcerated…Another old school beat.  Again, quality of X’s voice isn’t as good as the rest of the album.  3/5
14.   Nefarious…Nice, smooth beat.  Tight lyrics.  3.5/5

OVERALL…8/10

For recording these tracks from jail, the vocals sound crystal clear, except for the last few tracks.  Some of the tightest production on one album.  Not your regular run-of-the-mill sounding beats.  Album has the gangsta feel to it, but most songs also have messages to them.
Title: Re: X-Raided (Nefarious) - Speak of the Devil
Post by: Doggystylin on May 21, 2002, 04:36:34 PM
tight review man, x raided is mad slept on, i love Fatal blow
Title: Re: X-Raided (Nefarious) - Speak of the Devil
Post by: Hittman on May 22, 2002, 10:18:37 AM
Tight Review Cracka, Thanks For That ;D I Have Most Of Them Songs, Not X-Raideds Best Work But Some Of Them Tracks Are Dope As Fuck.
Title: Re: X-Raided (Nefarious) - Speak of the Devil
Post by: Smooth on May 22, 2002, 05:28:27 PM
Dope review Cracka... X-Raided is slept on to much!...

Peace
Title: Re: X-Raided (Nefarious) - Speak of the Devil
Post by: S.G.V. on May 22, 2002, 11:11:05 PM
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tight review man, x raided is mad slept on, i love Fatal blow

my thoughts exaclty
Title: Re: X-Raided (Nefarious) - Speak of the Devil
Post by: That_Cracka_J on June 26, 2002, 06:06:54 PM
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